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The Southeastern Livestock Exposition is devoted to supporting youth who are involved in agriculture. As part of this mission, we have developed this platform for youth to easily locate agriculture-related educational opportunities including fields of study, scholarships, and internships.

If you work for an organization that offers either an ag scholarship or ag internship and would like to have it listed on this webpage, please email details to Sarah Hunter (shunter@bamabeef.org).


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STUDY AGRICULTURE IN ALABAMA
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Auburn University

Faulkner Law

Learn more about the Alabama Ag Law Pathway program at Faulkner University.

Alabama A&M University

Tuskegee University

Southern Union State Community College

Learn more about Auburn University's Path to the Plains program at Southern Union.
Learn more about the Veterinary Technology program at Southern Union.

Wallace State Community College

Learn more about the Agriculture/Horticulture Production program at Wallace.
Learn more about the Diesel Technology program at Wallace.

Alabama Community College System

Learn more about the online Meat Cutter Training Course through the ACCS Innovation Center.

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SCHOLARSHIPS
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Alabama 4-H

Learn more about Alabama 4-H scholarship opportunities: 4-H Higher Education Scholarships | Alabama 4-H Foundation (alabama4hfoundation.org)

Since its inception in 2020, over $147,500 has been awarded to 4‑H’ers across Alabama to help them achieve their career goals. Whether it’s a four-year college or university, community college, trade school or professional certificate, Alabama 4‑H and the 4‑H Foundation believe in the pursuit of individual happiness and success.

Alabama A&M University

Learn more about Alabama A&M University scholarship opportunities: Scholarships - Alabama A&M University (aamu.edu)

Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation

Learn more about Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation scholarship opportunities: Alabama Agribusiness Council (memberclicks.net)

PURPOSE: The AACF Scholarship was created to provide students enrolled in a four-year institution located within the state of Alabama majoring in a field of study that will prepare the student for a career in agriculture or agribusiness with financial assistance to help support their study.

AWARDING GUIDELINES:
Applicants must have exhibited an interest in pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness
Applicants should be accepted/enrolled in a four-year institution in the State of Alabama
Applicant should be majoring in a field directly related to the study of agriculture or agribusiness
Applicants should have a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 grade scale
Applicant must be a resident of Alabama

DEADLINE: Applications must be received by April 1st to be considered.

Alabama Ag Credit

Learn more about Alabama Ag Credit scholarship opportunities: https://www.alabamaagcredit.com/about-us/member-perks/scholarships

  1. Alabama Ag Credit supports continuing education through our scholarship program offered to children or grandchildren of active Alabama Ag Credit members. Students must be pursuing a certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree at an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational institution in the United States. Alabama Ag Credit awarded ten $1,000 scholarships for the 2024 academic year. The scholarship applications go live in the fall of each year and is announced on social media.
  2. Alabama Ag Credit also provides funds for additional scholarships for any student who plans to study for a career in agriculture. Those scholarships are not limited to those who have had a previous relationship with Alabama Ag Credit. To apply, contact the financial aid offices who manage the selection of these scholarships at Auburn UniversityAuburn University. or Tuskegee University, the two land grant universities in our service territory.

Alabama Cattlemen's Association

Learn more about Alabama Cattlemen's Association scholarship opportunities: Alabama Cattlemen's Foundation Scholarships (bamabeef.org)

It pays to be a member of the Alabama Cattlemen's Association. Apply for one of their many scholarships and join hundreds of other students in becoming an Alabama Cattlemen's Foundation scholarship recipient. Alabama Cattlemen's Foundation scholarships are funded by the purchase of the "Cowboy" vanity car tag and by private family donations. Purchase your "Cowboy" tag today and support Alabama's youth in the academic journeys. Special thanks to those who purchase the "Cowboy" tag and to the donor families. Contact the ACA to learn more about scholarships by calling (334) 265-1867.

Alabama Farm Credit

Learn more about Alabama Farm Credit scholarship opportunities: Agriculture Scholarships | Alabama Farm Credit

Alabama Farmers Federation

The Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation (AFAF) works in conjunction with county Farmers Federations to offer scholarships worth $1,750. Recipients must either be members of the Federation or dependents of a Federation member. They must also plan to study agriculture or forestry at Auburn University, Alabama A&M University or Tuskegee University. Only one AFAF scholarship is awarded per county. Application period normally opens around Nov. 1 and closes around Feb. 1 the following year, while the scholarship will be awarded for next academic year. For detailed qualifications and applications, visit https://alfafarmers.org/scholarships.

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The Alfa Foundation offers 100 scholarships worth $1,000 to students pursuing a degree or academic program at a community college, technical school, college or university in Alabama. Recipients must be Alabama Farmers Federation members. Application period normally opens around Nov. 1 and closes around Feb. 1 the following year, while the scholarship will be awarded for next academic year. For detailed qualifications and applications, visit https://alfafarmers.org/scholarships.

Alabama Poultry and Egg Association

Learn more about Alabama Poultry and Egg Association scholarships: Scholarships / Alabama Poultry & Egg Association

Auburn University

Tuskegee University

Learn more about Tuskegee University scholarship opportunities: Undergraduate Scholarships | Tuskegee University

USDA

Learn more about U.S. Department of Agriculture scholarship opportunities: Scholarships | USDA

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INTERNSHIPS
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Alabama Ag Credit

Alabama Ag Credit offers summer internships for primarily college juniors and seniors. Students have the opportunity to float to each department within Alabama Ag Credit to see how the association runs and give insight to where they feel they would best fit in their future careers. To learn about all the opportunities available visit: https://www.alabamaagcredit.com/careers

Alabama Farm Credit

Learn more about Alabama Farm Credit internship opportunities: "Unlock Your Potential for a Summer Internship at Alabama Farm Credit" | Alabama Farm Credit

Alabama Farmers Cooperative

Learn more about Alabama Farmers Cooperative internship opportunities: CO-OP CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (alafarm.com)

Auburn University

Learn more about Auburn University internship opportunities: Job Opportunities / Auburn University College of Agriculture

GreenPoint Ag

Learn more about GreenPoint Ag internship opportunities: GreenPoint Ag | Careers - GreenPoint Ag

Sweet Grown Alabama

Gain real-world experience and make professional connections in the world of agriculture! Sweet Grown Alabama accepts applications for a paid summer intern. This internship is an exceptional opportunity for anyone pursuing a degree in agricultural communications or related field looking for hands-on exposure to writing, photography, graphic design, social media, event planning and more. Interns must be willing to have a flexible schedule and work from our office in Montgomery.

Interested applicants should send resume, writing samples and available summer dates to aisling@sweetgrownalabama.org.

USDA

Learn more about U.S. Department of Agriculture internship opportunities: Internships and Career Opportunities | USDA
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