For agriculture students who are in college and are looking for financial support, they can receive support from industry. Farm Credit Mid-America awards academic college scholarships annually to individuals based on academics, leadership qualities, community involvement, and a passion for promoting agriculture.
Farm Credit Mid-America offers two scholarship options, the Farm Client Scholarship, and the Farm Credit Program in Central America. The last date for submission of applications for the academic year 2022 is December 31, 2021. There are specific eligibility requirements detailed below.
Our scholarships support the best and brightest students interested in agriculture in IndianaAnd OhioAnd Kentucky And Tennessee,” She said Randy Barbie, director of community investment at Farm Credit Mid-America. “We are always looking for ways to make communities stronger and help launch young people into agriculture or agriculture-related jobs.”
The Client Agricultural Scholarship is awarded to the children or grandchildren of Farm Credit clients in Central America. Each year, 36 students majoring in agriculture or pursuing an agricultural or rural community-related career at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational or vocational school receive 1500 dollars Scholarships.
The Farm Credit Mid-America Scholars Program is designed for sophomores and junior college sophomores. It’s prizes 5000 dollars in financial support over two academic years to 20 students each year. In addition, Farm Credit Scholars in Central America receive week-long learning and travel experiences with a focus on leadership development and financial education. This two-year commitment from students demonstrates a living commitment to securing the future of rural communities and agricultural professions.
Over the past five years, Pharm Credit Made America has awarded nearly 1 million dollars in direct financial support for students pursuing careers focused on agriculture,” Barbie said. “In addition to financial support, our programs provide experiences that positively impact the professional careers of our scholars and connect them with influential industry leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, and others who can help advance their emerging careers further .”
College committed students who meet the requirements for the Farm Credit Scholarship for a Mid-American Scholarship are encouraged to apply before December 31, 2021, final date. The online application process takes less than 30 minutes and may require a CV and a letter of recommendation. To learn more about scholarships or to apply, visit the scholarship website.