Monterey County Farm Bureau


2021 Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers, and American AgCredit (Salinas) are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for the upcoming 2021/2022 collegiate academic session.  We encourage high school graduates from Monterey and San Benito Counties to apply!


  1. Applicants may be incoming college freshmen, starting or continuing students at a Junior College, Community College, or four-year University, or transferring to a four-year college or university.
  2. Must have attended and graduated from high school within Monterey or San Benito Counties.
  3. Collegiate curriculum area of study and expected degree must be in Agriculture / AgriBusiness.
  4. Strong consideration is based off the essay question.
  5. Grade point average, extra-curricular activities, and financial need will be considered.
  6. Recipient must show proof of enrollment and maintain 12 units or more each semester/quarter during the 2021-2022 academic year to receive funds.


Deadline for applications is Friday, April 2nd.  Late submissions will not be considered.

Download the application form here.

2020 Scholarship Awards

Ten 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.