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Farm Credit Midsouth

Scholarships

College Scholarship ProgramAt Farm Credit Midsouth, we are proud to promote higher education in our local communities. Annually, our program offers $14,000 in scholarships to be applied toward education costs, such as tuition, fees, housing, books, etc. What better way to invest in our rural areas than to lend a helping hand to local college students?

Eligibility:

  • Must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.
  • Must be a current college student and/or graduating high school senior.
  • Must be a high school senior or enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or equivalent) at an accredited university, college, community college or technical school.
  • Any major is eligible to apply.

Terms:

  • Each $1,000 one-semester scholarship will be awarded and paid directly to the student.
  • Each scholarship recipient will receive $1,000 from Farm Credit Midsouth to apply towards education costs. 
  • Proof of enrollment must be submitted for the spring or fall semester, after which Farm Credit will issue a check in the awardee’s name.
  • Applicant cannot be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth board member.

Selection Criteria:
Scholarship recipients will be based on:

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Financial need (if stated)
  • GPA
  • Field of Study
  • Activities

To Apply

  • Fill out and print the online application and have it signed by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.
  • Submit a certified transcript from applicant's high school or continuing education institution (college/technical school).
  • Submit letter of recommendation.

Completed applications must be submitted by March 8, 2018 to Melissa Coles at the following address:

Farm Credit Midsouth
ATTN: Melissa Coles
3000 Prosperity Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72404

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