Agricultural Graduate School Scholarship

Award Amount:               
One $2,500 scholarship

The Agricultural Graduate School Scholarship is available to continuing full-time students who are pursuing their graduate degree in an accredited agriculture-related field (Research, animal science, ag business, ag education, etc.) and who show a strong interest in working in South Dakota upon completion of their degree. Preference is given to students from South Dakota who have/had an affiliation with Farmers Union. Eligible graduate students include on-campus and distance education students who are pursuing any master’s or doctoral program, agriculture teacher certification program (CERT/FCSC) or graduate certificate program (GCERT).

Contact Person:               
Samantha Olson, Education Specialist, South Dakota Farmers Union 605-554-3022.

November 15, 2023

Required Documents:
When applying for this scholarship, you will need to supply the following documents:

  • A resume or personal statement/essay outlining your activities in college; including field of study and future plans.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of the university you currently attend
  • A transcript of your grades.
  • Information on any other scholarship or grant aid you are now receiving