Monterey County Farm Bureau

Scholarships

MCFB & CC YF&R Scholarship Applications for 2014

Monterey County Farm Bureau and Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers offer scholarships to high school seniors and college students for the 2014 - 2015 academic year.  Students must have attended and graduated from a Monterey County or San Benito County High School and plan to attend or are attending a university or community college majoring in an Agricultural curriculum.   Scholarship award amounts are dependent on the number of applications and amount of awards given.  Applications for scholarships are available for download here and are due on May 2, 2014.

2013 Scholarship Winners

Monterey County Farm Bureau (MCFB) and Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers (CCYF&R) awarded $7,500 in scholarships to five local students majoring in Agricultural-related curriculums.  MCFB partnered with American Ag Credit to award additional scholarship funds to two schalarship winners.

Five scholarships were awarded to students attending four year universities,and two scholarships were awarded to students attending a community college.

Erica Bianchi is the recipient of a $2,000 combined scholarship from MCFB and CCYF&R, and $1,000 from American Ag Credit.  Erica is a graduate of San Benito High School and attends California State University, Fresno majoring in AgriBusiness and Animal Science.

Victoria Silva is the recipient of a $2,000 combined scholarship from MCFB and CCYF&R, and $1,000 from American Ag Credit.  Victoria is a graduate of Salinas High School and attends River College majoring in General Agriculture.

Alyssa Abercrombie is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from CCYF&R.  Alyssa is a graduate of San Benito High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Business.

Justin Carroll is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CCYF&R.  Justin is a graduate of Salinas High School and attends Modesto Junior College majoring in Animal Science.

Cecilia Sanchez is the recipient of a $1000 scholarship from CCYF&R.  Cecilia graduated from Salinas High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Animal Science.

Saul Soto is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CCYF&R.  Saul graduated from Alisal High School and attends California State University, Fresno majoring in Ag Business.

John Thompson was awarded a $500 scholarship from CCYF&R.  John graduated from San Benito High School and attends California State University, Chico and majors in Ag Business.

Both 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.