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NAFB Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by National Association of Farm Broadcasting

Value: $10,000
Awards Available: 3
Deadline : Jun 08, 2023

Since 1977, the NAFB Foundation has provided financial support and educational opportunities in the form of college scholarships to assist students in pursuit of careers in agricultural communications. More than $545,750 in scholarships have been awarded.

In 2023, the NAFB Foundation is offering multiple $7,500 college scholarships and one $10,000 scholarship. This year’s recipients will be recognized at NAFB Convention this November in Kansas City, and each receives an expense-paid trip to attend the convention as part of the award.

Thank you for your interest in the NAFB Foundation Scholarship program. To make the application process easier for you, please follow these directions.

Register as a user

While it is possible to fill out the application in one session, by registering as a user on the NAFB website, you will be able to save your application throughout the process and revisit the site at a later time to complete the process. Go to and fill in all the fields.

As you work through the online application, you will be able to track your progress at the top of the page. Click the “Save Draft” button at any time to save your information.

Information & Materials You Will Need

The application requests a wide range of information. Please be prepared to provide the following:

Current GPA

Expected Graduation Date (Month & Year)

Sources of Financial Support (List all financial resources, including student loans, scholarships, grants, or other sources of support. Areas to list additional support will be displayed once you begin filling in the fields.)

Personal Statements

Applicants are required to briefly answer two statements: “Describe your plans and career goals upon graduation” and “Describe what activities have been most meaningful to your personal development.” Please limit each response to 500 words.

Audio Statement

Record an audio statement (up to 2 minutes) and describe your communications experience to date (i.e. writing, editing, radio announcing, public speaking, leadership positions, etc.) and briefly explain your reasons for choosing a career in agriculture communications along with your long-term career goals. This file should be saved as an mp3 file.

Other Items

Please have the following available to upload as a pdf file:


Official Transcript

Three Letters of Reference (Letters may be academic, personal, and/or leadership references.)

Photograph (Photo will be used to profile scholarship recipients.)

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