Grants & Scholarships

For more information on FFA Alumni Scholarship and Grants, see the National FFA Alumni Handbook.

Donate to the Alumni Scholarship Program!

Gifts of $5, $10, $20 or more can have a big impact on the lives of FFA members. Alumni Scholarship funds are used to cover members' registration fees and travel expenses for the Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) and to help college students who plan to become Agriculture teachers.

Make a difference today by donating online. (Under "Programs" select "Alumni Leadership Scholarships" from the drop down menu.)

State to State Mentor Program

The State to State Mentor Program provides two State FFA Alumni Associations – one less active association, and one well-established association—with the resources needed to work together to improve their plans of action to reach their goals.

Five $1,000 grants are available.

Local Program Support Grants

The National FFA Alumni Association offers grants to local FFA chapters to help them purchase needed items, such as computers, laboratory equipment, chapter supplies, official dress items, etc.

The maximum grant amount is $1,000. Award winners will be recognized during the National FFA Alumni Convention.

Scholarship Support for State & Local FFA Alumni Affiliates

National FFA Alumni Scholarship units are awarded on an annual basis according to the following national membership achievements (Based on membership received by May 15 deadline) and net income from National FFA Alumni specified fundraising activities:

  • State FFA Alumni Association – one scholarship unit for each 500 members*
  • State FFA Alumni Associations with less than 500 members – percent of a dollar per member*
  • Local FFA Alumni Affiliates – one scholarship unit for each 250 annual members and one for each 100 life members.

*Note: Once a local affiliate earns a scholarship unit, their entire membership does not count towards the State FFA Alumni Association’s total.

Learn more!

View the 2014 National FFA Alumni Scholarships Support for State and Local FFA Alumni Affiliates here.

College Scholarship for Future Agriculture Teachers

The National FFA Alumni Association, through the National FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program, provides a $1000 scholarships annually to students pursuing degrees in agricultural education. The recipient must be either an active National FFA Alumni member or from an FFA chapter with an active National FFA Alumni affiliate.

For more information about these and other scholarships available through the program, visit www.ffa.org/scholarships from November 15 to February 15.

American FFA Degree Recipients College Scholarships

American FFA Degree recipients who are also National FFA Alumni members are eligible to participate in a drawing for a $1000 college scholarship at the National FFA Convention.