Foundation Scholarships

South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation Provides Scholarships


The purpose of the South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation is to provide educational funds for scholarships to persons pursuing a higher education degree in agriculture or agriculturally-related majors.

The scholarships are for South Carolina Farm Bureau member families and will be awarded to rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of character, demonstrated leadership abilities, and dedication to agriculture or related fields. The recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation in accordance with guidelines developed by the Foundation's Board of Directors and approved by the Foundation's membership.

 

To Apply


Applications for these scholarships should be mailed no later than April 30 prior to the beginning of the first semester of the following academic year.

South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation
Post Office Box 754
Columbia, SC 29202-0754

If you are a Farm Bureau member and would like to receive an application, click here to request that one be mailed or e-mailed to you.


Amount of Each Scholarship


The Foundation's Board of Directors have indicated that funds available for 2013-14 will include six $1,000 scholarships. They will be designated as:

  • Betty J. DeWitt Scholarship Award
  • J. W. Wamer, Jr., Scholarship Award
  • Edwin Hugh Agnew Scholarship Award
  • Robert R. Coker Scholarship Award 
  • Harry S. Bell Scholarship Award
  • C. B. Mitchell Scholarship Award 

Donations to the SC Farm Bureau Foundation


Individuals or groups are encouraged to participate in funding the SC Farm Bureau Foundation by making tax-deductible contributions to the scholarship fund of their choice.

Contributions intended as memorial gifts should indicate the name of the person for whom the gift is given and the name and address of the family member designated to receive the acknowledgment of the gift.

Contributions may be mailed to:

South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation
Post Office Box 754
Columbia, SC 29202-0754