Over $5,000 in scholarships available in 2019

The Lake County Farm Bureau will once again be offering numerous opportunities for scholarships this year to our members and their dependants.  The Lake County Farm Bureau would like to encourage all students who qualify to apply for the various scholarships that are available on an annual basis through our organization.
           
Application packets which include all rules, details, and deadlines for each of the scholarships are available at the Lake County Farm Bureau office which is located at 70 US Hwy 45, Grayslake.  For more information about the available scholarships, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Information Director Andy Blaul at 847-223-6506, or by email at [email protected]

Please take a moment to review the details of each available scholarship, and their corresponding eligibility criteria:

$1,000 ROBERT F. ROUSE SCHOLARSHIP

Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Lake County Farm Bureau members, or children of members.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, a Farm Bureau member in good standing, and attending a post-secondary institution within the state of Illinois (including an accredited college, a university, a junior college, a community college, or a trade school.)  Applicants are also required to be majoring in either Agriculture, a field related to Agriculture, or Nursing.  The appication for this scholarship becomes available on 12/1/18, and is available here :   The deadline for applications for this scholarship is February 1, 2019.

~$1,000 MARY LOU DIEBOLD SCHOLARSHIP

One $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a Lake County Farm Bureau member, or a child of a member.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, a Farm Bureau member in good standing, and attending a post-secondary institution (including an accredited college, a university, a junior college, a community college, or a trade school.)  The appication for this scholarship becomes available on 12/1/18, and is available here :  The deadline for applications for this scholarship is February 1, 2019.


~$1,200 ELBERT & MARY ELSBURY SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants are required to be a child of a Lake County Farm Bureau member, or members themselves who have had an active membership with the Farm Bureau for at least two years, and a resident of Lake County, Illinois.  Applicants must also be attending a post-secondary institution (including an accredited college, a university, a junior college, a community college, or a trade school.)  Eligible majors for this scholarship include Agriculture, a field related to Agriculture, Home Economics, or a field related to home economics.  Please click here for application  The deadline for applications for this scholarship is May 1, 2019.

$500 WALTER KRUMREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants are required to be a child of a Lake County Farm Bureau member, or a member themselves who have been in good standing for at least one year.  Applicants must also reside in Lake County, Illinois, and must be attending the College of Lake County.  Please click here for application.  The deadline for applications for this scholarship is May 1, 2019.

AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants are required to be a child of a Lake County Farm Bureau member, or a member themselves who have been in good standing for at least one year.  Applicants must be attending a post-secondary institution (including an accredited college, a university, junior college, or community college.)  Applicants for this scholarship MUST be entering a field related to agriculture.  Please click here for application. The deadline for applications for this scholarship is May 1, 2019.

Good luck to all of our Farm Bureau students!