The Duane Watson Scholarship for Exceptional Character in Agriculture is offered to a high school senior planning on attending a two or four-year college on a full-time basis. Eligible applicants must: reside in Southwest Georgia (see website for eligible counties); and, be pursuing a degree in agriculture, crop production, livestock production, crop & soil science, agricultural technology, agricultural research, sustainable agriculture, or agribusiness. Public, private, and home-schooled students are all eligible. Applicants need not be members of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit.
Southwest Georgia Farm Credit is proud to serve farmers, farm businesses and people who live and work in the small towns and communities in southwest Georgia. Agriculture is a way of life here, and for over 100 years, Farm Credit has played an important role in providing a safe, sound, reliable source of credit to rural America. To help ensure a bright future for rural communities, as well as the agricultural industry, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit presents several scholarship opportunities.