Farm Credit Services Offers College Scholarships

Minot, ND - October 9th, 2017

The independent Farm Credit Services associations in Mandan and Minot, with branch offices in various locations throughout western ND, will award 10 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to high school seniors who plan to enroll in college this fall.  Four will be awarded in Mandan’s association territory and six awarded in Minot’s association territory.

Recipients must be from an actively farming and/or ranching family, or be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture.

Eligible applicants must be residents of the following North Dakota counties: Adams, Benson, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, Kidder, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Ward, Wells or Williams.

Deadline for submitting applications is March 1, 2018.

Students may obtain scholarship application forms by downloading the 2018 Scholarship Application Fillable Form PDF from their high school counselor, from their Ag Educator, from any Farm Credit Services office or branch office of FCS of Mandan or FCS of North Dakota, on the following websites

www.farmcreditmandan.com or www.farmcreditnd.com, or by writing to Teresa Kjellberg, Director of Marketing, Farm Credit Services of ND, PO Box 70, Minot, ND 58702.