Legacy Ag Credit Scholarship Program

The goal of the Legacy Ag Credit scholarship program is to empower northeast Texas youth involved in various ways in agriculture and agribusiness to become tomorrow’s industry leaders. Our program is designed to offer financial assistance for graduating high school seniors who achieve academic excellence and have a deep passion for agriculture.

Scholarship Amount

In 2021, Legacy Ag Credit will offer a total of $20,000 to seven local graduates:

  • 1 x $5,000
  • 6 x $2,500

Scholarship applications and essays are due by March 31, 2021. (Incomplete applications will not be considered.)

How to Apply

Download and fill out the PDF application, and return with your resume and an essay that answers the following question:

“What involvement have you had in agriculture and how do you think that has benefited and shaped who you are today?”

Your essay should be typed, doubled spaced, and no longer than 1,000 words. Please submit your application and essay by email: scholarships@legacyaca.com. Please note that only PDF files will be accepted.

Scholarship Eligibility (please read carefully)

  1. You must be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2021.
  2. You must live in one of Legacy Ag Credit’s 10-county territories: Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Hopkins, Kaufman, Marion, Rains, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood.
  3. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. (Please submit a high school transcript.)

Note: While we prefer applicants that are pursuing agricultural degrees, we welcome all students to apply for a Legacy Ag Credit scholarship. Children and grandchildren of employees and directors are not eligible.

Ready to Apply?

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Questions about the program may be directed to scholarships@legacyaca.com or call 866-885-3522. 

Legacy Ag Credit Scholarship Application

Are you a member of FFA or 4-H?*
Have you applied to a college/university?*
Have you been accepted?*
Have you attached a current transcript?*

Essay Question

  • Not to exceed 1,000 words
  • Must be typed
  • Must be double spaced

 

What involvement have you had in agriculture and how do you think that has benefited and shaped who you are today?

Note: If additional room is needed for any question, please type and attach with essay