DuPage County Farm Bureau

Foundation Scholarships

Click here  to complete an Online Scholarship Application.

*Please note, you will need to upload your teacher and advisor recommendations (sections 2 & 3), and transcripts before you can submit your application online. All pdf’s can be downloaded below.

 

General Scholarship Fund, $2,000

Due April 1, 2021

Each year, the Board of Trustees can award at least four scholarships to high school seniors. Applicants must complete and submit the required application forms by April 1. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must demonstrate that they are qualified to pursue a college education and be interested in a course of study related to the agriculture industry.

GENERAL APPLICATION 2021 pdf

 

Arnold Oestmann Scholarship, $1,500

Due May 1, 2021

This scholarship was created in memory of Arnold Oestmann of Westmont, IL. Mr. Oestmann was a past president of the DuPage County Farm Bureau. Each year the Board of Trustees may award at least four scholarships to high school seniors. There are no restrictions on college course of study.

OESTMANN APPLICATION 2021 pdf

 

Ken F. Ebersold Scholarship, $2,000

Due May 1, 2021

New for 2021, the Board of Trustees can award at least two scholarships to college freshman, sophomores or juniors. Students must be actively and successfully pursuing an undergraduate degree in an agricultural related course of study. This scholarship was created in memory of Ken F. Ebersold of Downers Grove, IL. Mr. Ebersold was a past president of the DuPage County Farm Bureau and an active volunteer for many years. Past recipients of this scholarship may apply during each year of their first three years of college.

EBERSOLD APPLICATION 2021 pdf

 

Culinary or Nutrition Scholarship, $1,000 – $2,000

Due May 1, 2021

One scholarship is available to a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior in a culinary or nutrition-related program. Food begins on a farm, and those working in related industries have the responsibility of being knowledgeable about agriculture.

CULINARY & NUTRITION APPLICATION 2021 pdf

 

Scholarship Flyer 2021