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Farm Credit of Western Arkansas Scholarships

Application Deadline: MAR 03, 2023

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20 - $1,000 Farm Credit of Western Arkansas Scholarships

Application Deadline:  MARCH 3, 2023

$20,000 is awarded annually to members and the children/grandchildren of members. 
 

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Current members, and children/grandchildren of current members (immediate family members of current Farm Credit directors and/or employees are not eligible).
  • Full-time student at an accredited undergraduate university, college, community college, junior college or technical school. This scholarship opportunity is open to current college students as well as graduating high school seniors. 
  • The scholarship winners will be selected by an assessment of the following: ACT Score (minimum of 20) for high school students, GPA (minimum of 2.5) for college students, resume of activities and leadership, one letter of recommendation and a summary of career goals or the role the rural lifestyle has played in your life or may play in the future. Recipients will be selected by a panel of outside judges. 
  • Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in their chosen school during the fall semester. The scholarship will be mailed directly to the recipient upon proof of enrollment. A check will not be issued if proof of enrollment is not received. 
  • Past Farm Credit of Western Arkansas scholarship recipients are encouraged to apply again. 
    *Note - No recipient may win more than twice.

Application/Documentation Requirements
 

High School Senior:

  • Completed application
  • Current high school transcript and ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Resume of activities and leadership
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Summary of career goals or the role the rural lifestyle has played in your life or may play in the future (1 page max)

College Applicants:

  • Completed application
  • Current college transcript
  • Resume of activities and leadership
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Summary of career goals or the role the rural lifestyle has played in your life or may play in the future (1-page max)

Applications should be completed, signed and submitted per instructions on the application. If any required documents are missing, the application will be automatically disqualified. The above requirements, along with the application, must be received by Friday, March 3, 2023.

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