RALEIGH, N.C. — The deadline to submit applications for AgCarolina Farm Credit’s North Carolina State, North Carolina State Ag Institute, North Carolina A&T, University of Mount Olive, At-Large, 4-H, FFA, and community college scholarships is coming soon.
College scholarships are one component of AgCarolina Farm Credit’s corporate-giving program. Ag loans, special loan programs, educational seminars, grant funds and financial sponsorships are provided by the lender to help young and beginning farmers succeed.
Scholarships are awarded to students attending North Carolina State University, the University of Mount Olive, and North Carolina A&T State University. In addition to the college and university scholarships, there are scholarship opportunities for FFA and 4-H students residing within AgCarolina Farm Credit’s territory. Additionally, scholarship opportunities are available to the children and grandchildren of AgCarolina Farm Credit members.
Deadlines are approaching with some applications due by February 15, 2021. For a full listing of the scholarships, eligibility criteria, and amounts, please visit our website.
“Educating the future leaders of eastern North Carolina is a priority of our association,” says Dave Corum, AgCarolina’s President and CEO. “Through these scholarships, AgCarolina continues to show our desire to help create opportunities for young people.”
AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh. They are the leading provider of credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit has over $1.5 billion in loans and commitments outstanding to nearly 3,400 North Carolina farmers. Loans are made to finance land, homes, farm buildings, operating expenses, livestock and equipment, as well as other purposes. Credit life insurance, appraisal services, and leasing are also available through AgCarolina Farm Credit. Branch locations are in Ahoskie, Elizabeth City, Greenville, Halifax, La Grange, Louisburg, New Bern, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Swan Quarter, and Williamston.
–AgCarolina Farm Credit