4H-FFA-Scolarships & Grants


American Rabbit Breeders Association [ARBA]


www.arba.net/youth.htm

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Over the past few years the ARBA has accrued a large sum of money through memberships. The annual Youth Scholarship Awards are granted from the interest earned by the ARBA foundation.

The ARBA Youth Committee, which consists of a member from each ARBA district, review and score the application forms as they are submitted.

The application deadline is August 31st, with the winners being announced at the Annual Convention in October or November.

To qualify for an ARBA scholarship, the youth must be graduating from high school in the year the application is submitted. The youth must have been a member of  the ARBA for 3 consecutive years prior to application and must have a grade point average of 3.0 to 4.0.

The ARBA application has 3 parts. The first part is information about the youth and their civic/school activities. The second part is information and history about the youth's rabbit activities and the third part is the applicants high school transcript filled out and signed by their principal or guidance counselor. The application and more information is available at the ARBA website.


COCA-COLA

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

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Local Coca-Cola Bottlers and The Coca-Cola Company have joined hands to provide Scholarships to high school seniors across America! Each year COCA-COLA selects fifty students as National Scholars. COCA-COLA encourages all eligible high school seniors in the U.S. to apply today......the scholarship deadline is October 31st!


Farm Service Agency


http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/loanyouth.pdf

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The FSA makes loans to young people that establish and operate income producing projects of modest size in connection with their participation in 4-H, FFA Clubs and other similar organizations. To qualify for a loan, you must be a US citizen, between the ages of 10 and 20, live in a town of less than 10,000 people, have been unsuccessful obtaining a loan from other sources and be able to obtain a modest income from the project. All information regarding this program is available at the FSA website.


Future Farmers of America (FFA)

https://www.texasffa.org/

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Each year the National FFA Organization awards more than $2 million in scholarships to members. There are many types of scholarships to fit the many types of FFA members.

Scholarships are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Different awards may be used at colleges, universities and postsecondary agricultural programs.

The scholarships are sponsored by numerous agricultural businesses through the National FFA Foundation, and new scholarships are added every year.


Texas 4-H
 
http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/scholarships/
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The Texas 4H Youth Development Foundation Opportunity Scholarship Program, a proud tradition of the Texas 4H Program started over 40 years ago, a tradition carried on to this day. In 1959 at the Texas 4H Roundup, the Texas 4H Foundation presented its first opportunity scholarship, a $1,000 award made possible by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. During the past 40+ years, the opportunity scholarship program has experienced tremendous growth thanks to the generous support and concern of organizations and individuals. These organizations and individuals believe in the Texas 4H Program and, more importantly, they believe in the need to provide dedicated, hard-working Texas 4H members with an opportunity to pursue their dream of obtaining an advanced degree and distinguishing themselves in productive career that will provide benefits to society.

To qualify for this scholarship you must be an active member of a Texas 4H during the previous year, a Texas resident and a graduate of a Texas High School (public, private, home school, etc.).  You must also show proof of  having been accepted and enrolled at a Texas College or University for the current year.  For more information, visit the 4-H website.


Texas Rabbit Breeders Association (TRBA)


http://www.texasrba.net/TRBA%200910%20SCH%20RULS%20FOR%20WEB.pdf

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The Texas Rabbit Breeders Association awards scholarships at their annual membership meeting held in July of each year. Applicants must be members in good standing with TRBA and must have actively engaged in breeding, raising and showing rabbits for at least three (3) years preceeding graduation from high school. Applicants must be legal residents of the State of Texas.

The Texas Rabbit Breeders Association (TRBA) maintains a Scholarship Fund and is continually striving to help our young people further their education. Rules/requirements for Scholarship Award eligibility are printed in the Jan/Feb and Mar/Apr Newsletters. Rules/requirements may be obtained from the TRBA Secretary. All applicants must secure a Scholarship Application from the TRBA Secretary's office in the same year in which he/she is applying for the award and must meet all eligibility requirements.

Applications for TRBA membership, scholarships and other information is available on the TRBA website.