Agriculture scholarships available
By From staff reports
Published in News on February 28, 2014 1:46 PM
AgCarolina Farm Credit has announced that 27 college scholarships are available and will be awarded in the coming months.
The Raleigh-based farm lender has long been a supporter of young and beginning farmers and others who live in rural North Carolina. Ag loans, special loan programs, educational seminars, and financial sponsorships to help young and beginning farmers succeed are also provided by the agricultural lender.
Five FFA scholarships are available to FFA members who are high school seniors, along with two scholarships to students attending North Carolina A&T State University. Recipients must be residents of eastern North Carolina. The scholarship program is part of the cooperative's corporate giving program, the Fund for Rural North Carolina. Applications are due by April 30.
Students who are enrolled in an agricultural related degree at North Carolina State University may apply for one of five $2,000 scholarships. Recipients must be children or grandchildren of customers of AgCarolina Farm Credit. Students must apply directly to NCSU. Applications are due by April 15.
In addition, five $750 scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in the Ag Institute at North Carolina State University. Recipients must be children or grandchildren of an AgCarolina customer. Students must apply directly to NCSU.
Applications are due by April 15.
Ten $1,000 at-large college scholarships will be awarded to recipients who are attending or plan to attend a four-year college or university within the state of North Carolina. The at-large scholarships are non-degree specific and recipients must be the children or grandchildren of customers of AgCarolina Farm Credit.
The deadline for applications is April 30.