The Charles E. Kruse Scholarship was established to honor this outstanding agricultural leader. Mr. Kruse, a 4th generation farmer from Stoddard County, served in leadership roles throughout his career including President of the Missouri Farm Bureau from 1992-2010. He also served as Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture and Chief Executive Officer for the North American Equipment Dealers Association.
Recipients must be Missouri residents and they, their parent(s), or guardians must hold a current Missouri Farm Bureau membership. They also must be a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field and enrolled in the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
There are also other MO Farm Bureau scholarships available thru various Missouri Colleges and Universities. Please check with each individual school on how to apply.