SPOKANE, Wash. – Sons or daughters of current Northwest Farm Credit Services customers, or customers’ employees, are eligible to apply for a college scholarship from Northwest FCS. This year, Northwest FCS is offering nearly $90,000 in scholarships.
Each year, 55 scholarships are awarded to students throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. High school students who plan to attend a higher education institution within the next year are eligible for a $1,500 scholarship. Eight winners are selected from each state. In addition, three $1,500 scholarships per state are awarded to college sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Scholarship winners will be selected based on scholastic performance, leadership and activities, and a written essay. Interested students need to submit an application by March 1. Applications can be found at northwestfcs.com/scholarship. Winners are announced in early May.