Golden State Farm Credit Scholarship Program
Golden State Farm Credit is dedicated to helping young people achieve careers in farming and agriculture. Since 1993, Golden State Farm Credit has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships.

Scholarship eligibility typically includes:

  • Students must reside or attend / have attended a high school within the chartered territory of Golden State Farm Credit, ACA, or have parents whom are customers of Golden State Farm Credit.
  • Students must exhibit academic excellence - minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students must be enrolled in or entering a full-time program of study at a college or university.
  • Students' declared major must be directly related to agriculture.


Download the 2018 Scholarship Application

In 2017, a total of $5,000 was awarded by Golden State Farm Credit to the following recipients:

College Recipients

Name College Attending  Major
Lexi Schultz  Fresno State University Ag Business
Will Macdonald   Chico State University     Animal Science
Bailey Brownfield   Chico State University    Ag Business
Elizabeth Gingles Fresno State University  Plant Health

High School Recipients

Name  High School  Will be Attending Major
Anthony Augusto Lemoore High School Cal Poly, SLO Ag Engineering
Arvin Sihota Selma High School Fresno State University Ag Business
Mahlon Owens Red Bluff High School Cal Poly, SLO Ag Communications
Mitchell Miya Sierra Pacific High School Undecided Ag Engineering
Kegan Richards Red Bluff High School Humboldt State  University Range Ecology
Michael Romo Hamilton High School Chico State University Crop Science
Kayla McGiffin Red Bluff High School Shasta Jr. College Animal Science