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Northwest Farm Credit Services Awards 94 Students with Scholarships
SPOKANE, Washington (July 12, 2022 ) – Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded 94 students from its five-state territory (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Alaska) a total of $235,000 in scholarships. All scholarships are $2,500 each. Scholarship winners are selected based on school and community involvement, scholastic performance and educational goals. The list of winners is available here.
Land Grant University Scholarships
Northwest FCS Land Grant University Scholarships support undergraduate students pursuing a degree in agricultural business, or related field of study, by providing two scholarships at each of the land grant universities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Northwest FCS Diversity Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors and current college students from underrepresented groups pursuing an agricultural or business-related degree or trade-related certificate that positively influences the agriculture industry.
Two scholarships are awarded to graduate school students who are enrolled in graduate-level courses and plan to use their education to make a positive impact in the rural community. Any career field or major is eligible.
Scholarships are awarded to high school and college students of Northwest FCS customers and their employees who are attending classes in the fall of 2022. Additional scholarships are also awarded to sons and daughters of Northwest FCS employees. Any career field or major is eligible.
Since the program began in 2007, Northwest FCS has awarded over $2 million in scholarships to 1,077 Northwest students.
More information about student scholarships is available at northwestfcs.com/scholarships.
About Northwest FCS
Northwest FCS is a $15 billion financial cooperative providing financing and related services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishing operations, timber producers, rural homeowners and crop insurance customers in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Northwest FCS is a member of the nationwide Farm Credit System that supports agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. For more information, go to northwestfcs.com.