Sonja Hillgren Social Media Scholarship

$1,500 scholarship


Attention agriculture advocates and social media mavens: Here’s your chance to expand your experience, learn from a team of professional journalists and, of course, earn money. Farm Journal is excited to announce an experiential scholarship opportunity for college students through its Sonja Hillgren Scholarship.


Scholarship winners will become members of the #FJSocialSquad, comprised of students with a passion for food and agriculture. Recipients will receive a $1,500 scholarship and gain valuable workplace experience as they showcase food and agriculture and how they intersect with our communities. Selected students will gain experience in media and business and some of the finer technical aspects of these industries.


In addition to the scholarship, students will receive training from Farm Journal. Scholarship winners will be required to act as brand ambassadors on personal profiles, while having the opportunity to work with some of the oldest and most trusted brand names in agricultural media. Staff members will teach students valuable career skills transferable to future endeavors.


In the thriving world of food and agriculture, Farm Journal is committed to investing in students who will soon be the face of this industry. The scholarship program honors the late Sonja Hillgren, award-winning journalist, former editor of Farm Journal and former president of the National Press Club.


For more information or how to apply, click here!

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