Monterey County Farm Bureau

Scholarships

Scholarships Available to Local College Students

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers, and American Ag Credit awarded scholarships for students attending college in the 2018 / 2019 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.


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.