The Illinois Agri-Women (IAW) organization supports
the agriculture industry, works for legislation to support and
preserve family farms, communicates with other agriculture
organizations, and strives to educate the public and promote
A $1500 IAW Agriculture Education Scholarship is for an agriculture
education major who is finishing the degree in the next year.
Two $1000 WCFA Agent of Change Scholarships are offered to students
who have attended at least one Women Changing the Face of
Agriculture Conference. One scholarship is for a high school senior
and one for a current graduate student.
Twenty $1000 WCFA Agent of Change Scholarships are offered to
current college students. An anonymous foundation sponsor will
provide matching scholarship funds for donations from 2020 WCFA new
or current company sponsors.
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The scholarships will encourage WCFA student participants to
further their education in an agriculture, energy and food related career track;
create a strong bond/mentor opportunity for students and company participants;
and, potentially a job shadow experience.
Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship should
sign up to volunteer for WCFA and attend the professional development meeting
the night before the WCFA event. Current college students who attend both the
March 5 IAW Professional Development Event and volunteer for the March 6, 2020
WCFA are eligible to apply.
Deadline for submission of an on-line application is March 31, 2020. Find
scholarship information and applications at
www.womenchangingthefaceof agriculture.com or
Scholarship Chair, Illinois Agri-Women]