2017 Scholarship Recipients

Coming Soon!

“The Winnebago- Boone Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship was invaluable in defraying the cost of tuition and fees by allowing me to focus on my education and follow my passion to become an effective advocate for the food and agricultural industry.”

- Emily Lyons of Rockford, IL

 Attorney- International Dairy Foods Association
Washington D.C.



2018 Application Coming Soon!

The funds for the scholarship awards come from the generosity of our members and local agribusinesses.  If you would like to make a contribution to the Foundation for the purpose of providing scholarships, we would encourage you to do so.  (The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; therefore, your donation is tax deductible with in IRS guidelines.) 

If you would be interested in donating to the Foundation, contact the Farm Bureau office at 815/962-0653 and we will be glad to assist you in the process.

To provide scholarships to college students who major in agriculture, agribusiness, or ag-related course of study.


  • Member, Spouse, or dependent of a member of the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau (minimum of one full year)
  • Must be a resident of Boone or Winnebago County, IL.
  • A high school graduate
  • Must be accepted for enrollment or be enrolled at an accredited college, university, or community college.
  • Must exhibit potential for successful completion of study.

All applications must be returned or postmarked by April 1st.

Return completed applications to:

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1925 S Meridian Road
Rockford IL 61102



Internship opportunities

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau is now offering Winter, Spring and Summer Internships.

Spring and Summer

Deadline extended to

Friday, February 24th

Click the links below for more information.

Internship Flyer

Internship Information

Internship Application- PDF

Internship Application- DOC