One focus of American Agri-Women Foundation is education both of young people and of AAW members. To this end the Foundation gives academic scholarships and first time attendee event scholarships. We encourage you to apply for the scholarships you are eligible for.
Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship Winners!
Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarships:
High School – Brea Taylor Hostert, Kansas, $1,000
Continuing Education – Julie Ann Wadzinski, Wisconsin, $1,000
Mahindra – Jacqueline Taylor, California, $1,200
Mahindra – Jenna Le Blanc, Texas, $1,200
Jane Marshall – Eliza Ann Hunzeker, Nebraska, $1,000
CHS Foundation/AAW Foundation Growing Leaders 2019 Convention Scholarships:
Aimee Sitter, Minnesota
Amber Johnson, Minnesota
Anne Johnson, North Dakota
Camryn Haines, Texas
Emily Desormeaux, Texas
Jessica Wesson, Arkansas
Julia Gibson, Missouri
Katie Crum, Minnesota
Maggie Mills, Minnesota
Sadie Bingham, South Dakota
Tavin Schneider, Washington
Helen Whitmore Memorial 2019 Convention Scholarships:
Ally Moreau, New York
Bonnie Cowett, Maine
Cheryl Lambert, California
Gail McPherson Fly-In 2019 Scholarship:
Kelly Lawler, California
CHS Foundation/AAW Foundation “Growing Leaders” 2019 Convention Scholarships
Application Deadline is August 15th, 2019.
American Agri-Women Foundation and the CHS Foundation are joining forces to promote “Women in the Boardroom”. This scholarship is available to encourage young women to actively pursue positions on various boards in their local communities, cooperatives, member associations, and/or government and to support and strengthen the leadership of women nationally. The scholarships will be awarded to 10 young women between the ages of 18-25.
American Agri-Women Helen Whitmore Memorial Convention Scholarship
This scholarship was named to honor Helen Whitmore, a well-respected rancher and teacher from California. It was initiated in 1993 by a friend and AAW Past President, Mitzi Ayala Perdue. It was established to increase active involvement in AAW and to encourage members to influence their home affiliate members.
American Agri-Women Gail McPherson Fly-In Scholarship
This scholarship was named to honor Gail McPherson of Pennsylvania. Gail was a founding mother of AAW and a past president of the Foundation. She was proficient in parliamentary procedure, she was chair of the bylaws committee and author of many pertinent resolutions. Gail was instrumental in the creation of the first AAW Fly-In.
American Agri-Women Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarships
• Jean Ibendahl Scholarship (for ages 18-23)
• Sister Thomas More Bertels Scholarship (for ages 24+)
Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship was created to honor the memory of those courageous and adventuresome pioneer women who played such an important role in the founding of this nation and encourage the present generation to continue their education in agricultural pursuits. These two scholarships ($1,000 each) are available to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter to pursue accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture. Applications will be taken beginning January 1 of each year and need to be postmarked on March 1st. Applications will not be accepted after March 1st.
PLEASE MAIL TO:
AAW Foundation, PO Box 103, Baileyville, IL 61007
Thank you for your interest in the American Agri-Women Foundation! If you would like more information please feel free to contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.