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Farm Credit
Farm Credit VIP Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2021

The National Society of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) and Farm Credit are now accepting applications for the Farm Credit VIP Scholarship Program.

Scholarship recipients will receive VIP Farm Credit merch, the opportunity to participate in the Farm Credit VIP Track of the 2022 National MANRRS Conference, a travel scholarship to the conference and a $1,000 academic scholarship. The scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s college tuition, room and board for the spring 2022 semester.

The Farm Credit VIP Track will provide scholarship recipients with meaningful interactions with Farm Credit leadership and expose students to information about careers at Farm Credit in fields including finance, credit, capital markets, informational technology, marketing, etc. Students will benefit from leadership development and training to better prepare them to find a career in the agriculture industry.

National Grain & Feed Foundation Scholarship
National Grain & Feed Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: To Be Announced

Amount: $5,000

The National Grain and Feed Foundation looks forward to supporting MANRRS student members by providing three $5,000 competitive scholarships, each of which are renewable for one additional year, as well as the opportunity to meet with hundreds of agribusiness leaders at the National Grain and Feed Association’s annual convention.

Cargill Thrive Scholarship
Cargill Thrive Scholarship

Deadline: New Date To Be Announced

The Cargill Thrive Scholarship provides students with financial support and additional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities throughout the year, including a trip to Cargill’s Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN for a 2-day development and networking event in the Spring/Summer* 

Eligibility Requirements:

Scholarships are a one-time, one-year award to be distributed to 20 students up to $1,500 each, which is inclusive of support to attend the National Conference at $1000 plus a $500 award upon completion of the scholarship program.  

John Deere logo
John Deere Scholarship for College Students

Deadline: New Date To Be Announced

John Deere will award one $1,150 scholarship per region to students who have excelled in academics, extracurricular activities, MANRRS, and community involvements.



  • Declared Major:  Agriculture Related
  • Classification: Undergraduate Student 
  • Targeted Recipients: Member of a MANRRS collegiate organization
  • Any Person within Minority Status
  • GPA: 3.0 Cumulative or above
CHS Foundation
Jr. MANRRS Gold Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2022

Amount: $1,000

The Jr. MANRRS Gold Scholarship Program is a competitively based scholarship for high-performing graduating high school seniors. 20 students will be selected to participate in this program.

Hormel Foods
Inspired Leadership Service Award by Hormel Foods

Deadline: February 1, 2022

Amount: $3,000

Hormel Foods is a proud supporter of MANRRS and is pleased to provide two $3,000 scholarships for MANRRS members (one for Jr. MANRRS member and one for a collegiate MANRRS member). The scholarships are for students who plan to major or are majoring in any of the following areas: accounting/finance/tax, business, food science, marketing/sales, hotel/hospitality, engineering, communications, or any agriculture-based major.

MANRRS Veterinary Scholarship
MANRRS Veterinary Scholarship Powered by Merck

Deadline: TBD

Amount: $5,000

Merck Animal Health is providing scholarship funds to be awarded to seven recipients. This scholarship opportunity is available to all 2nd and 3rd-year veterinary students who are enrolled in the veterinary medical program.


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