There are several scholarship opportunities available for young women studying agriculture or related fields.
In keeping with the mission to empower women in agriculture through education, involvement and action, the Kentucky Women in Agriculture organization offers a scholarship for women who are full-time students entering their junior year in college through graduate school. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate the degree they are seeking relates to agriculture, demonstrate need and be enrolled as a full-time student.
Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
Additional agricultural scholarships available in Kentucky can be found here.
Additional scholarships are available from
American Agri-Women Helen Whitmore Memorial Convention ScholarshipThis scholarship was named to honor Helen Whitmore, a well-respected rancher and teacher from California. It was initiated in 1993 by a friend and AAW Past President, Mitzi Ayala Perdue. It was established to increase active involvement in AAW and to encourage members to influence their home affiliate members.
View and Download AAW Helen Whitmore Memorial Convention Scholarship Application
American Agri-Women Gail McPherson Fly-In ScholarshipThis scholarship was named to honor Gail McPherson of Pennsylvania. Gail was a founding mother of AAW and a past president of the Foundation. She was proficient in parliamentary procedure, she was chair of the bylaws committee and author of many pertinent resolutions. Gail was instrumental in the creation of the first AAW Fly-In.
View and Download AAW Gail McPherson FlyIn Scholarship Application
American Agr-Women Daughters of American Agriculture ScholarshipDaughters of American Agriculture Scholarship was created to honor the memory of those courageous and adventuresome pioneer women who played such an important role in the founding of this nation and encourage the present generation to continue their education in agricultural pursuits.
These two scholarships are available to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter to pursue accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture.
View and Download AAW Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarships Application