Golden State Farm Credit Scholarship Program

Golden State Farm Credit offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and full-time college students within our territories of service, studying agriculture at a college/university or attending a trade school to obtain a certification that will serve the agricultural industry. The 2022 Golden State Farm Credit Scholarship Application deadline is Friday, March 18th. The online application is below.

For questions about the scholarship application, please contact Kris Costa via email at or phone (530) 571-4166.

Golden State Farm Credit 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Golden State Farm Credit is continuing to support the future of agriculturalists by awarding a total of $10,000 to students, in pursuit of careers in agriculture.

Name Major College Attending
Rylie Aguiar
Agricultural Communications
CSU, Fresno
 Taylor Arrowsmith Agricultural Business Shasta College
Yaneli Casetllon DeLao Biological Sciences UC, Davis
Hank Christensen Agricultural Business CSU, Chico
TC Drury

Sustainability (Agriculture)/    Mechancial Engineering

Oregon State University
Daniela Garcia Ortega Plant Science UC, Santa Cruz
Rylee McGiffin Plant Science Shasta College
Michaela Mederos Agribusiness Management CSU, Fresno
Magelle Millen Animal Science / Veterinary Medicine Montana State University
Taytum Neves Agriculture Science Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Amy Stroing Animal Science Shasta College
Taylor Trigueiro Agriculture Education Oklahoma State University
Hannah Wayne Animal Science UC, Davis

Golden State Farm Credit is dedicated to helping young people achieve careers in farming and agriculture. We congratulate each winner and wishes them the best of luck as they pursue their educational goals.

Golden State Farm Credit Scholarship Application

Golden State Farm Credit, ACA (GSFC) offers a scholarship program to high school seniors and students currently enrolled in college courses with plans to enroll in the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 academic year. The scholarship is available to students who reside in one of the Golden State Farm Credit territories: Butte, Glenn, Fresno, Kings, Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, and Tulare counties and majoring in agriculture.

In order to be considered for the GSFC scholarship, applicants must:

  • Qualify under one of the following:
    • Be a high school senior graduating in the spring of the current year, OR
    • Be a high school graduate from a school within the chartered territory of Golden State Farm Credit, ACA, OR
    • Have parents who are current customers of Golden State Farm Credit, ACA
  • Be enrolling at a college/university or trade school as a full time student in the fall of the current year with a declared major related to agriculture
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

All applications must include the following in order to be considered:

  • Completed online application
  • Unofficial copy of current transcripts (attached to the online form)
  • Two letters of recommendation (attached to the online form)

No late applications will be accepted. Scholarship winners will be notified at the end of April and will be given details on how to provide required documentation of Fall 2022 enrollment and major in order to receive scholarship funds. GSFC scholarships will only be awarded to students once during their academic career.

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