DuPage County Farm Bureau

Foundation Scholarships

General Scholarship Fund, $2,000

Due April 1, 2019

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. In addition, their parents must be members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau as of January 1 of the application year.

General Application 2019

Ken F. Ebersold Scholarship, $2,000

Due May 3, 2019

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. Each year, the Board of Trustees may award one scholarship to a college freshman, sophomore, or junior who is actively and successfully pursuing an undergraduate degree in an agricultural-related course of study. The parents of the applicant must be members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau as of January 1 of the application year. Past recipients of this scholarship may apply during each year of their first three years of college.

Ebersold Application 2019

Arnold Oestmann Scholarship, $1,000

Due May 3, 2019

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 four scholarships to high school seniors whose parents are members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau as of January 1 of the application year. There is no restriction on college course of study.

Oestmann Application 2019

Culinary or Nutrition Scholarship, $1,000

Due May 3, 2019

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.  The parents of the applicant must be members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau as of January 1 of the application year.

Culinary and Nutrition Application 2019

Scholarship Flyer: Scholarship Flyer 2019