The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is calling for applications for the 2011-12 post-secondary scholarships. The electronic application is available on the Wisconsin FFA website (www.wisconsinffa.org). All applications must be postmarked by March 15 to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation office.
Applicants must be a senior in high school or enrolled in a university or technical school and have maintained a satisfactory scholastic record. FFA members applying need only to fill out one application to be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify. Additional criteria for certain scholarships can be found on the Wisconsin FFA website.
Winners of the 2012 Wisconsin FFA Foundation post-secondary scholarships will be announced at the Wisconsin FFA Convention in June.
These scholarships, totaling about $25,000, are generously provided by companies and individual endowed funds:
* Blain's Farm and Fleet (2-$1,700)
* Walter and Delores Bjoraker Endowment (1-$1,400)
*Dr. Robert Campbell Memorial (1-$1,400)
* GROWMARK (2-$1,100)
* Kenneth Heideman Endowment (4-$1,000)
* Arnold and Katherine Cordes Endowment (1-$1,000)
* Mary Elstad and Dean P. Gagnon Endowment (1-$850)
* Cooperative Resources International (2-$700)
* WPS Farm Show Food Vendors (1-$650)
* ANIMART, Inc. (1-$600)
* Louis M. Sasman of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison Endowment (1-$600)
* Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association (2-$550)
* Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Fund (4-$500)
* Rodney O. Kittelsen Endowment (1-$500)
* Dr. Virgil and Ann Martinson Endowment (1-$500)
* Star Blends (1-$500)
* Harold and Geneva Beals Endowment (1-$400)
* Elstad Brothers Endowment (1-$400)
* Robert and Herta Laatsch Family Endowment (1-$400)
* Bernie and Marty Staller Endowment (1-$400)
* John and Hattie Van Wychen Endowment (1-$400)
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation unites individuals, organizations and companies who share a common interest in the advancement of agriculture and community leadership through FFA. You can step up and help today's FFA members by supporting the programs that have been core tenets of the FFA - proficiency awards, career development events, state FFA degrees, sectional leadership workshops, scholarships, chapter awards, agri-science fair, state FFA convention and state officer support.
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. You can get involved by supporting Wisconsin's FFA members and their future by contacting the Wisconsin FFA Foundation - 608-831-5058, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 1241 John Q. Hammons Drive, Madison, WI 53717. Visit www.wisconsinffafoundation.org for more information.