Tobacco Funds College Tuition

June 21, 2016

tobacco_field_1800x1229 closeFlorida Farm Bureau is offering up to $2,000 per student in tobacco scholarships for qualified applicants who attend post-secondary institutions.

Funding for the scholarships comes from a 1997 Tobacco Settlement regarding the marketing of tobacco products.

Current and former Florida tobacco growers and descendants of tobacco growers are eligible to apply. Applicants are evaluated for classroom achievement, leadership and potential career success. The Tobacco Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $500 to $2,000 annually.

Applications for scholarship must be submitted by July 1, 2016. For more information about Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s Tobacco Scholarship Program, send email to scholarships@ffbf.org or apply at
https://floridafarmbureau.formstack.com/forms/ffbf_tobacco_scholarship16.