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The program is currently closed. Please check back in January for program information for the upcoming academic year. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the upcoming academic year!

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Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Educational Opportunity Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance has established a scholarship program to assist children and grandchildren of full-time insurance employees, agents and retirees who plan to continue their education in college.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Applicants to the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Educational Opportunity Scholarship Program must be:

  • A child or grandchild of a full-time insurance employees, agents, or living retiree who has been employed with IFBI for at least 12 consecutive month.
  • A current high school senior, high school graduate or current postsecondary undergraduate student who plans to enroll in 12-18 credit hours at an accredited two-year, four-year college, university, or community college in the upcoming academic year.
  • Under the age of 25.

Previous recipients are ineligible to reapply.

Award Amounts
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. Up to seven (7) awards will be granted each year. Awards are one-time only.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance. Payment is made in one installment in early August.

Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload a current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 13, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

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