The Foundation — which is part of American Agri-Women, a national coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women — promotes educational and leadership programs and opportunities relevant to agriculture. These $1,000 scholarships are available to any farm, ranch, or agribusiness woman or her daughter to pursue accredited courses directly related to agriculture.
Meyer received the Jean Ibendahl Scholarship for a high school graduate, and Willert received the Sister Thomas More Bertels Continuing Education Scholarship.
2023 Scholarship applications are open
The American Agri-Women Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2023 Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarships. The deadline is March 1.
The Jean Ibendahl Scholarship (for ages 18 to 23) and the Sister Thomas More Bertels Scholarship (for ages 24+) honors the memory of these courageous and adventurous women who played an essential role in serving and leading and who encouraged agricultural pursuits.
These scholarships are available to any farm, ranch, or agri-business woman to pursue accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine or other college-level studies directly related to agriculture. American Agri-Women members and affiliates maintain the scholarships. You can find the application here.