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

Since 1994, Farm Credit West has provided scholarships to 249 scholars and committed $899,500 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

Application Process

Scholarship Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now open. Candidates will be notified approximately March 15th, if they have been awarded.

The Scholarship Application can be found here.