Scholarships

The Lyon County KY Farm Bureau Board will offer one $500 scholarship to eligible Lyon County High School seniors for the current school year.  The Scholarship may be applied to tuition, housing, books, and other educational expenses. 

To be eligible, an applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a  4.0 scale), be the child of a Lyon County KY Farm Bureau member for at least one year prior to applying for this scholarship and remain such, while the scholarship is in force, successfully complete high school within the year they apply for the scholarship.  The application for the local KFB scholarship is the same application used for the state KFB application.  Those applications are listed for you below.

The deadline for the scholarship applications to be submitted for local consideration to the Lyon County KY Farm Bureau is May 1. The local scholarship committee will make the final determination pertaining to local winners and interpretation of eligibility/rules.  The winner will be announced at Senior Class Night at Lyon County High School

KFB Spotlight

Legislative Report No. 5 - February 24, 2017 - 2017 Kentucky General Assembly
February 24, 2017
Legislative Report No. 5 - February 24, 2017 - 2017 Kentucky General Assembly
Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues, nearly 300 members head to nation's capital
February 20, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues, nearly 300 members head to nation's capital

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) volunteer leaders continue the organization’s grassroots policy development process this month as they head to Washington, D.C., with their list of 2017 national priority issues and a willingness to serve as “The Voice of Kentucky Agriculture.” 

Joining forces for young farmers and rural communities
February 8, 2017
Joining forces for young farmers and rural communities

As a generation of farmers gradually transfers farm management and responsibilities to the next, it’s important the handoffs are smooth and successful. 

Young Farmer Scholarship

One $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to two college or vocational/technical school students.

Women's Mini-Grant Program

The grant of up to $500 is offered to county Farm Bureaus for education programs for grades Preschool-12 or adults, which will result in increased agricultural literacy for the target group. Six mini-grants will be awarded to county Farm Bureaus in 2016.

Women's Educational Grant

One $1,500 scholarship to a female non-traditional student for the following school year.

John C. Hendricks Beef Tour Young Producer Program

A tour grant will be awarded to selected young beef cattle producers who are interested in furthering their knowledge of the beef cattle industry and participating in the John C. Hendricks Beef Tour sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.

Paul D. Everman Fund for Lifetime Learning Scholarship

One scholarship up to $3,000 to a non-traditional student, pursuing a four-year course of study.

Louis F. Ison Memorial Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship to a full-time graduate student pursuing a degree at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food & Environment.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation

Will award 90 county and state college scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a four-year course of study.