CCFB Foundation Scholars Program
The Foundation Scholars Program offers support to college bound students majoring in an agricultural or related field. Applicants must reside within Champaign County, or be a graduate of a Champaign County High School; and be accepted as a full time student in an agricultural related degree area.
2022 Applications will open around December 1st, 2021 and will be due no later than January 31, 2022.
Other Scholarship Opportunities Available from the CCFB Foundation
Freese Memorial Scholarship
Administered on behalf of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Flatville, the CCFB Foundation is proud to offer the Freese Memorial Scholarship. Through the foresight and generous contribution of Ed and Helen Freese, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Flatville, Thomasboro, Illinois, is able to offer scholarships to sons and daughters of farmers. Immanuel is committed to rural America and seeks to minister to the special needs of those involved in agriculture. We hope to support needy and deserving sons and daughters of farmers in any area of study they choose. Applicants must be from Champaign, Ford or Vermilion Counties. The 2022 Freese Scholarships will be available on or near December 1, 2021.
AFA provides academic scholarships in partnership with the CCFB Foundation and other community based organizations and Universities. Recipients of the CCFB Foundation & AFA scholarship will be graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates. Applicants should be pursuing a four year degree in an agriculture or food related field.
This year we are excited to offer 2 AFA Scholarships which include: AFA Leaders Conference registration, meals and hotel for the November 2021 Conference in Kansas City, MO. Recipients will also receive an academic award of $1,600 or more.
The Foundation will also be awarding two Conference Attendance-only Scholarships which include AFA Leaders Conference registration, meals and hotel for November 2021 Conference in Kansas City, MO. (If you are a past AFA attendee you need not apply for this award. Please email Kirk@ccfarmbureau.com and tell us that you’d like to be considered for this award.)
Apply at www.agfuture.org/scholarships. Applications are now being accepted and are due in full by March 10, 2021.
IAA Foundation Scholarship Program
Administered by the IAA Foundation (Illinois Farm Bureau), the IAA Foundation Scholarship program is a state-wide application process. Apply at www.iaafoundation.org This application is now closed.
The 2021-2022 CCFB Foundation Scholars are as follows:
Gifford State Bank Scholarship
Champaign Women’s Club Scholarship
The Atkin’s Group Scholarship
Louis Schwing Scholarship
Farm Credit Illinois Scholarship
Marguerite Winston Memorial Scholarship
COUNTRY Financial Scholarship
Duane Strunk Memorial Scholarship
Chester & Margaret Hiser Memorial Scholarship
Clema Parker Memorial Scholarship
Marie Sitts Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
The Anderson’s Scholarship
Leslie Arps Memorial Scholarship
Leslie Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Thomas Hausman Memorial Scholarship
Joe & Sue Summerville Scholarship
Dale Cochran Illinois Foundation Seeds Scholarship
Mildred Luther Memorial Scholarship
Roger Gish Memorial Scholarship
Jack & Marjorie Richmond Memorial Scholarship
Mahomet Lions Club Scholarship
Champaign County Farm Bureau Board of Director’s Scholarship
Christian Brothers Scholarship
Captain Hank Warfel Memorial Scholarship
Gifford Lions Club Scholarship
William T & Kathryn Luther Henderson Graduate Student Scholarship
Vincent O Greene Memorial Scholarship
CCFB 100th Anniversary Scholarship
Champaign County Farm Bureau President’s Scholarship
Jennifer & Jackie Esworthy Memorial Scholarship
Duane Ehler Memorial Scholarship
William T Henderson Horticulture Scholarship
Gary Grace Memorial Scholarship
Clarence & Alma Rayburn Memorial Scholarship
Bermingham Family Farms Scholarship
Champaign County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Scholarship
Richard & Gloria Rayburn Scholarship