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Grants are available for Vocational and Higher Education applicants.
Grants for Students in Organic
Future Organic Farmers gives $5,000 scholarships to college and vocational students training for careers in organic.
Future Organic Farmer grants are an investment in our future food system. The more beginning farmers who pursue organic, the more we increase organic acreage and feed our communities organic food. We hear from our Future Organic Farmer grantees that this scholarship helped them pursue organic and gave them confidence to succeed.
We can help you pay for your studies in organic agriculture.
Grant Amount: $5,000
Grant Purpose: Grants support higher education and vocational students pursuing degrees or certificates in organic agriculture to help cover tuition and educational expenses.
Eligibility Requirements: Future Organic Farmer grant applicants must:
- Be enrolled in an educational program in the United States that will benefit their career in organic agriculture, including vocational training/certificate programs or two/four-year degrees
- Demonstrate financial need
- Demonstrate a strong interest and commitment to a career in organic agriculture
- Submit a final report at the end of the award year
- Prior grantees are welcome to re-apply.
- Applications require a letter of reference from a teacher, mentor, or agricultural professional
- Funds can be used for the following purposes: tuition, educational materials or resources, internships or work experience expenses, costs directly associated with your organic studies/career development
- Grant funds cannot be used for organic certification fees
Deadline: Accepting applications March 14 through April 14, 2023.
Applications and recommendations must be submitted by 12pm (Noon) PST on April 14.
More Information: To learn more about Future Organic Farmers, please contact Larissa Hernandez at email@example.com or (831) 346-6324 office, or (831) 406-9219 cell/text. Se habla español.