Higher Education Scholarship Program

Apply for a $2,000 scholarship by March 15, 2024.

Additional Requirements

Each candidate for the scholarship must have a permanent home address within the eight-state territory served by Farm Credit East: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Candidates must also plan to attend post high school education in the upcoming fall semester. Applicants are eligible to win this scholarship only once.

Usage and Distribution Details

Scholarships can be used to defray the cost of tuition, room and board, books and other academic charges. Payment will be made directly to the student in June. Proof of college and photo of student suitable for publicity is to be submitted by hard copy before check will be issued. Scholarship award is merit-based.

Diversity Scholarship

Farm Credit East embraces human diversity in the world and within our own cooperative. To be considered for the Diversity Scholarship, a candidate must appropriately identify their racial/ethnic status on the application. It is not required however, that racial/ethnic status is divulged in order to be considered for a scholarship.


The 2024 scholarship deadline is Friday, March 15, 2024. Winners will be notified in May.

Scholarship Application

Applicant Information

Are you a child of a full-time Farm Credit East employee? *

Are you a previous winner of this scholarship? *

Education & Career Choice
Please be descriptive of your career choice (i.e., farm owner/manager, logger, agribusiness, large animal veterinarian, etc.)
Background, Experience & Extracurricular Activities

Please list items in each category below as appropriate, but do not repeat items in more than one category.

Diversity – Optional

*Required Field

By typing my name above, I hereby certify that the information I have provided in this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. If selected, Farm Credit East has my permission to use my name and picture in publicizing this program.

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