AFR Youth Program

Program Overview

Activities are geared toward developing the youth of our state to be the next generation of leaders. All Oklahoma youth, first grade through college, can participate.



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County/Local Match Scholarships

AFR assists college students on a local level with the County/Local Match Scholarship Program. The state organization matches each participating county up to $1,000, making the total available dollars for scholarships $2,000. Applicant or a member of applicant’s immediate family must be a policyholder of AFR Insurance.


If applicant received the AFR State Scholarship, they are NOT eligible for the County/Local Match Scholarship


Contact your local AFR agent for more information.

Scholarship dealing is June 1, 2023.


State Scholarships

AFR awards college scholarships annually for young people who have been active participants in the Youth Program. Students can apply for either the Incoming College Freshman Scholarship or the Continuing Education Scholarship.


Scholarship deadline is April 1, 2023.


Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Involvement in the Youth Program
  • Leadership activities
  • Academic achievements
  • Applicant or a member of applicant’s immediate family must be a policyholder of AFR Insurance.

Incoming Freshman Application Guidelines

Continuing Education Guidelines

The Latest

From This Program

AFR Youth Program Announces 2023-2024 Youth Advisory Council

August 2, 2023

American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Cooperative has announced its 2023-2024 AFR Youth Advisory Council. This year’s council members were chosen by popular vote during the organization’s 2023 Senior Leadership Summit, which was held July 26-29.


Oklahoma Youth Top Agriculture Achievement Contest

March 17, 2023

Ten agricultural youth from across Oklahoma have earned top placings in the 2023 American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Agricultural Achievement Contest. The contest was conducted in conjunction with the Oklahoma Youth Expo (OYE) in Oklahoma City March 8-17. This year, AFR presented $5,000 in prizes to contestants prior to the Oklahoma Youth Expo Grand Drive March 16.


AFR Awards State Scholarships

February 23, 2023

Twenty-nine Oklahoma youth were recognized as recipients of the 2023 American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Cooperative Statewide Scholarship.