Monterey County Farm Bureau


Scholarships Available to Local College Students

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers, and American Ag Credit will be awarding scholarships for students attending college in the 2019 / 2020 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.

Applications are now being accepted and must be postmarked no later than April 12, 2019.  Qualifications for each of these scholarships are listed within the application form; download the form here.

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers, and American Ag Credit awarded a total of $9,600 in  scholarships in 2018.

Monterey County Farm Bureau contributed $6,000 to the Bill Barker Memorial Fund in 2018, from the proceeds of our golf tournament held in August.  This fund is administered by Monterey County Agricultural Education for the Barker family and provides resources for three annual Farm Day events in Monterey County, educating approx. 6,600 thrid-graders and their parents on Agriculture.

2018 Scholarship Winners

MCFB and CCYF&R are pleased to award scholarships each year to deserving students who desire a career in food production or ranching.  Both organizations work hard to give back to the agricultural community through fundraisers, bar-b-ques and support of other agricultural non-profit organizations.