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AgFirst and NAAF Partnership Scholarship for Native American Students

AgFirst and Native American Agriculture Fund Partnership Scholarship for Native American Students:

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank is offering educational scholarships to full-time Native American students studying business and/or agricultural-related fields. Each scholarship recipient will receive $3,000 per academic year ($1,500 per semester).

Students will also have an opportunity to apply to various internships throughout the Bank. These internships will provide exposure to Farm Credit as well as the Bank’s senior leadership team. The Farm Credit System provides loans, leases, and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives. It has more than $350 billion in assets and over 15,000 employees. Interns will learn about the Bank and its role in supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services.

Scholarships will be solely awarded based on student qualifications and application responses. Only complete applications will be considered. Recipients will receive scholarship funds each semester until graduation, unless the following requirements are no longer being met. AgFirst Scholarship Student Requirements All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be full-time undergraduate

  • Be in their sophomore or junior year (not to exceed four terms)

  • Have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average by the end of the academic year)

Pursuing a degree in one of the following fields:

  • Business Administration

  • Agriculture-related fields

The AgFirst Scholarship Program application deadline is March 15, 2021.



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