2023 Scholarship Recipients

Student's Name               Parent's Name                                                       High School                                                                     
Jurgen Baker Tanner & Angie Baker Tri County High School
Brett Buhrman Kevin & Melanie Buhrman Washington County High School
Alyssa Haake Kevin & Tracy Haake Meridian High School
Megan Henson Scott & Becky Henson Tri County High School
Bailey Holtmeier Ryan & Angie Holtmeier Meridian High School
Carter Holtmeier Kirk & Christa Holtmeier Tri County High School
Connor Hroch Marc & Bobbie Hroch Southern High School
Trevor Hueske Tom & Tracie Hueske Nebraska Lutheran High School
Shaylee Keslar Shawn & Carrie Keslar Wilber-Clatonia High School
Taylor Koch Amanda & Jeremiah Johnsen Tri County High School
Alexa Kraus Grant & Donna Kraus Crete High School
Cade Kresak Brad & Tracy Kresak Exeter-Milligan High School
Marcus Krupicka Rod & Diana Krupicka Exeter-Milligan High School
Gavin McHenry Matt & April McHenry Pawnee City High School
Cassidy Meinke Darren & Darcy Meinke Crete High School
Trevor Parde Doug & Cindy Parde Freeman High School
Kailyn Paul Ryan & Lisa Paul Meridian High School
Reanna Rencin Michael & Regina Rencin Hanover High School
Katelyn Sanders John & Lisa Sanders Lewiston Consolidated High School
Meagan Sanders John & Lisa Sanders Lewiston Consolidated High School
Andrew Sasse Darren Sasse & Deb & Justin Weichel Tri County High School
Karli Scherling Brian & Bobbie Scherling Tri County High School
Schyler Schwisow Brad & Wanda Schwiosw Meridian High School
Daxton Snook Brian Snook & Amanda Snook Fairbury High School
Daysan Staskal Nathan & Heather Staskal Exeter-Milligan High School
Mackenzie Steuer Troy & Mandy Steuer Crete High School
Robert Stryker Robert & Lisa Stryker Valley Heights High School
Chase Svehla Aaron & Christy Svehla Friend High School
Natalie Trauernicht Scott & Denielle Trauernicht Southern High School
Elsie Woerner Chris & Kenni Woerner Wilber-Clatonia High School

2024 Scholarships Open November 1st

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 patron or employee
  • Be a high school senior, graduating in the spring of 2024
  • 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 for 2024 will begin November 1, 2023. Check back for more details.

If you have any questions, please email

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.