2/5/19 Wisconsin FFA Offers Post-Secondary Scholarships
MADISON, Wis. [February 5, 2019] – The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is now accepting applications from eligible Wisconsin Association of FFA members for its 2018-19 Post-Secondary Scholarships.
The application is available on the Wisconsin FFA Foundation’s website home page (wisconsinffafoundation.org), or on the Wisconsin FFA’s website under the “Programs” tab (wisconsinffa.org). All applications are to be postmarked by March 15, 2019, to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation office.
“We're grateful and proud to offer these scholarships to our FFA members on behalf of our benefactors,” says John Hromyak, executive director of the Wisconsin FFA Foundation. “These scholarships are truly an investment in our talented, deserving and hard-working members who are the next generation of agricultural leaders.”
Applicants must be a senior in high school, or enrolled in a university or technical school and have maintained a satisfactory scholastic record in school. FFA members need to only fill out one application to be considered for all scholarships for which the applicant qualifies. A listing of additional criteria for all scholarships is available on the Wisconsin FFA website.
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation's 2019 scholarships are generously provided by the following companies, individuals, and endowed funds:
Matthew D. Anderson Endowment
Badger State Ethanol
Harold and Geneva Beals Endowment
Walter and Delores Bjoraker Endowment
Blain’s Farm and Fleet
Arnold and Katherine Cordes Endowment
Mary Elstad and Dean P. Gagnon Endowment
Elstad Brothers Endowment
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
Farmer Community Giving, Organic Valley
Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
Gordon Iverson Endowment
Rodney O. Kittelsen Endowment
Robert and Herta Laatsch Family Endowment
Virgil & Ann Martinson Endowment
Louis M. Sasman of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison Endowment
Bernie and Marty Staller Endowment
Robert Wohlford Memorial
Van Wychen Endowment
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation
WPS Farm Show Food Vendors
For more information, please contact the Wisconsin FFA Foundation via phone at 608-831-5058 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, unites individuals, organizations and companies who share a common interest in the advancement of agriculture and community leadership through FFA. You can support today’s FFA members by supporting the programs that have been core tenets of the FFA: proficiency awards, career development events, state FFA degrees, sectional leadership workshops, scholarships, chapter awards, agri-science fair, state FFA convention and state officer support. Learn more about the Wisconsin FFA Foundation and sponsorship opportunities by visiting www.wisconsinffafoundation.org.