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SAE Grants

The 2016 Supervised Agricultural Experience Grant application cycle has closed. A record breaking 2,581 applications were submitted and judged. Thanks to our great sponsors 145 FFA members each received a $1,000 grant to start or expand their SAE. The 2016 list of grant recipients can be access at the link below.

Congratulations to the 2016 SAE Grant recipients.

2016 SAE Grant Recipient List

Steps for SAE Grant Recipients to Claim Their Funds:

  • Log into your SAE Grant electronic application.
  • Click “Judging Results” in the left hand application menu.
  • Click the “Required Forms” button in the center of the page.
  • Print the letter and 2 required forms.
  • Send thank you letter to your grant sponsor as instructed in letter
  • Read, complete, sign and return the 2 required forms along with a copy of your sponsor thank you letter to:
    • SAE Grants
      National FFA Organization
      P.O. Box 68960
      Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Deadline: January 12, 2017
  • A news release for your local media can be downloaded by clicking the “News Release” button next to the “Required Forms” button

Mid Year Report

  • By June 1, 2017 all grant recipients must submit the completed “Grant Update” information in their electronic application.

If you have questions or need assistance please contact rhunsinger@ffa.org or SAEgrants@ffa.org.

Who can apply?

FFA members who wish to initiate or improve their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs) can apply for an SAE grant. Sign-in to FFA.org to apply.

How are grant recipients selected?

Grant recipients will be selected by the SAE Grants committee.

Grants are awarded based primarily on financial need. The advisor’s statement is crucially important in establishing the financial need and eligibility of the applicant.

SAE Grant Requirements

  • Applicants must be in grades 7 - 11
  • Applicants must be current FFA members
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need

Mid Year Report

By June 1, 2017 student should submit grant update information on their electronic application.

The 2016 Supervised Agricultural Experience Grant application cycle has closed. A record breaking 2,581 applications were submitted and judged. Thanks to our great sponsors 145 FFA members each received a $1,000 grant to start or expand their SAE. The 2016 list of grant recipients can be access at the link below.

Congratulations to the 2016 SAE Grant recipients.

2016 SAE Grant Recipient List

Steps for SAE Grant Recipients to Claim Their Funds:

  • Log into your SAE Grant electronic application.
  • Click “Judging Results” in the left hand application menu.
  • Click the “Required Forms” button in the center of the page.
  • Print the letter and 2 required forms.
  • Send thank you letter to your grant sponsor as instructed in letter
  • Read, complete, sign and return the 2 required forms along with a copy of your sponsor thank you letter to:
    • SAE Grants
      National FFA Organization
      P.O. Box 68960
      Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Deadline: January 12, 2017
  • A news release for your local media can be downloaded by clicking the “News Release” button next to the “Required Forms” button

Mid Year Report

  • By June 1, 2017 all grant recipients must submit the completed “Grant Update” information in their electronic application.

If you have questions or need assistance please contact rhunsinger@ffa.org or SAEgrants@ffa.org.

How to Apply?

The 2017 SAE Grant application will be available Sept  2017. The application is online and available by clicking the link below or through your toolbox. To access the application through your Toolbox, click open your “FFA Dashboard” at the top right of your screen and click on “My Toolbox – Student”. In the “Apply Now” box select SAE Grant Application.

SAE Grant Application - Click Here

SAE Grant Requirements

  • Applicants must be in grades 7 – 11.
  • Applicants must be current FFA members.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Mid Year Report

By June 1, 2017 student should submit grant update information on their electronic application.

Who can apply?

FFA members who wish to initiate or improve their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs) can apply for an SAE grant.

How are grant recipients selected?

Grant recipients will be selected by the SAE Grants committee.

Grants are awarded based primarily on financial need. The advisor’s statement is crucially important in establishing the financial need and eligibility of the applicant.

SAE Grant Career Pathways

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When applying for a grant, select the career pathway which best fits your SAE.

The number of SAE ideas that can be categorized in each of the career pathways is nearly limitless. So, if you don't find an exact match for your project in any of our lists or documents, don't worry. Most SAEs do fit into one of the general categories.

  • Agribusiness Systems
    • Agricultural Communications
    • Agricultural Education
    • Agricultural Sales
    • Agricultural Services
    • Emerging Agricultural Technology
  • Animal Systems
    • Beef Production
    • Dairy Production
    • Diversified Livestock Production
    • Equine Science
    • Poultry Production
    • Sheep Production
    • Small Animal Production and Care
    • Specialty Animal Production
    • Swine Production
  • Environmental Service/Natural Resources Systems
    • Aquaculture
    • Emerging Agricultural Technology
    • Environmental Science and Natural Resources
    • Forest Management and Products
    • Home and/or Community Development
    • Outdoor Recreation
    • Wildlife Production and Management
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
    • Agricultural Processing
    • Food Science and Technology
  • Plant Systems
    • Diversified Agricultural Production
    • Diversified Crop Production
    • Diversified Horticulture
    • Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production
    • Floriculture
    • Forage Production
    • Fruit Production
    • Grain Production
    • Landscape Management
    • Nursery Operations
    • Specialty Crop Production
    • Turf Grass Management
    • Vegetable Production
  • Power, Structural & Technical Systems
    • Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication
    • Agricultural Mechanics Energy Systems
    • Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance
    • Home and/or Community Development (if applicable to this area)

Contact

E-mail SAEgrants@ffa.org

SAE Grant Sponsors

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