2011 Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Scholarships

The Southwest Georgia Farm Credit seeks applicants for four $2,000 scholarships.
Eligible applicants are in the 21-county area serviced by Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. These applicants must have outstanding grades and demonstrate a strong sense of community through extracurricular activities.
Students must provide high school transcripts with his application. An essay titled “My Future: How I Plant to Strive for Success” must be completed and handed in with the application as well.
Candidates must be seeking a two- or four-year degree in a field relevant to the agriculture industry. The Southwest Georgia Farm Credit notes that agriculture is about more than farming. There are a variety of factors related to operating or working for a farm or ranch. Business, marketing, science and communication are all relevant.
Applicants must submit all required materials by March 1, 2011 for consideration. Applications can be submitted through SWGAFarmCredit.com.
Farm Plus Financial also offers scholarship opportunities. For more information on this subject, contact Farm Plus at 866-929-5585.