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Agribusiness
Education Foundation

CULTIVATING FUTURE AGRIBUSINESS LEADERS

The Agribusiness Education Foundation (AEF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing financial assistance, business skills and leadership development to advance the educational goals of UnitedAg members, their employees and their employees’ dependents (children and grandchildren). Since its inception, AEF has awarded over $1.6 million in grants to over 1,000 students seeking educational, post-secondary and vocational funding.

Educational Scholarships

Educational Scholarships

Each year, UnitedAg grants up to $75,000 in scholarships for member-affiliated students in any major of study. In addition, the program offers financial assistance to students seeking degrees at college/university. Application period is closed.

WomenAg Leaders

WomenAg Leaders

The Leadership Academy focuses on the unique needs of women in agriculture. The program also offers participants the unique opportunity to build an ongoing network of like-minded peers within the industry. Application period is closed.

Agribusiness Emerging Leaders

Agribusiness Emerging Leaders

The one-year leadership academy focuses on personal and professional development through ag-related courses, networking and relationship-building activities with industry professionals. Application period is closed.

Get Involved

Get Involved

The Education Committee helps oversee AEF's programs, set guidelines and provides program recommendations to the Board of Directors. The Committee also helps the Foundation meet its annual funding goal.

2021 Scholarship Recipients Honored in Virtual Ceremony

On April 27, thirty-three recipients of the 2021 AEF Educational Scholarship Program were honored in a virtual ceremony and presentation. This year, the Educational Scholarship Program awarded a combined $81,800 to 74 students.

Events Gallery

  • Emerging Leaders Legislative Day 2019

  • Plantel Nurseries Ag Tour 2018

  • Saticoy Lemon Association Ag Tour 2019

  • 2019 Emerging Leaders Graduation Ceremony

  • Bowl-O-Rama Tournament

  • Walk-A-Thon 4 AEF