The National Black Farmers Association is accepting applications for the Next Generation Black and Hispanic Farmers Scholarship Program. The award includes tuition for up to 30 credit hours per academic year at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with housing, meal plan, and textbook stipend. Applicants must be Black, African American, or Hispanic high school student farmers with a verifiable family farm operation and commit to farming on the family farm upon college graduation. The Scholarship Selection Committee will select up to 25 scholarship recipients based on academic performance; demonstrated leadership and participation in agricultural activities, school organizations, community activities; and a personal narrative detailing career and educational goals and objectives.
Applications are due by June 15, 2021.