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The National FFA Organization and California Agricultural Education, including the Foundation and Association, award over 2.1 million dollars annually in scholarships to our students. SAE, Food For All and Environmental Grants, just to name a few can be found here, as well.

State FFA Academic Scholarships      
The California Association of Future Farmers of America Scholarship program is designed to recognize outstanding California FFA members and award students who plan to major in agriculture in the state of California. The California FFA Association with the help of generous sponsors will award over $26,000 in scholarships this year.

National FFA Academic Scholarships      
In 2015, the National FFA Organization awarded $2.7 million in scholarships. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. More than 1,800 scholarships are available.

State FFA Conference and Convention Scholarships      
Including: State FFA Leadership Conference Scholarship, Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) Scholarship, National FFA Convention Scholarship

National FFA Living to Serve Grants      
The National FFA Organization provides grants for a variety of areas. Chapters interested in addressing local hunger needs (Food For All Grant), developing the youth within their community (Rural Youth Development Grant), or addressing environmental needs within their community (Environmental Grants) may apply.

National FFA SAE Grants      
The National FFA SAE Grant Program annually awards nearly 150 $1,000 grants to members who wish to initiate or improve their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs) in entrepreneurship, finance, research, and/or career exploration. Grants are awarded based primarily on financial need. 

Cal Poly CFFA Scholarship      

The Cal Poly Collegiate FFA offers scholarships for outstanding seniors in the South Coast Region and at least one outstanding senior in California. The scholarship will be a minimum of $250. The Collegiate FFA Scholarship program is designed to provide graduating seniors with financial assistance for future education.

California Association of Pest Control Advisers      
One Stanley W. Strew scholarship opportunity is available for students interested in careers in the pest management industry.  This $3,000 scholarship is sponsored by the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) and administered by the Stanley W. Strew Educational Fund, Inc.

Deep in the Heart Scholarship Program      
The California FFA Foundation is thrilled to be working with the Richard Wallrath Educational Foundation (RWEF) this year, as they award six (6) $5,000 scholarships to California FFA members!

Through the RWEF partnership with CEV Multimedia, Ltd., all you have to do is watch the movie "Deep in the Heart" by accessing the link below. After watching the movie, write an essay which encompasses one or all of the themes found in the movie including: Stewardship, Faith, Resiliency, FFA and 4-H. Share your story on how the movie had an impact on you (positive or negative).

Complete rules and information can be found at Please be sure to include a cover sheet that includes your name, chapter, email, your advisors email and a phone number.

Be sure to complete the application and submit it to Katie Otto, no later than February 17, 2017



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