Since 1967 we have awarded $3,000,000 in scholarships to youth pursuing a future in the agriculture industry. We believe assisting our industry’s future leaders in obtaining higher education is an investment in the future, and is an integral part of fulfilling our Farm Bureau mission. We urge every county Farm Bureau to recruit eligible youth to participate in our scholarship program.
The R. Flake Shaw Scholarship program awards:
Mr. Robert Flake Shaw, a native of Guilford County, N.C., served as Executive Vice President of the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation in 1940. In his honor, North Carolina Farm Bureau awards the R. Flake Shaw Scholarship to students pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related discipline.
Scholarships are awarded to rising freshmen who demonstrate:
The 2017 application deadline is March 3, 2017. Recipients will be notified after May 15, 2017
To apply for the university level scholarship download and complete the application and financial form below.
University Scholarship Application
To apply for the community college level scholarship download and complete the application and financial form below.
Community College Scholarship Application