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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award $24K in scholarships in 2014

  • Applicants must be from a farm/ranching family or plan to pursue a career in farming or agricultural field; deadline March 1, 2014
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  •     AgCountry Farm Credit Services will award 24 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from eastern North Dakota and northwest and west central Minnesota who plan to enroll in college next fall.   
        Applicants must be from a farming/ranching family or plan to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture.     
        Scholarships will be given away to Minnesota residents in Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Roseau, Stevens, Todd, Traverse, Wadena or Wilkin Counties.  In North Dakota scholarships will be awarded to residents in Barnes, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Grand Forks, Griggs, LaMoure, Nelson, Pembina, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, or Walsh Counties.   
        Selection is based on academic record, personal attributes, vocational promise, leadership and financial need.  The deadline for applications is March 1, 2014 and recipients will be announced in April.  Students may obtain scholarship application forms from their high school counselor, at any AgCountry Farm Credit Services office, or from AgCountry’s web site – www.agcountry.com.
        
        Headquartered in Fargo, ND, AgCountry provides credit and financial services to farmers, ranchers and rural customers in eastern ND and northwest and west central MN and to agribusinesses across the United States. 

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