Monterey County Farm Bureau


Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers, and American Ag Credit announce the availability of scholarships for local students attending college in the 2020 / 2021 academic year.

Applicants may be incoming college freshmen, starting or continuing students at a two-year community college or four-year university, or transferring to a four-year college or university, majoring in Agriculture curriculums.  Students must have graduated from high school in Monterey or San Benito Counties.

Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers is a committee of Monterey County Farm Bureau, offering an opportunity for individuals starting their agricultural careers to network and learn more about local crop production.  Monterey County Farm Bureau administers the scholarship awards from American Ag Credit.

American AgCredit supports scholarships for general agricultural studies; agriculturally-related course work such as veterinary care, animal husbandry, and water­shed development; and fields such as accounting, mar­keting or business degrees with a focus on agriculture or farming/ranching.

Applications are now available and are due on April 3, 2020 (postmark date).

Download the scholarship application form here.

2019 Scholarship Awards

Fourteen scholarships were awarded to students attending two-year community colleges and four-year universities:

All three organizations are pleased to award scholarships each year to deserving students who desire a career in food production or ranching.  Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers works hard to give back to the agricultural community through fundraiser events, bar-b-que services and support of other agricultural non-profit organizations.