Youth Ambassador Scholarship

The Youth Ambassador Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Committee, aims to surface young leaders passionate about agriculture and cultivate their ability to engage in the food and farming conversation with a wide variety of audiences. The program also showcases opportunities for careers in agriculture and its related industries. 

The SCFB Youth Ambassadors receive a $2,000 college scholarship and specialized advocacy training preparing them to be influential and effective young leaders. Ambassadors will attend and speak at a variety of Farm Bureau events and meeting throughout the year to gain better understanding of the organization and its leadership structure.  These activities are paid for and coordinated by the SCFB Promotion and Education Division.

2022 Essay Topic: How can Farm Bureau effectively support and equip young farmers to successfully manage economic and infrastructure challenges to ensure a viable agriculture industry in our state.

Read full description and eligibility here.

Application will be available soon. Please check back.

Lee Padgett

2022 Youth Ambassador

Lee Padgett

Lee Padgett is from Lexington county and is currently attending Clemson University majoring in Agricultural Mechanization and Business. After graduation, Lee plans to use the knowledge from his major to improve efficiency on his family’s farm and increase the use of precision agriculture on the farm.

Adisyn Lyles

2022 Youth Ambassador

Adisyn Lyles

Adisyn Lyles is from Oconee County and majoring in Agribusiness and minoring in crop and soil environmental science. After graduation, Adisyn hopes to work as a sale representative for a seed company.