ELIGIBILITY: Current FFA members – freshmen, sophomores or juniors - planning to attend the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. Preference will be given to those applicants who have shown exceptional contributions to their chapter and community. In addition, the applicants should have demonstrated outstanding leadership, community service, exhibits good character and moral traits, and have show excellence in their scholastic endeavors. Financial needs will be a factor in the selection process only when qualification of two or more applicants is considered equal or similar.
AWARD: One $1,000 scholarship, non-renewable. Payment of scholarship will occur after student attends the conference.
SPONSOR BIO: Midwest Ford Dealers is a branch of the Ford Motor Company. As a partner of the National FFA Foundation, Ford currently sponsors the Washington Leadership Program. By supporting this program, Ford will encourage and stimulate a deeper connection to the value and importance of service and leadership. T oday, the company puts an emphasis on fostering an inclusive culture that is free of barriers, and in which all employees feel comfortable, valued and able to contribute to their fullest, in order to build high-performing, collaborative teams across its global business. This inclusion of diverse perspectives within Ford will help to effectively deliver innovative products that satisfy customers' wants, needs and desires.