The DAA Foundation provides $1,000 scholarships to farm, ranch and agribusiness women or their daughters in two categories: the Jean Ibendahl scholarship to high school graduates age 18-23 and the Sister Thomas More Bertels scholarship to women age 24 and over. Scholarship funds may be used for accredited courses in agricultural leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or other courses directly related to agriculture. Must be a farmer, rancher or be the wife, daughter or other close relative of a farmer, rancher or other person employed in agriculture. There must be an economic or financial need. Knowledge of or work experience in agriculture. Grade Point Average or placement on tests are considered. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition for recognized courses in ag leadership, technology, communications, education, rural sociology, medicine or other courses directly related to agriculture and the needs in agricultural communities. Three letters of reference need to be provided with the application.