2024 Scholarships Now Open

Farmers Cooperative will award scholarships, up to $1,000, to high school graduating seniors, enrolling in college as a full-time student. Preference will be given to students majoring in an agriculture-related field, but all are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a student of a Farmers Cooperative member or employee
  • Be a high school senior, graduating in the spring of 2024
  • Enroll in a college as a full-time student for the fall 2024 semester
  • Complete online application fully, including uploading professional head shot and essay

The application period for 2024 is now open. All applications must be submitted by January 15, 2024. The Farmers Cooperative Scholarship Committee will notify scholarship recipients by March 15, 2024.

If you have any questions, please email

2023 Scholarship Recipients


Student's NameParent's NameHigh School
Jurgen BakerTanner & Angie BakerTri County High School
Brett BuhrmanKevin & Melanie BuhrmanWashington County High School
Alyssa HaakeKevin & Tracy HaakeMeridian High School
Megan HensonScott & Becky HensonTri County High School
Bailey HoltmeierRyan & Angie HoltmeierMeridian High School
Carter HoltmeierKirk & Christa HoltmeierTri County High School
Connor HrochMarc & Bobbie HrochSouthern High School
Trevor HueskeTom & Tracie HueskeNebraska Lutheran High School
Shaylee KeslarShawn & Carrie KeslarWilber-Clatonia High School
Taylor KochAmanda & Jeremiah JohnsenTri County High School
Alexa KrausGrant & Donna KrausCrete High School
Cade KresakBrad & Tracy KresakExeter-Milligan High School
Marcus KrupickaRod & Diana KrupickaExeter-Milligan High School
Gavin McHenryMatt & April McHenryPawnee City High School
Cassidy MeinkeDarren & Darcy MeinkeCrete High School
Trevor PardeDoug & Cindy PardeFreeman High School
Kailyn PaulRyan & Lisa PaulMeridian High School
Reanna RencinMichael & Regina RencinHanover High School
Katelyn SandersJohn & Lisa SandersLewiston Consolidated High School
Meagan SandersJohn & Lisa SandersLewiston Consolidated High School
Andrew SasseDarren Sasse & Deb & Justin WeichelTri County High School
Karli ScherlingBrian & Bobbie ScherlingTri County High School
Schyler SchwisowBrad & Wanda SchwioswMeridian High School
Daxton SnookBrian Snook & Amanda SnookFairbury Junior-Senior High School
Daysan StaskalNathan & Heather StaskalExeter-Milligan High School
Mackenzie SteuerTroy & Mandy SteuerCrete High School
Robert StrykerRobert & Lisa StrykerValley Heights High School
Chase SvehlaAaron & Christy SvehlaFriend High School
Natalie TrauernichtScott & Denielle TrauernichtSouthern High School
Elsie WoernerChris & Kenni WoernerWilber-Clatonia High School

Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation Scholarships

As a member of the Nebraska Cooperative Council, Farmers Cooperative patrons become eligible for this scholarship. Colleges included in the scholarship program are:

  • UNL College of Ag Sciences & Natural Resources - students majoring in agribusiness or agricultural economics 
  • Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis - students majoring in agribusiness or ag production systems
  • UNK - upperclass students majoring in agribusiness 

Student eligibility is restricted to sons/daughters of a parent/legal guardian who has been an active member, director, or employee for at least the prior three years of Farmers Cooperative. Visit their website for more information.