Iowa Farm Bureau adds $3,000 scholarship for northeast Iowa students pursuing ag

New scholarship honors farmer from Bremer County who dedicated his career to efforts in conservation

High school students in northeast Iowa who plan to pursue agriculture-related studies after graduation are encouraged to apply for Iowa Farm Bureau’s Robert H. Rewoldt Scholarship. This new scholarship awards two students $3,000, renewable for two years, up to $6,000.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a two or four-year agriculture-related program at an Iowa-based institution and reside in one of the following counties: Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard or Winneshiek.

Robert H. Rewoldt, a Bremer County farmer, was a passionate advocate for agriculture and conservation. This scholarship honors his legacy by supporting the education of young individuals who embody his values of hard work, dedication to agriculture and stewardship of the land. The scholarship aims to bolster rural communities by encouraging recipients to apply their skills and knowledge in northeast Iowa upon graduation.

Eligibility requirements and online application forms are available at A single application form, due January 31 of this year, allows students to apply for multiple Iowa Farm Bureau scholarship opportunities.