Farm Credit Services of Hawaii, ACA Scholarship Program
Farm Credit Services of Hawaii, ACA recognizes the role of education in
the ongoing viability of agriculture in the state of Hawaii. We remain
committed to agriculture and to help show our support we offer two $1,500
scholarship each school year. To be eligible for the scholarship the
following guidelines apply – Candidates must:
Have graduated or will be graduating from High School in the year of
Supply proof of enrollment at the college, university, or trade
school they will be attending.
Have the intent to further their education in an agricultural
Provide two letters of recommendation (other than family members).
Provide a copy of their last report card or transcripts.
Submit a short essay on “What future does Tropical Agriculture have
for the young.” (500 word minimum).
Provide a list of agriculturally related activities (4-H, Future
Farmers of America, etc.) they are involved in, or have been
Note - This scholarship can be used at the school of the recipient's choice,
(i.e. college, university, or trade school) to begin or continue their
education as an underclassman (graduate students are not eligible).
The Candidate will need to submit the above required items and their
Scholarship Application to:
Linus Tavares – Branch Manager, Hilo
Farm Credit Services of Hawaii, ACA
P O Box 5059
Hilo HI 96720
Or you may submit it in person at our Main Branch office,
99-860 Iwaena Street, Suite A, Aiea, HI 9701 or at our
Hilo Branch office, 988 Kinoole Street, Hilo, HI 96720.
Any questions, please feel free to call us at (808) 961-3781 or toll
free at 1-800-894-4996 ext. 0.
The deadline for submission is March 15, 2014.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2013 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!
Whitney Boteilho of Honoka'a High School on the Big
Island and now attending the University of Hawaii in Hilo.
Faron Kamakana of Molokai High School on Molokai and now attending
University of Hawaii in Hilo.
Download Application Form in PDF format: