2024 Scholarships

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 has closed. The Farmers Cooperative Scholarship Committee will notify scholarship recipients by March 15, 2024.

If you have any questions, please email

2024 Scholarship Recipients


Student's NameParent's NameHigh School
Evelyn BakerTanner & Angie BakerTri County High School
Jamie BrunaMark & Jodie BrunaHanover High Schol
Leah ChristenRod & Amy ChristenLewiston Consolidated Schools
Malayne DeBoerMark & Lori DeBoerFairbury Jr./Sr. High School
Jansen GerstnerJerry & Shannon GerstnerFrankfort High School
Emma HarriesCraig & Kelly HarriesMarysville High School
Braeden HumphreysJeff & Andrea HumphreysDiller Odell High School
Dustin KapkeScott & Ashley KapkeTri County High School
Elizabeth KerwoodDoyle & Joann KerwoodFairbury Jr./Sr. High School
Kaden KochFred & Amber KochTri County High School
Aidin KolbLance & Jaclyn KolbLincoln Southwest High School
Kelsey KotasBrad & Misty KotasWilber-Clatonia High School
Savana KrupickaRod & Diana KrupickaExeter-Milligan High School
Addison LehrKyle & Shelly LehrDorchester High School
Mackenzie MummBrian & Heather MummFillmore Central High School
Deighton NorrisRyan & Brandee NorrisBeatrice High School
Seth OltmansWill & Nancy OltmansBeatrice High School
Wyatt OzenbaughMitchell & Katrina OzenbaughBruning-Davenport USD
Evan QuackenbushBrian Quackenbush & Danielle QuackenbushTri County High School
Lyndon SaltsTom & Bonnie CreekSouthern Public Schools
Hailey SchweitzerShane & Kelli SchweitzerDorchester High School
Reagan SchwisowBrian & Amber SchwisowTri County Public School
Kymber SchwisowMatt & Deb SchwisowMeridian High School
Carter SklebaCory & Robin SklebaWilber-Clatonia High School
Nicholas ThieszenMark & Tanya ThieszenHeartland Community Schools
Timothy J. VitoshStuart & Laurie VitoshDiller Odell High School
Trenton VosslerWayne & Rachel VosslerExeter-Milligan High School
Sydney WappJoe & Jodie WappFrankfort High School
Alex WenzbauerJim & Joyce WenzbauerDiller Odell 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.