Scholarships

Each year, the Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s Committee and Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee award scholarships to deserving high school and college students!

View the available scholarships below:

Each year the Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s Committee awards scholarships to students in the agricultural and non-agricultural field. The State committee awards a $2,500 scholarship and each county committee awards a $1,000 scholarship. 

Check back in January 2022-2023 for the scholarship application.

Every year, the YF&R awards a scholarship to deserving students whose parents or grandparents are members of the Delaware Farm Bureau.

Check back in January 2023 for the scholarship application.

Mountaire Announces $80,000 in Scholarship Funds Available

$2,500 Scholarships Available to Children and Grandchildren of Employees, Growers, Grain Producers

 

MILLSBORO, Del. – April 4, 2022 – Mountaire Farms, the country’s fourth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June 6, 2022.

“This is another great benefit of working for or with Mountaire Farms,” said Phillip Plylar, President of Mountaire Farms. “It’s an honor to meet these families and see the commitment these students have to their education. We are blessed to be able to help them succeed.”

To be eligible, a student’s parent or grandparent must be employed by Mountaire Farms, or grow broilers, breeders, or grain (10,000-bushel minimum) for Mountaire. Applicants must enroll as a full-time college student carrying a minimum of 12 credits per semester in the current school year.

Successful applicants must be involved in extracurricular activities at school and in their community. Preference will be given to an industry-related course of study. A copy of the student’s transcript must be attached to the application.

Students can apply online at our company website at www.mountaire.com/scholarships/annual-mountaire-scholarship-program.

The company will be announcing scholarship winners on July 1, 2022 and hosting banquets for winners and their families.