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P.A.Y. Scholarship

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Promoting Agricultural Youth Scholarships

Families Feeding Families, AGvocacy will be awarding up to (5) $2,000 scholarships to regional high school seniors and/or students currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program that wish to pursue agricultural related post-secondary education.


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the scholarships: 

• High school senior graduating spring of 2024

• Current post-secondary freshmen returning for a sophomore year in ag related field of study

• Plans to study an agricultural-related field at any accredited university, college, technical school or other recognized program preparing people for careers in agricultural related fields

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Application Process

Step One:

Fill out the PDF application electronically or through printed form.


Step Two:

Ask your school counselor, teacher or principal to review and sign it (hard copy or electronically).


Step Three:

Submit your completed application to us via email or postal service by April 19, 2024.


Families Feeding Families, AGvocacy 

Attn: P.A.Y. Scholarship

P.O. Box 53, Mission Hill, SD 57046 


Selection Process

The scholarship recipients will be selected by the P.A.Y. Scholarship Committee through an application and interview process. The recipients of this award will be recognized at the 2024 Families Feeding Families, AGvocacy Annual Event.  

Scholarship Objectives

• Recognize local youth who are agricultural leaders

• Provide financial support for academic study and leadership development

• Foster the development of future leaders in rural   America, agribusiness, and production agriculture

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