Farm Credit Services of America Land-Grant Scholarships

Farm Credit Services of America offers multiple annual scholarships to students at four land grant universities. Iowa State University, South Dakota State University, University of Nebraska – Lincoln and University of Wyoming scholarships are $2,500 each.

Criteria:

  • Open to college juniors or seniors in good academic standing for the academic year scholarship is received.
  • Must be enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources OR the College of Business with course work emphasis in agribusiness, agricultural economics, and have career aspirations in an agribusiness-related field.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 preferred.
  • Preference is given to residents of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wyoming.
  • Previous Farm Credit Services of America scholarship winners are not eligible.

Farm Credit Services of America Benefits-eligible Employees and Directors, together with their spouses, and any person related to them or their spouse as child, grandchild, step child, step grandchild, anyone living in the residence of a Benefits-eligible Employee or Director, or the spouse of any of the above shall not be eligible for any scholarship program or education grants offered or sponsored by the Association.

Donor
FARM CREDIT SERVICES OF AMERICA
Award
$2,500
College/Department
College of Agriculture -- Life Sciences and Natural Resources (ALSNR), College of Business
Deadline
03/15/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Attach a one-to two-page essay on how you plan to use your major in your chosen career (which must be in an agribusiness-related field).
  2. Describe your agricultural background or work-related experience in agriculture.
  3. List scholastic honors and awards.
  4. Attach a resume that includes the following: employment, volunteer, and leadership activities.
  5. Briefly explain how a Farm Credit Services of America Land-Grant Scholarship would make a difference in your academic career.
  6. Describe any personal history or special considerations that have affected your pursuit of a degree in your chosen field.
  7. I certify that I am not a previous Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship winner.
  8. Farm Credit Services of America benefits eligible Employees and Directors, together with their spouses, and any person related to them or their spouse as child, grandchild, step child, step grandchild, anyone living in the residence of a Benefits-eligible Employee or Director, or the spouse of any of the above shall not be eligible for any scholarship program or education grants offered or sponsored by the Association. I certify that I am eligible to apply for this scholarship.
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