Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Sponsor of the Winner's Circle Scholarships
DES MOINES, IA (02/06/2020) (readMedia)-- The IFAA (Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement) would like to announce the availability of our 2020 Scholarships. 2020 Winner's Circle Scholarships are available to Incoming Freshman and Upper Classmen enrolled in Agriculture Curriculum at any 4 year or 2 year university or college in Iowa. Selections will be made by a committee of IFAA members and Faculty and Staff of Colleges with Agricultural Programs. Final approval will be made by the IFAA Board of Directors. Applicants will be notified of results in July and scholarships will be presented at the Winner's Circle Scholarship Luncheon at the Iowa State Fair on August 22nd. The application for incoming freshman can be found at: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZG53wTbi6CRnr7 and upperclassmen can apply at: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eesMMTBrqhDEcDP.
In 2019, over $192,500 in Scholarships were presented to one hundred eleven (111) Iowa youth active in livestock and agricultural projects.
The Winner's Circle Scholarship are sponsored by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement. IFAA, a non-profit organization, was organized in 1988 and is comprised of agricultural enthusiasts dedicated to encouraging 4-H and FFA livestock, poultry and agriculture project members to pursue ag related careers.
IFAA has a tradition of providing scholarships and other financial awards to college-bound youth who have a genuine interest in remaining active in the field of agriculture after graduation from college. More than $2,864,825 has been generated since 1988 for 2,367 Winner's Circle Scholarships, 1,551 Performance and Carcass Awards, and 456 Sale of Champions livestock exhibitors.