Scholarships offered


AMBOY — Applications for the Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships are now available on the Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation website, www.lcfbfoundation.org.  

The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation will offer one or more scholarships to qualified applicant(s).  Applicants must be a Lee County Farm Bureau member or dependent of a Lee County Farm Bureau member in good standing and be pursuing a major in an agricultural or agricultural-related field of study in his or her college curriculum (accredited college, university or community college) for Fall 2019.

The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship(s) for area high school seniors, will be in the amount of $1,500.  The number of scholarships awarded will be determined based on number of qualified applicants and upon the availability of funds.

The Larry J. Green Memorial scholarship will be one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to a high school senior.

The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation will also offer one (1) $1,500 scholarship to a current undergraduate student. 

The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation has also established a scholarship, ranging from $500 - $1,000 to a student attending Sauk Valley Community College and participating in their new ag program. 

The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation also offers a Veterinary Scholarship which will award up to $2,500 for students enrolling in their third or fourth year in Veterinary School concentrating in large animal studies. 

The mission of the Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation is to fund and encourage ag related educational opportunities to the youth of Lee County through programs including scholarships, Books by the Bushel, and Ag in the Classroom.  Complete details on eligibility for consideration and criteria for awarding the scholarship are detailed in the scholarship application.  

To obtain an application visit the Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation’s website, www.lcfbfoundation.org, or if you or anyone else has any further questions, please contact the Lee County Farm Bureau office by phone, 815-857-3531 or by email, [email protected] 

Applications are due to the Lee County Farm Bureau office by no later than Feb. 1.

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