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State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program

Offered by State Farm

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 14, 2022
100 awards worth


Grade level

High School Junior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a college-bound, high school junior who is a legal dependent of a State Farm employee or retiree? If so, consider applying for the State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program! The scholarship is open to the children and legal dependents of State Farm associates (employees, agents, or retirees) entering college. The program is offered by State Farm, a property and casualty insurance provider in the U.S., and is conducted through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The program recognizes and works to support the legal dependents of State Farm associates. Thus, each year, 100 legal dependents of State Farm employees/retirees are awarded $5,000 to help pay for their educations. Recipients earn this $5,000 per year for up to four years of college, or until they receive their bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first. If you are a child or legal dependent of a State Farm associate looking for a scholarship opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to prospective college students who are the children or legal dependents of a State Farm associate (employee, agent, or retiree), including step-children and foster children. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Junior


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must first request an entry form by emailing [email protected]. Applicants must then take the PSAT/NMSQT in the fall of their junior year of high school, in addition to submitting an application and the below application materials.


Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact State Farm at 847-866-5100.

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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