Technical School/Community College Scholarship Program

Technical School/Community College Scholarship Program

The 2023 application period has closed.



  • Applicant must be an NCGA member or the child of an NCGA member.
  • A completed application submitted by January 31, 2022 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
  • Scholarships are for one year. Previous recipients may not apply.

For rural America to remain strong and vibrant, it needs a diverse workforce. Farmers need highly skilled workers, trained in the latest technology, to ensure that their farm operation runs smoothly.


Whether your educational pursuits are agricultural, mechanical, construction, engineering, or aviation-related, we want to help further your training.


NCGA will provide five $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a degree at a technical school or community college.



In 2023 NCGA and 8 state partner launched a Consolidated Scholarship Application. Please click the button below to apply for the Technical School/Community College Scholarship Program for the Fall 2023 semester. Below are the specific requirements for the Technical School/Community College Scholarship:


  • A completed online application
  • Current resume
  • Current transcript
  • One letter of recommendation
    • The letter must be from a non-famly member and should be from a faculty member, staff member of your educational institution, or mentor
  • One completed Essay Question: 
    • What are the three most significant challenges facing agriculture today? How would you address these challenges? (500 words)

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship program or the application process please email