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 below for our Scholarship Application.
James Grant is the son of John and Ann Grant of Lexington. He attends Bryan Station High School. James has served as Drum Major in Band, President of Beta Club, Team Captain of Academic and Swim Teams, as well as Treasurer of Spanish Honor Society. He has also been involved in the Bryan Station National Honor Society. He serves as a board member for League of Women Voters, is a volunteer at Baptist Health Hospital, and is on the Kentucky Aquatics Swim Team. James plans to attend Emory University majoring in Biology and Spanish with a minor in American Studies with hopes of becoming a physician. James is the recipient of the $5,000 Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation/ Burley Tobacco Growers Scholarship.
Bailey Jorgensen is the daughter of Paul Jorgensen of Lexington. She attends Lafayette High School and Locust Trace Agriscience Center. Bailey has been very active in FFA serving as Chapter Safety Officer and Vice President of Growing Leaders. She has also been a member of the Environmental Club, Outdoors Club, and Principals Ultimate Panel. Bailey has participated in the Locust Trace Veterinary Science CDE Team and Show Team. She currently works part time at Village Animal Hospital. Bailey plans to attend Murray State University majoring in Veterinary Technology with the hopes of becoming a veterinarian. Bailey is the recipient of the James W. Barton Memorial $20,000 Scholarship.
Elaina Wise is that daughter of Michael and Leslie Wise of Lexington. She attends Henry Clay High School and Opportunity Middle College. She has been an active member of Beta Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and was the viola section leader for the Fiddle Club. She was the Junior Varsity Team Captain of the Henry Clay Varsity Softball Team and is the 1st base and pitching coach of Lou Softball. Elaina is active at Southland Christian Church, and she has attended mission trips with Athens Christian Church. She is an employee of Peyton’s Plant Farm and Tot’s Landing Daycare. Elaina plans to attend the University of Louisville majoring in Nursing with hopes of becoming a pediatric nurse. Elaina is the recipient a $10,000 Scholarship.
Charles Cochran is the son of Howard and Michelle Cochran of Lexington. He attends Mars Hill Academy Cooperative. He has been a Team Captain of First Tech Challenge Robotics Team, Senior Leader of Mars Hill Leadership Team, Team Captain of Logic Debate Team, as well as a member of the Shakespeare Drama Club. Charles is a member of the Worship Team at Trinity Christian Fellowship Church, a mentor on the Ultimate Frisbee Traveling Team, and is a volunteer at Baptist Health Hospital. Charles also attended the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program. He works part-time at Badger Technologies. Charles plans to attend the University of Kentucky majoring in Computer Science with the hopes of becoming a software engineer. Charles is the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship.