Agricultural Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement

Mechanicsburg, Pa., Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Horizon Farm Credit Agricultural Advancement Foundation will award at least $100,000 in scholarships to students who plan to attend or are currently enrolled and pursuing a career in agriculture at a college, university or technical school. Applications are available online only from September 23, 2022 to January 6, 2023.

“We encourage any student who plans to work in the agricultural industry to apply for this scholarship,” says Laura Heilinger, president of the Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement. “You don’t need to plan to be a farmer to apply – this program also applies to what we like to call ‘the other side of farming’, encompassing teachers, mechanics, vets, loan officers or engineers.”

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Scholarship Program will award at least ten scholarships in 2023, each worth $10,000. There will be two separate applications this year, one for high school seniors and students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year education program at a college or university, and another for high school seniors and students currently enrolled in a school. technical.

All applicants must be considering pursuing a career in agriculture and must reside within the Horizon Farm Credit 100 Counties territory or Washington D.C.

Applications are accepted online through January 6, 2023. For more information, please visit FCFoundationforAg.org or email [email protected] Be sure to follow us on social media with the hashtag #OtherSideOfAg.

About the Farm Credit Foundation for the Advancement of Agriculture
The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is a $5.7 million nonprofit foundation established in 2015, established to help advance the future of agriculture. The Foundation scholarship program is open to all students residing in the five Horizon Farm Credit states who are studying to pursue a career in agriculture and meet the eligibility criteria.

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