Fontanelle Hybrids Scholarships for 4-H/FFA Students

For the third year, Fontanelle Hybrids is excited to offer Nebraska's best and brightest high school seniors the chance to win $1000. Fifteen $1000 prizes will be awarded for a total of $15,000. These agricultural scholarships are an opportunity for them to go beyond the fields and give back to the communities they call home.

Current high school seniors who are a least 16 years old and are legal resident of Nebraska are eligible to participate in the "Western Knowledge. Execeptional Communities. 2017 Fontanelle Hybrids Essay Contest". They must have a parent or legal guardian's permission to enter and be active members of 4-H, FFA or other organization that promotes agricultural education as part of its mission statement.

Review the full rules at, and then write and submit a 250-page essay on the topic: "What new technology will be the biggest benefit to production agriculture in your community?".  The entry deadline is January 9, 2017. Winners will be announced in the Spring of 2017.