2019-2020 Scholarship Opportunities

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. The Application deadline has passed.

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 whatever area of study they choose. The Application deadline has passed.

Ag Future of America (AFA) Leader & Academic Scholarships

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. Applicants should be pursuing a four year degree in an agriculture or food related field.

AFA Scholarships Include: AFA Leaders Conference registration, meals and hotel for the November 7-10, 2019 Conference in Kansas City, MO. Recipients will also receive an academic award of $1,600 or more.

Apply for the Ag Future of America Scholarship Complete applications due March 13th.




The 2018-2019 CCFB Foundation Scholars are as follows:

Noah Benedict

Matthew Prather Memorial Scholarship

Emily Bluhm

Sun Prairie Seeds Scholarship

Andrew Borbley

Ben Louis Memorial Scholarship

Emma Carmien

Richard & Gloria Rayburn Scholarship

Maddie Cender

Louis Schwing Scholarship

Brookelyn Childers

Farm Credit Illinois Scholarship

Max Daly

The Anderson’s Scholarship

Lindsey Decker

Premier Cooperative Scholarship

Courtney Delaney

Jack & Patti Murray/Murray Seed Scholarship

Kinze Ehmen

The Gifford Bank Scholarship

Jacob Felsman

Thomas Hausman Memorial Scholarship

John “JT” Franey

Clarence & Alma Rayburn Memorial Scholarship

Maddie Fugate

Duane Strunk Memorial Scholarship

Stanley Godia

Roger Gish Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Hires

Clema Parker Memorial Scholarship

Grace Holben

Joe & Sue Summerville Scholarship

Sophia Hortin

Vincent O. Greene Memorial Scholarship

Alex Izard

Chester & Margaret Hiser Memorial Scholarship

Andrew Johnson

COUNTRY Financial Scholarship

Riley Knott

Longview Bank Scholarship

Brendan Kuhns

Leslie Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Kristen Kurtz

William T. & Kathryn Luther Henderson Scholarship
Madison Mitchell

Mildred Luther Scholarship

Cole Mohr

News-Gazette Farm Leader of the Year Scholarship

Megan Myerscough

AgriGold Seeds Scholarship

Bailey Parks-Moore

The Atkins Group Scholarship

Allie Place

Jennifer & Jackie Esworthy Memorial Scholarship

Brent Pruitt

Duane Ehler Memorial Scholarship

Matthew Raab

William T. & Kathryn Luther Henderson Scholarship

Ashley Rice

Dekalb Seeds Scholarship

Reese Richardson

Jack & Marjorie Richmond Memorial Scholarship

Carson Robinson

CCFB President’s Scholarship

Calli Robinson

Dale Cochran Scholarship

Collin Rohl

Gerald Compton Memorial Scholarship

Morgan Rothermel

CCFB Women’s Committee Scholarship

Josie Runck

Leslie Arps Memorial Scholarship

Michael Sage

Illini FS Scholarship

Jacob Schluter

Gifford Lions Club Scholarship

Claire Smith

Gary Grace Memorial Scholarship

Alayna Stalter

Christian Brothers Scholarship

Jenna Straub

Mahomet Lions Club Scholarship

Kylie Terven

Marie Sitts Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Maddie Wilson

Marguerite Winston Champaign Women’s Club Scholarship

Hannah Young

Meijer Scholarship

Ag Future of America Scholarship Sponsored by the Champaign County Farm Bureau and The CCFB Foundation:

Noah Benedict
Jenna Straub

2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients
2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients