The National FFA Organization awarded 1,645 scholarships this year to assist students in their post-high school educational endeavors. Of the 1,645 scholarships awarded, 237 Texans received scholarships, totaling $309,500, which is 16.6 percent of the total number of scholarships and 14.7 percent of the total dollar amount. More than $2.1 million was donated by 125 sponsors.
Of the 273 scholarships awarded to Texas FFA members, 171 were underwritten by Ford Motor Company and participating Ford dealers. The Ford-Texas FFA partnership is paying dividends to our members and their families every year.
The selection process takes into account the entire student-FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.
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