McLean County Farm Bureau

Scholarship Opportunities for Students Seeking Ag Careers

McLean County students pursuing ag-related careers are eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities including:

  • McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Ag Leadership Scholarships – Up to five $1,000 scholarships. Two will be awarded to high school seniors, one to an Illinois State University student and two to a student at a college, university, technical or trade school. Application deadline is Feb. 1, 2020. Applications available at
  • McLean County Beef Association Scholarships – Up to four $500 scholarships awarded. Two will be awarded to high school seniors and two to students already in college. Application deadline Feb. 1, 2020 Applications available at
  • IAA Foundation Scholarships – 74 scholarships from $1,000 to $7,500 will be awarded, application deadline: Feb. 1, 2020. Details and application available at
  • Balloon Association of Greater Illinois (BAGI) scholarships – $500 scholarships. The application deadline is March 15, 2020. The application and eligibility requirements are available at