New FFA Scholarship from Farm Credit East

Could your students use some extra money to fund their growing SAE or future education?

Farm Credit East is proud to announce the release of its new FFA Scholarship! This scholarship is focused on providing students with a strong SAE the funds needed to expand or continue their SAE or education. The scholarship is open to all active high school FFA members with a current SAE. For further details please see the attached press release and FAQs, or visit our FFA Scholarship page at .
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If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ryan Willits ( or (860)741- 4380.

For Immediate Release
Date: November 6, 2017
Contact: Kristie Schmitt
Telephone: 800.562.2235

Farm Credit East Announces New Scholarship to Support Future Agriculture Leaders

ENFIELD, CONN. – Farm Credit East, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently announced a new scholarship for students involved in The National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America). This scholarship will be awarded to four students with a strong Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and who understand their project’s impact on their future career in an agriculturally related field.

Four $500 scholarships will be awarded. Funds can be used to support the student’s current SAE project or to enhance their knowledge of the agriculture, commercial fishing or forest products industries.

To apply, applicants must be active in their local FFA chapter and reside within the seven states Farm Credit East serves. Applicants will be evaluated on their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), including objectives, progress to date and project financials. Their community involvement and volunteer activities will also be looked at in the judging criteria.

Applications are due by December 31, 2017. To apply for a Farm Credit East FFA scholarship, please visit, or contact a Farm Credit East branch office.

Farm Credit East extends more than $6.3 billion in loans and has 21 local offices in its seven-state service area. In addition to loans and leases, the organization also offers a full range of agriculturally specific financial services for businesses related to farming, forest products and commercial fishing. Farm Credit East is governed by a 17-person board of directors. For more information, visit