Mr. Robert Flake Shaw, a native of Guilford County, N.C., served as Executive Vice President of the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation in 1940.
In his honor, North Carolina Farm Bureau awards the R. Flake Shaw Scholarship to students pursuing higher education in an agricultural-related discipline.
Since 1967, we have awarded more than $3,000,000 in scholarships to youth pursuing a future in the agriculture industry. We believe assisting our industry’s future leaders in obtaining higher education is an investment in the future and is an integral part of fulfilling NC Farm Bureau’s mission.
The R. Flake Shaw Scholarship program awards:
Scholarships are awarded to rising freshmen who demonstrate:
Preference is given to Farm Bureau members.
Completed applications and financial forms are due on or before March 6, 2020. Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
NC Farm Bureau
R.Flake Shaw Scholarship
PO Box 27766
Raleigh, NC 27611
Questions should be directed to:
Lendy Johnson (919) 783-4326