This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who reside or attend school within the 1st Farm Credit Services' service territory in Illinois, which includes the following counties: Adams, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Hancock, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, Livingston, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Mercer, Ogle, Peoria, Pike, Putnam, Rock Island, Schuyler, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Warren, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago, and Woodford Counties. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have been accepted into an agriculture or related curriculum at a university, college, or community college. Agriculture-related fields include those that would contribute to the quality of rural life for people living in rural areas, or for those who want to return to a rural area to work in any field. Scholarships will be awarded based on a combination of academic achievement, community and agricultural youth organization involvement, and brief essays.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.