Scholarships

Every year, Minnesota Farmers Union and National Farmers Union offer numerous scholarship opportunities to members and their children. There is more than $14,000 worth of scholarship money available.

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State

Minnesota Farmers Union

This scholarship is for any Minnesota Farmers Union member or their children who plan to attend or are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Kandiyohi County

The Kandiyohi County Scholarship is available to any Minnesota Farmers Union member or their child who resides in Kandiyohi County. 

Fly-in Scholarship

Two FFA students or two adult agricultural students are awarded a scholarship to attend the National Farmers Union Legislative Fly-in in Washington, D.C. Winners are chosen on a rotating schedule every other year. Contact MFU Government Relations Director Stu Lourey at stu@mfu.org or (320) 232-3047 for more information.

Many counties also provide scholarships to assist children who wish to attend Minnesota Farmers Union Leadership Camp.
Contact MFU Education Director Winona Anderson for more information at (651) 288-4096 or winona@mfu.org.

National

National Farmers Union Scholarships

Each year, several $1,000 – $2000 scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university.

  • Stanley Moore Scholarship
  • Hubert K. and JoAnn Seymour Scholarship
  • Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Scholarship

Farmers Union Industries Foundation Regional Scholarships

Each year, several $1,500 scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Stanley Moore Scholarship
  • Dave Morman Scholarship