Eligibility: Undergraduates in 2nd year of college and higher as well as graduate students are eligible. Funds will be made available to full-time students enrolling in 4-year colleges or universities offering agriculture curriculum and will be sent directly to the financial aid office at the college/university for the Fall semester of 2024.

Instructions: The application must be typewritten, utilizing fillable online form or Word document, and saved, completed in full including signature. Question #41 requires a personal letter of 200-300 words stating your reasons for applying for the scholarship including your future career plans and qualifications. The letter may be filled out within the application or a separate page may accompany the application. A letter of recommendation and a copy of official transcripts both need to be submitted directly to the CGFA Foundation. (See checklist).

Criteria: Awards are based on several factors including but not limited to the following: interest and commitment to a grain and feed related career, scholastic achievement, and the overall content of the application (spelling and grammar will be elements taken into consideration).

Disclaimer: Incomplete or late applications may disqualify the applicant from scholarship consideration.
Completed applications must be submitted online, emailed or mailed to the CGFA Foundation Office no later than March 1, 2024:

CGFA Foundation
1521 I Street, Sacramento, CA  95814
Phone: (916) 441-2272
Email: donna@agamsi.com

Non-Discrimination: The CGFA Foundation will not discriminate against any scholarship applicant or recipient on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and religious grooming), sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sex stereotype, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information (including genetic information), military status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, enrollment in a public assistance program, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws or regulations.


Indicate the 4-year college/university where you expect to use this scholarship if awarded.

Street Address (while at college)
Permanent Home Address:
Select the program(s) you are applying for
Please highlight how the occupation will be related to agriculture and/or specifically the grain and feed industry.

Answer these next eight questions if applying for Internship Assistance.

Provide Name of Company and Contact Information for Internship Location.

Do you have current or future internship experience?
If you answered yes, was it paid or not paid?

The following questions are for all applicants.

Name(s) and location of high school(s) attended.
From (date)
To (date)
Name(s) and location of college(s) or junior college(s) attended.
From (date)
To (date)
(Personal letter may be filled out here in .pdf block or you may attach additional sheet if more room is needed keeping between 200 and 300 words)
Have you received a CGFA Foundation Scholarship(s) during your college career?
Please List any contact(s) in agriculture industries as references or allied industries in agriculture. (up to 3)
Nature of Business
As a continuing student, if I receive this scholarship, I agree to satisfactorily complete a minimum of three (3) semesters or five (5) quarter credits in a course or courses which has/have agriculture as a major emphasis and/or complete an agricultural industry internship. Proof of enrollment will be required.
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