State Farm Scholarships
State Farm Scholarships are available through the State Farm Foundation for those students who are pursuing a college education. State Farm is a widely respected insurance company who maintains a working relationship with the communities in which they are located. As a part of their initiative to better their communities, State Farm has a number of programs in place that are aimed at improving education in their local areas.
In addition to funding for local schools and community outreach, reading, and academic support programs, State Farm also offers three specific types of college scholarships.
About the State Farm Scholarships
State Farm Scholarships include the National Merit Scholarship, the State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship, and the Doctoral Dissertation Award.
The National Merit Scholarship is a one-time, nonrenewable award of $2,500 made to high school seniors who qualify as Finalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
The State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship consists of one hundred scholarships of $3,000 to $8,000 apiece that are awarded to dependents of eligible State Farm associates, agents and retirees each year. Students must show academic achievement and the award takes into account the cost of the college the student is planning on attending, the family’s financial circumstances, and any other financial aid the student may be receiving.
State Farm’s Doctoral Dissertation Award is an award in the amount of $10,000 set up as a research grant for those who are studying the specific fields of insurance, business and education at college or universities in the United States. Eligible Doctoral Dissertation Award candidates are working on a dissertation in Insurance and/or Risk Management.