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The St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to investing in the future of area farmers and agri-business by offering the Central MN Farm Show Agriculture Scholarship to encourage more students to explore fields of study and careers in the agriculture industry. 

Each year the Farm Show committee's goal is to award ten, $1000 scholarships to Central Minnesota students.


We are pleased to announce the 2020 Central Minnesota Farm Show Scholarship winners:


Emily Jopp
(Rocori High School)
Noah Steffes
(Sauk Rapids-Rice High School)


Nicole Baumann
(South Dakota State University)
Katherine Gathje
(University of Minnesota- Twin Cities)
Austin Schnitzler
(South Dakota State University)
Madeline Weninger
(South Dakota State University)

as of 2020, The Central MN Farm Show has funded $81,000 in scholarships
since 1998

The application deadline for the Farm Show Scholarship has passed. thank you for your interest.


Scholarships are available for current high school and college students that are pursuing an agriculture related field.


- Students must be currently enrolled in and/or plan to enroll in a field of study rooted in agri-education or agri-business. 

- Students must be enrolled in or have graduated from a Central MN High School. 

- Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. 


- Applications must by submitted by 4:00 p.m. on February 1, 2020.

- Selection will be based on academic study or work history, future agriculture related education or career path, grade point average, personal leadership and volunteerism.

- Winners will be announced at the Central MN Farm Show on February 26, 2020.

- High school students will be presented their award at their respective high shool award ceremony. College students will recieve their award by mail. 

Farm Show




Arnzen Construction
St. Rosa Lumber

Farm Bureau Financial Services

Farmers & Merchants State Bank

Franklin Outdoor Advertising Co.

Traut Companies



Support the Central MN Farm Show and the Agriculture Scholarship program by becoming a sponsor.

* Donations toward a scholarship are tax deductible. 

St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 487 St. Cloud, MN 56302-0487 320-251-2940