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Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is Offering $9,000 in Scholarships

10/16/2019

We are proud to announce we will be providing six $1,500 scholarships to High School seniors and college students that live or acquire residency in Northwest Florida.



Scholarships are among many ways Farm Credit of Northwest Florida invests in the future of agriculture and helps prepare today’s youth to become tomorrow’s leaders. We are proud to announce we will be providing six $1,500 scholarships to High School seniors and college students that live or acquire residency in Northwest Florida. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals based on academics, leadership qualities, community involvement and their passion for promoting and being a voice for agriculture. Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in agriculture.

Two students in each of the following territories will receive a scholarship including:
  • Eastern region, made up of Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla counties.
  • Central region, made up of Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties
  • Western region, made up of Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties
Applications are due no later than February 7, 2020 by 9 p.m. CST/10 p.m. EST. To receive a copy of the application and to learn more about the guidelines visit here.
 

About Farm Credit of Northwest Florida
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is a member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Marianna, FL that serves 18 counties throughout the Florida Panhandle. At Farm Credit, we are AgVocators, meaning that we actively support the well-being of agriculture and rural America. Every day, we are Helping Rural America Grow, not only food and fiber but also stronger rural communities. Through these scholarships we are encouraging new AgVocators to use their talents to create better communities where they live. For more information about rural financing for farms, land or homes visit GoRural.net.