Supporting Ag Education

Yankee knows that a solid education is the best foundation for your future. Learn more about how we can help.


Thank you to all the students who applied for our 2021-2022 scholarship. This year's scholarship period has closed. Any applications received at this point will be considered for the next year's award.

Yankee awards up to four $2,000 Royal W. Smith, Jr. Scholarships each year.


  • Awards are based on merit including academic, agricultural, civic accomplishment and essay content.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in college, a trade school or certificate program, and a member of a Yankee Farm Credit stockholder farm family.
  • Applicants will be eligible for a scholarship regardless of their course of study. However, preference is given to the study of agriculture or related fields.
  • Deadline to apply is April 1, 2022.

Application process

To apply for our annual scholarship, you can print the application and follow the instructions or contact your local office to receive a paper application. You can also click below to fill out our online application:

For more information, contact

Extension Tuition

The Vermont, New Hampshire and New York Extension services provide valuable educational programs for farmers. For information about upcoming programs in your area, log on to any Extension Service Web site:

If you are interested in taking an Extension course, be sure to talk to your loan officer about tuition assistance or send an e-mail to

How can we help?

We've been helping rural America for over a century. Take a minute to tell us about your challenge. We're here to listen and help plan a way forward.

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