Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is proud to support scholarships as an investment to the future.

Continuing Education

LEAD Scholarship

Due Date: September 15

The Nebraska LEAD Scholarship provides five $1,000 awards to Farm Bureau members who participate in the Nebraska LEAD program and commit to serving in a leadership role with Farm Bureau upon completion of LEAD. You must be and accepted member of a Nebraska LEAD Class and a member of a County Farm Bureau in Nebraska.

Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Max & Eric Brown

Due Date: August 1

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation seeks applicants for awards of up to $2,500 per selected student.


  • Must be 25 years old or older.
  • Be legal residents of the United States.
  • Show demonstrated commitment to the future of the industry of agriculture and rural communities in Nebraska.
  • Be enrolled in post-secondary education institutions in Nebraska including but not limited to, community college, technical school, or training programs.

College Students

Nebraska Agriculture Education Student Teaching Scholarship

Due Date: April 15


  • Must be enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Education teacher education program. Eligible to apply for scholarship for the value of approximately one-half tuition or $1,500 for the semester in which the student’s student teaching experience occurs. The scholarship will be applied to student’s account at the University.
  • Must belong to a member family, have own membership or be a student member of Nebraska Farm Bureau.

Ron Hanson Collegiate Leader Scholarship

Due Date: March 1

The Ron Hanson Collegiate Leader Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage rising leaders in Nebraska agriculture. Three scholarships of $1,500 each are available.


  • Must be a member of the Collegiate Farm Bureau at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Must be pursuing a degree from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

High School Seniors

County Farm Bureau Scholarships

Due Date: See specific scholarship for due date.

Over 30 County Farm Bureaus offer a scholarship for students. Each county has a few requirements unique to their area. Click on the button see list of County Farm Bureau specific scholarships.

Hall County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Due Date: May 1

Scholarships of up to $1,000 for students who (1) live in or attend school in Hall County, Nebraska, and (2) plan to pursue a course of study and career related to agriculture in Nebraska. Membership in Hall County Farm Bureau is not required to apply.  Hall County Farm Bureau Members will receive preference.