Internship opportunities

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau is now offering a Summer Internship.

Click the links below for more information.

2019 Internship Program

Internship Flyer

Internship Information Sheet

Internship Application-Word

Internship Application- PDF

Application Deadline:

March 1


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 February 1st.

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Return completed applications to:

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

CLICK HERE for the IVET FaqSheet

“The Winnebago- Boone Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship helped me follow my passion to be a teacher and pass my love of agriculture to the next generation.”

- Nicole (Zeien) Roper of Caledonia, IL

Agricultural Ed. Teacher
& FFA Advisor-Coccoa, Georgia


CLICK HERE for the IVET flyer

 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau® Foundation awarded six, $1,500 scholarships.  These scholarships are for students of Farm Bureau members that are enrolled in a college or university to major in an agricultural field of study. 

Recipients included Kaitlin Asche of Pecatonica.  Kaitlin is the recipient of the Lawrence & Hazel McColl Memorial Scholarship.  She will be a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in the fall.  She is majoring in Agribusiness.  Kaitlin is the daughter of Allen and Mary Asche.

Our second scholarship recipient is Austin Brockmann of Garden Prairie.  Austin will be a sophomore at Rock Valley College in the fall.  He will be majoring in business with the plans to transfer into Agribusiness.  Austin is the son of Gary and Vicky Brockmann.

Our third scholarship recipient is Scott Cleland of Capron.  Scott will be a sophomore at Joliet Junior College in the fall.  He will be majoring in Ag Production and Agribusiness.  Scott is the son of John and Diane Cleland.

Our fourth scholarship recipient is Ray Hildebrandt of South Beloit, IL.  Ray will be a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in the fall.  He is double majoring in Ag Business and Dairy Science.  Ray is the son of Ken and Amy Hildebrandt.

Our fifth scholarship recipient is Brock Irwin of Belvidere.  Brock will be a sophomore at Kaskaskia College in the fall.   He is majoring in Dairy Science.  Brock is the son of Mark and Melissa Irwin.

Our sixth scholarship recipient is Alicia Limones of Caledonia.  Alicia will be a sophomore at Ellsworth Community College in the fall.   She is majoring in Agriculture Education.  Alicia is the daughter of Beth Limones.

We want to congratulate each of the scholarship recipients and wish them the very best as they pursue their degrees.  The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation is proud to be able to assist these students with their college education. 


If you would like to help support agricultural education through Agriculture in the Classroom or scholarships, please send donations to:

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation

1925 S Meridian Road

Rockford  IL  61102



Application- Word


Application Deadline:

February 1

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

iVET-Farm Veterinarian Program- Due May 1

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