It’s that wonderful time of year again! No, not the holiday season, the FCSC Scholarship Selections for the Fall 2023 school year! This is one of our favorite times of year as we get to give back to our future leaders who are interested in evolving our agriculture industry. It’s important to educate the youth and provide not only monetary support, but also knowledge, mental, and communal support as well.

Our commitment to the youth in agriculture is a top-priority focus for 2023, which starts with our next Scholarship Application process. Opening on January 2, 2023, next year’s scholarships amount to $34K, awarding 18 total, 2 of which will be our grand prize winners, and 2 YBS scholarship winners. Farm Credit of Southern Colorado is proud to consistently increase the amount of scholarship opportunities year after year. 2023 will be the largest amount awarded to date and we couldn’t be more excited to meet all the applicants interested in an agricultural career. Gear up for not only a new year but new scholarship winners as well!


Are you our next Scholarship Recipient?

  • Awarding a total of $34,000 in scholarships for the Fall 2023 semester
  • 18 $1,500 scholarships
  • 2will be awarded an additional $1,000 scholarship
  • 2 $2,500 YBS Scholarships to a college


2023 Scholarship Applications will open on January 2nd!


If you or someone you know is interested in applying for the FCSC 2023 Scholarship Funds, here’s how to apply:

  • Only online applications will be accepted Apply for AG & Farming Scholarships
  • Start your application on our website: https://aglending.com/scholarships/
  • Deadline to apply is February 15, 2023
  • Applicants will be notified of results beginning in March 2023
  • Must Include: a completed online application, list of extracurricular activities, high school or college transcript, and one reference
  • How it can be used: may attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, vocational, or trade school, in or out of state.
  • * Children or grandchildren of FCSC employees or board members are not eligible to apply.*

Our selection criteria for our 2023 Scholarship Applications include:

  • Academic Aptitude
  • Vocational Promise
  • Exceptional Personal Attributes
  • Leadership Skills
  • Proactivity in Your AG Future
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Community Driven Characteristics
  • The Will to Learn


We are always proud of all our YBS community members out there and want to help bring their dreams to life. Mark your calendars for 2023’s application opening date (January 2) and get ready to show us your aptitude for success, your willingness to learn, and eagerness to step into the AG world. Farm Credit of Southern Colorado is eager to assist where we can! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


On behalf of everyone here at the Farm Credit of Southern Colorado Cooperative, good luck to all who apply!

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