NC Farm Bureau’s 2014 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) and R. Flake Shaw Scholarship


NC Farm Bureau’s 2014 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) and R. Flake Shaw Scholarship applications are now available online.  Links to both webpages are below:

Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders:
The Institute for Future Ag. Leaders (IFAL) is a week-long program for high school students interested in the agriculture industry. Emphasis is placed on: career opportunities, emerging technology, citizenship and leadership development.  Both the IFAL at NC State University and at A&T State University are held the week of June 15-20, 2014.  Rising high school seniors in the upper 1/3 of their classes who are interested in agriculture and recommended by their county Farm Bureau. Attendance is limited to 40 participants per conference.


The R. Flake Shaw Scholarship Program now offers:

  1. a total of twenty-four scholarships valued at $3,750 per year for four years of study at a college or university in an agriculturally-related curricula. Six new scholarships are awarded each spring.
  2. a total of four scholarships valued at $1,000 per year for two years of study at a community college to receive an associate degree in an agriculturally-related field or to prepare for transfer to a college or university. Two new scholarships are awarded each spring.