Contact: Ann Krause – (515) 229-6091
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DES MOINES, IOWA — The IFAA (Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement) would like to announce the availability of our 2023 Scholarships. 2023 Winner’s Circle Scholarships are available to incoming freshman and undergraduates who have graduated from an Iowa high school and are attending a 2 or 4 year college or university majoring in an agricultural course of study. Selections will be made by a committee of IFAA members and faculty and staff of colleges with agricultural programs. Final approval will be made by the IFAA Board of Directors. Applicants will be notified of results in June and scholarships will be presented at the Winner’s Circle Scholarship Luncheon at the Iowa State Fair on August 19th. Applications are due by April 1, 2023.
In 2021, $219,850 in Scholarships were presented to one hundred fourteen (114) Iowa youth
active in livestock and agricultural projects.
The Winner’s Circle Scholarships are sponsored by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement. IFAA, a non-profit organization, was organized in 1988 and is comprised of agricultural enthusiasts dedicated to encouraging 4-H and FFA livestock, poultry and agriculture project members to pursue ag related careers.
IFAA has a tradition of providing scholarships and other financial awards to college-bound youth who have a genuine interest in remaining active in the field of agriculture after graduation from college. More than $11,019,025 has been generated since 1988 for 2,678 Winner’s Circle Scholarships, 1,851 Performance and Carcass Awards, and 488 Sale of Champions livestock exhibitors.