Scholarships

Our scholarships support academic excellence, community involvement, and leadership for students committed to southeastern North Carolina agriculture and rural development. 

How to Apply

The 2023 application period will open late January 2023.

For additional information, contact Janna Bass at 910-323-9188 ext. 2414 or email marketing@agcarolina.com

FFA & 4-H Scholarship

Up to six (6) FFA and 4-H $1,000 scholarships will be available each year to an active FFA or 4-H student that is a graduating high school senior residing in the counties served by AgCarolina Farm Credit. Additionally, the applicant must be currently active in FFA or 4-H.

Applicant must meet  the academic requirement of a  minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale and maintain a 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale to continue to receive the scholarship each year. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted in a college or university program as a full-time undergraduate student.

High School At-Large Scholarship

Up to twelve (12) $1,000 scholarships will be available each year to a high school senior. Applicant must reside in, or be connected to an agricultural operation  in, a county served by AgCarolina Farm Credit and must be the child or grandchild of an AgCarolina Farm Credit member. Applicant must meet  the academic requirement of a  minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale.  Additionally, the applicant must be accepted in a college or university program as a full-time undergraduate student.

College & Community College Scholarships

Various scholarships are awarded to students currently enrolled in colleges and universities throughout North Carolina.

North Carolina State University

Up to five (5) $2,000 scholarships will be available each year to currently enrolled college students that are a child or grandchild of an AgCarolina member. Applicant must meet the academic requirement of a minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted in a college or university program as a full-time undergraduate student. For this scholarship, applicants will apply through N.C. State University. 

NC A&T University

Up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships will be available each year to currently enrolled college students that are a child or grandchild of an AgCarolina member. Applicant must meet the academic requirement of a minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted in a college or university program as a full-time undergraduate student. For this scholarship, applicants will apply through NC A&T University. 

University of Mount Olive

Up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships will be available each year to currently enrolled college students that are a child or grandchild of an AgCarolina member. Applicant must meet the academic requirement of a minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted in a college or university program as a full-time undergraduate student. For this scholarship, applicants will apply through University of Mount Olive. 

NC State Agricultural Institute

Up to six (6) $750 scholarships will be available each year to those either about to attend, or currently enrolled within, the N.C. State Agricultural Institute. For this scholarship, applicants will apply through the NC State Agricultural Institute. 

NC Community College

Up to six (6) $750 scholarships will be available each year to those either about to attend, or currently enrolled within, a North Carolina Community College. The applicant must be a child or grandchild of an AgCarolina member. Applicant must meet the academic requirement of a minimum 3.0 GPA on an un-weighted scale.  

HBCU and Historically Minority-Serving Institutions

Up to two (2) $1000 to either a high school senior that has been accepted in, or a current college student within, an HBCU or a Historically Minority-Serving Institution within North Carolina. 

College & Community College Scholarship Application