Farm Credit West is committed to supporting the role of education in agriculture's future.

Since 1994, Farm Credit West has provided scholarships to 265 scholars and committed $995,500 to this program. Scholarship recipients are provided with $1,500 scholarships which can be renewed three times for a total of $6,000 in scholarships from Farm Credit West.


  • Student must be a customer, customer’s dependent or customer’s spouse
  • Declared major must be directly related to agriculture
  • Exhibit academic excellence (Minimum GPA 2.7 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be a full-time or entering student at a junior or four-year college

The next application period will be open Jan 1 - Feb 15, 2021. You should apply as soon as your 2020 Fall/Winter grades are available.