Illinois Agri-Women (IAW) organization supports the agriculture
industry, works for legislation to support and preserve family
farms, communicates with other agriculture organizations, and
strives to educate the public and promote agricultural awareness.
One $1,500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship will
be offered to a student who is an agriculture education major who
will be finishing their undergraduate degree at an Illinois school
in the next year.
Four $1,000 WCFA Agent of Change Scholarships are offered to
students who have attended at least one Women Changing the Face of
Agriculture Conference. Eligible applicants include past WCFA
attendees and students who participated in the 2021 WCFA Online
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One scholarship will be awarded
to a high school senior, one will be awarded to a current
college student, one scholarship will be awarded to a current
graduate student, and one additional scholarship, in memory of
Joan Loeb, will be awarded to a student who will be enrolled in
an Illinois college or university in the fall of 2024.
Applications can be submitted online. The deadline for
submissions of completed applications is March 31, 2024. To
access applications or find out more information about
scholarships, visit Scholarships WCFA (womenchanzingthefaceofagriculture.com)
Scholarship Chair, Illinois Agri-Women]