Scholarships

The scholarship application period

for the 2020 MOSES Conference closes Dec. 17.

 

Getting the scholarship to the conference was like a doorway into a new world for us.”

~ E.W., Highland, Wis.

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We want everyone to be able to experience the energy and knowledge-sharing that make the MOSES Conference so inspiring. If your financial situation makes it difficult to cover the complete cost, you may apply for a scholarship—scroll down for the list of options.

Want to help farmers attend the MOSES Conference?

Donate to the MOSES Conference Scholarship Fund: The majority of scholarships come out of this fund.

David J. Engel Memorial Scholarship Fund: This fund honors this well-known organic farmer and one of the founders of the MOSES Conference by enabling farmers to attend the annual conference.

Chris Blanchard Scholarship Fund: This fund honors the longtime conference organizer/presenter and Farmer to Farmer Podcast host by sending market farmers to the conference.

If you prefer to donate a check to a specific fund, note the fund on your check and mail to:
MOSES
P.O. Box 339
Spring Valley, WI 54767

 

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Types of Scholarships

Full Conference (Friday & Saturday)
You pay just $ 50.

One-day Conference
You pay just $ 30.

Organic University (Thursday)
You pay just $ 50.

Children (ages 3-18)
Scholarships cover the cost of children’s registration ($40/day), which includes access to childcare, activities, breakfast, lunch and snacks. Childcare (ages 3-12) is available Friday and Saturday during the conference. Children under age 3 do not need to be registered.

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Application Process

We award as many scholarships as funds allow, giving priority to farmers who have not yet attended the conference. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.

The scholarship application period for the 2020 MOSES Conference closes Dec. 17. All applications will be considered equally, not based on the date received.

Scholarship applicants will be notified by Dec. 31, 2020—don’t register for the conference until you hear back from us or you forfeit your potential scholarship. If you don’t receive a scholarship, you can still register for the conference before Early Bird pricing ends. If you are awarded a scholarship, you must formally accept your award by registering for the conference using the link provided in your award letter.

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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

FACT
Food Animals Concerns Trust (FACT) will award scholarships to cover registration fees for livestock and poultry farmers to attend the 2020 MOSES Organic Farming Conference. Scholarships are limited and are awarded on a first come-first served basis, so don’t delay!

Beginning with Compeer Financial Grant Program
As part of Compeer Financial’s commitment to young, beginning farmers, they are proud to offer the Beginning with Compeer Financial Grant Program. This program is available to farmers who:

  • Reside in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory,
  • Have started farming no longer than ten years ago, and
  • Demonstrate that farming is the applicant’s part-time or full-time vocation

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Student Rates

Students in college or technical school may attend as a group for 35% off the posted rate. To receive the student group rate, the educational institution needs to contact MOSES and register all group members at the same time.

High school FFA members: We want you here to learn that organic farming works! We’ll extend the child rate (just $40/day) to all of your club members when you apply as a group. To apply, contact MOSES or call 715-778-5775.

 

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Contact Sophia if you have questions about conference scholarships.

715-778-5775  x705
sophia@mosesorganic.org

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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