Russell Libby Agricultural Scholars Award

Scholarship Amount: $1,500.00
Application Process:

The Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarship honors the late Russell Libby, who led the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for 17 years and dedicated his life to growing the organic food movement. The scholarships offer support to students seeking to deepen their knowledge of organic and sustainable farm systems.

Three $1,500 scholarships are awarded in the following categories:

  • MOFGA Journeyperson Program participant
  • Maine high school senior planning to study sustainable or organic farming (preference for colleges in the state)
  • Teacher, school, or education center looking to support an agricultural-related classroom project in Maine

For further information about Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarships, contact Anna Libby:

Applications can be made here: Russell Libby Agricultural Scholar Awards | Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners (

The application deadline varies annually. The 2022 deadline is April 15th, 2022.

Eligibility Codes:
High School