High School Senior Scholarships

To help ensure a strong future for agriculture – a primary goal of the AgStar Fund for Rural America – we will award twenty-five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors every May. The  application period is January 1st - April 1st.

Note: We will be awarding five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors with an ag or rural background who plan to continue their education in any field of study.

Previous Scholarship Recipients

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Resident of our Local Service Area.
  • Graduating high school senior.
  • GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Designated major or interest in an ag-related field, or have an ag or rural background.
  • Applicants are selected based on academic achievement, leadership characteristics and community involvement. Four winners will be chosen from each of our five regions. Special consideration will be given to children of parents who are clients of AgStar Financial Services, ACA.

Note: Immediate family members of AgStar employees or board members are not eligible to apply.

To find out more about the AgStar Fund for Rural America, contact Melanie Olson. Email Melanie.Olson@AgStar.com or call 952-997-1255.