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2017 SAE Grants Now Open

Sep 5, 2017

The National FFA Organization is pleased to announce that the 2017 SAE grant application process is open.

Supervised Agricultural Experiences are a core part of agricultural education. Thanks to our sponsors, this year 152 SAE grants of $1,000 each are available to help FFA members start or expand an SAE.


  • Returning SAE Grant Sponsors
    • American Beekeeping Federation
    • American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
    • Caterpillar
    • California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)
    • CTB, Inc. (Chore Time Brock)
    • DeWALT
    • Exmark Manufacturing, Inc.
    • Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees Inc.
    • Krone North America
    • National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation
    • Rabo AgriFinance
    • The Agriculultural Experience Tracker (AET)
    • Toro Company
  • New SAE Grant Sponsors for 2017
    • Ball Horticultural Company
    • Bekaert Corporation
    • Domino’s
    • Fieldale Farms Corp.
    • Foods Resource Bank
    • Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc.

How to Access the Application

To complete an SAE Grant application members must log in to their FFA.org account at www.FFA.org. The application can be accessed through the Application Center which can be found by clicking Open Your FFA Dashboard on the top right side of the website and selecting Application Center. A new application can then be selected from the drop down menu or an existing application can be updated.

You can also access the SAE Grant application from the SAE Grant webpage (Click Here or from the FFA.orghomepage, select Participate then Grants & Scholarships then SAE Grants).

If you are an AET user; you can access the SAE Grant application from the AET website by clicking on Reports then Degree/ Application Manager then selecting SAE Grant from the drop down menu.

Submission Deadline

Applications are due submitted online by Nov. 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Recipient Announcement

SAE Grant recipients will be announced in late December 2017.


Please contact Brett Evans, SAE Education Specialist at bevans@ffa.org or 317-803-4233

Best wishes to all applicants.

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