The Iowa FFA Foundation is responsible for coordinating scholarships designed to assist students financially as they prepare for a career in the industry of agriculture.
The deadline for all scholarships is January 7, 2022
Applicants will need to follow the link below and be prepared to upload a photo, essay questions, certification of their GPA, reference letters and other materials requested in the instructional sheets. (*Note that each scholarship may require unique items)
There is one application link for all scholarships available and applicants should mark all scholarship opportunities for which they would like to be considered.
Haney Family Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship
The Haney Family Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship has been established to promote and celebrate entrepreneurial innovations of Iowa FFA members. Do you have your own business or idea that has the potential to make a major impact on agriculture? The Haney Family Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship is being provided annually through the Iowa FFA Foundation as specified by the Haney Family Foundation. Two $2,500 college scholarships will be presented annually to Iowa FFA members.
The primary goal of this scholarship program is to encourage Iowa FFA members to prepare for a career in agriculture. These students shall have designed and developed a farming concept, business idea, product, etc. that has the potential to develop into a sound and profitable business.
Arthur and Susan Churchill Endowed Scholarship
The Arthur and Susan Churchill Endowed Scholarship is provided annually through the generous memorial and honorary gifts to the Iowa FFA Foundation by Susan and the late Arthur Churchill, and their family.
Arthur understood and was an outstanding advocate for working together to achieve a goal. To highlight this belief, he was a member of the Heartland Co-op Board of Directors for many years--including serving as the board's President! Arthur served our country with honor in the Air National Guard!
Dennis D. Selness Memorial Scholarship
Dennis Selness was the agricultural education instructor/FFA advisor at Linn-Mar High School, Marion, Iowa, for 28 years. During this time, Selness primarily focused on creating innovative opportunities for agricultural education/FFA young people to help them develop to their fullest potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.
Selness received an Honorary Iowa FFA Degree in 1982 and was a lifetime member of the FFA Alumni. He was the Iowa Ag Science Teacher of the Year in 1993, and received the Iowa Friend of Agriculture Award in 1994, Iowa Outstanding Agriculture Program in 2000, Iowa Conservation Teacher of the Year in 2001, Marion Times 2004 Marion Citizen of the Year, and earned the National FFA Organization Honorary American FFA Degree in 2004.
He was instrumental in development of the Aquaculture Center at Linn-Mar High School; which was dedicated in his name.
Dennis Selness passed away on November 23, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer. He will always be remembered for reaching out to his students — helping them mold their dreams into goals, leadership roles, successful careers, and reality.
DLL Financial Solutions Scholarship
The DLL Financial Solutions Scholarship Fund will offer one scholarship each to two full-time students. Each scholarship awarded in 2022 will be $2,350 - half of this scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient's college in August. After successfully completing the first semester of eligible enrollment with a minimum semester GPA of 3.0 the second payment will be made.
Sinclair Tractor Scholarship
The Sinclair Tractor FFA Scholarship will offer one scholarship each to FIVE full-time students. Each scholarship awarded in 2022 will be $2,500 - half of this scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient's college in August. After successfully completing the first semester of eligible enrollment with a minimum semester GPA of 3.0 the second payment will be made.
Sinclair Tractor Scholarship details and Instructions
Severson Family Memorial Scholarship
The Severson Family Memorial Scholarship will provide one $500 scholarship. The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage an FFA member in Forest City, Iowa to prepare for their chosen career field. This scholarship program is designed to recognize being actively involved in the pursuit of leadership through hard-work and dedication as an active FFA member.
Severson Family Memorial Scholarship Details