Women Changing the Face of
Agriculture announces 2021 scholarship opportunities
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[February 11, 2021]
Women Changing the Face of Agriculture, a project of the
Illinois Agri-Women, is once again offering four scholarships for
females studying agriculture.
$1500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship is for an
agriculture education major who is finishing the degree in the next
year. To fill out the application, click here.
Three $1000 WCFA Agent of Change Scholarships are offered to
students who have attended at least one Women Changing the Face of
Agriculture Conference, either at a past WCFA event or anyone
completing and attaching a 2021 WCFA worksheet. One scholarship is
for a high school senior, one for a current college student, and one
for a current graduate student.
The application can be
“Being a part of WCFA as a student and volunteer has allowed me to
make connections I value tremendously. Along with receiving a
scholarship, I am grateful to be a part of this industry surrounded
by successful women who continue to support each other in all
endeavors,” said Callie McClay, a 2020 scholarship recipient.
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Previous scholarship winner Kylie Miller said, “Illinois Agri-Women
events and scholarships set women up for success not only financially, but by
creating a community of women who empower one another within the agriculture
The deadline for submission of the online application is March 31, 2021.
Find scholarship information and applications at
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
agricultural awareness. The annual conference to be hosted at Carl Sandburg
College in Galesburg, Illinois has been moved to 2022. However, WCFA will be
utilizing an online curriculum this year.
Visit here for more information.