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At AgFirst, we impact the well-being of America. Our team provides funding to 19 affiliated Associations and services to 20 Associations throughout 18 Eastern states and Puerto Rico. As a $35 Billion Bank, we are the largest financial institution headquartered in South Carolina.
AgFirst is offering educational scholarships to full-time Latino and Native American students studying business and/or agricultural-related fields. Each scholarship recipient will receive $3,000 per academic year ($1,500 per semester).

Students will also have an opportunity to apply to various internships throughout the Bank. These internships will provide exposure to Farm Credit as well as the Bank’s senior leadership team. The Farm Credit System provides loans, leases, and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives. It has more than $350 billion in assets and over 15,000 employees. Interns will learn about the Bank and its role in supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services.

To apply, please complete and submit your application by March 15, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be notified of their awards by April 1, 2021.

Scholarships will be solely awarded based on student qualifications and application responses. Only complete applications will be considered. Recipients will receive scholarship funds each semester until graduation, unless the following requirements are no longer being met.

AgFirst Scholarship Student Requirements
All applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Be full-time undergraduate
  • Be in their sophomore or junior year (not to exceed four terms)
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average by the end of the academic year)
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following fields:
    • Business Administration
    • Agriculture-related fields
The AgFirst Scholarship Program application deadline is March 15, 2021. 

For more information about AgFirst’s Native American scholarship program, contact Vesely Murray at vmurray@agfirst.com or Olivia Scott at oscott@agfirst.com.
Personal Information

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* 1. Select the Scholarship you are applying for.

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* 2. First Name

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* 3. Last Name

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* 4. Mailing Address 

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* 5. City

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* 7. Zip Code

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* 8. County

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* 9. Phone Number (xxx-xxx-xxxx)

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* 10. Email Address

School Information

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* 11. College/University

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* 12. GPA

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* 13. Expected Graduation Date

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* 14. Academic Major

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* 15. Minor (if applicable)

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* 16. List your Activities and Involvement

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* 17. List the Community Service Activities you are involved in.

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