Industry Support

FFA Scholarship

Farm Credit East is committed to supporting the next generation of agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industry leaders. As such, we are offering a scholarship for students involved in The National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) to support their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) or educational opportunities within the agriculture, commercial fishing or forest products industries.

Eligibility

This scholarship will be awarded to students with a strong Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and who understand their project’s impact on their future career in an agriculturally related field. Applicants must be active in their local FFA chapter and reside within the seven states Farm Credit East serves. Applicants will be evaluated on their SAE, including objectives, progress to date and project financials. Community involvement and volunteer activities will also be looked at in the judging criteria. Applicants can receive the scholarship once per year. To view the scholarship rubric, click here.

Financial Statements

For a template to create your financial statements, click here. Financial statements are used to get a snapshot of the business and interrupt how your business is doing. The information you submit will allow us to get an idea of how you are investing in and improving your SAE. The two Financial statements we would like from you are a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement.

Award

Four $500 scholarships will be awarded semi-annually. Funds can be used to support the student’s current SAE project or to enhance their knowledge of the agriculture, commercial fishing or forest products industries.

Deadline

Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00PM on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Application Options

Online Application*

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*Note you will be taken to an external website to submit your application.

Hard-Copy Application

To submit a hard-copy application, click here.

Mail to:
Ryan Willits
240 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082

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