Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation, Inc. began in 1996 as a non-profit organization seeking to make a difference in students’ lives and in our local community’s future. Our goal is to identify, through a competitive application and interview process, Fayette County students whose past, present or future includes agricultural activities. Whom of which are likely to make an impact upon our present and future Bluegrass Area. We provide scholarship support to selected individuals for a maximum of four consecutive semesters of full-time vocational/technical institutional studies. Scholarship Applications are below:
You could be the recipient of a $20,000 scholarship! Fayette County Farm Bureau is offering a $20,000 scholarship, $5,000 per year toward a 4 year undergraduate degree. You must be a resident and attend school in Fayette County, a current high school senior, an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have a combined verbal and math SAT scores 1000 or higher or a composite ACT score of 24 or higher. You must be a member of Fayette County Farm Bureau, however if you are not already a member you may join at anytime before the application deadline for $35.00. CLICK HERE TO JOIN. Please see above for our Scholarship Applications.
A 2 year Community/ Technical scholarship is also offered by Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation. Up to $10,000 can be granted to a student pursuing a 2 year Vo-Tech degree or certificate. Open to anyone 18 years and older. Must be a resident of Fayette County. You must be a member of Fayette County Farm Bureau, however if you are not already a member you may join at anytime before the application deadline for $35.00. CLICK HERE TO JOIN. Please see above for our Scholarship Application
**Special instructions to applicants: Please fill the application online**
Kentucky Farm Bureau also offers several scholarships at the State level. STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BOTH! Click here to learn more
2020 Scholarship Recipients
Catie Wharton is a senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Lexington, KY) and also attends Locust Trace AgriScience Center. Catie is the daughter of Scott and Cathy Wharton of Lexington. Catie plans to attend Colorado State University, majoring in Animal Science under the Pre-Vet pathway with the goal of becoming a Veterinarian. Catie will be receiving the $20,000 John C. Darsie Scholarship provided by the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation.
Annika Weaver is a senior at Henry Clay High School and Locust Trace Agriscience Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Annika is the daughter of Suzanne Hinton and Paul Weaver. Annika will attend Morehead State University, majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine with a goal to one day become a large animal veterinarian. Annika will be receiving a $10,000 scholarship provided by the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation.
Reka Gal is a senior at the Math Science Technology Center at Paul Laurence Dunbar in Lexington, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Jozsef Gal and Emese Galne Farkas of Lexington. Reka plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and major in Biology and a minor in Sustainability with the goal to become a pharmacogenomicist. Reka will be receiving a $10,000 scholarship provided by the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation.
Brendley Nathaniel is a senior in Bryan Station High School’s Medical Academy in Lexington, Kentucky. Brendley is the daughter of Bret and Meredith Nathaniel. Brendley will attend Northwestern University where she will major in Global Health Studies with a goal to change public health systems around the country. Brendley will be receiving a $10,000 scholarship provided by the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation.