2023 Scholarships Open Nov. 1st

Farmers Cooperative will award up to $1,000 scholarships 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 patron or employee
  • Be a high school senior, graduating in the spring of 2023
  • Enroll in a college as a full-time student following graduation 
  • Complete online application fully, including uploading professional head shot and essay

The application period is open November 1, 2022, and must be submitted by January 15, 2023.

If you have any questions, please email

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2022 Scholarship Recipients

Student's Name Parents' Names High School
Brookelyn Bahnsen Kyle & Kim Bahnsen Beatrice High School
Kanin Baker Tanner & Angela Baker Tri County High School
Wyatt Bearinger Chad & Stacey Bearinger Lincoln East High School
Johnathan Burgett Eric & Shannon Burgett Lewiston High School
Devon Busboom Jeffery & Jennifer Busboom Beatrice High School
Jaiden Coudeyras Kent Coudeyras Beatrice High School
Preston Franzluebbers Ryan & Kerrie Franzluebbers Northlake Christian High School
Ella Hafer Eric & Heather Strouf Tri County High School
Gracin Hahn James & Robin Hahn Tri County High School
Blake Hansen Matt & Donna Hansen Dorchester High School
Brynn Holtmeier Ryan & Angie Holtmeier Meridian High School
Ella Hostetler Doyle & Deb Hostetler Milford High School
Samuel Nickolite Jason & Jenny Nickolite Pius X High School
Benjamin Nohavec Michael & Amanda Nohavec Dorchester High School
Emma Olsen Kent & Shellie Olsen Exeter-Milligan High School
Haden Otto Dean & Lisa Otto Freeman High School
Paige Petersen Tom & Angela Petersen Centennial High School
Lauren Pieper Doug & Lisa Pieper Beatrice High School
Nicholas Scheele David & Brenda Scheele Tri County High School
Kimberly Schropfer Robert & Christine Schropfer Meridian High School
Erika Schwisow Matt & Deb Schwisow Meridian High Schol
Coy Stamm Curtis & Marlene Stamm Washington County High School
Larissa Tegtmeier Tim & Kim Tegtmeier Pawnee City High School
Christian Weber Joel Weber & Amy Weber Friend High School
Esdon Weers Darin & Kendra J. Weers Diller-Odell High School
Gavin Weichel Chad & Deb Weichel Tri County 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.