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A beginning farmer is defined by the USDA as a person who has operated a farm or ranch for 10 years or less.

QUALIFYING FOR A BEGINNING FARMER SCHOLARSHIP

NOFA-NJ offers beginning farmers scholarships to attend courses, workshops and conferences that improve farming or business skills. The scholarships are limited in amount and number available. NOFA-NJ program and workshop scholarships will be internally applied. In order to be eligible for scholarships you must be a beginning farmer and a NOFA-NJ member in good standing.* Please review current opportunities and see the scholarship request form below.

CURRENT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Contact NOFA-NJ’s Executive Director, Adrian Hyde by completing the form below

Are you a current NOFA-NJ member? (required)

Are you, by USDA definition (a person who has operated a farm or ranch for 10 years or less), a beginning farmer? (required)

*Check the following box to indicate that you have read and understand this application statement: By submitting this application I am in no way obligated to accept, nor is NOFA-NJ in any way obligated to grant, any scholarship funds.