The 2024 COLONIAL AGRICULTURAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION deadline has passed. applications will reopen november 1. 


The Foundation also financially supports organizations that provide education and community enrichment. Programs and services offered through agricultural commodity organizations and youth organizations such as 4-H, FFA, and Scouts are typical of projects the Foundation supports. Seed money for the Foundation was provided by Colonial Farm Credit, which continues to contribute annually. Additional funding for the Foundation’s activities is provided through donations made by individuals, corporations, organizations, and other foundations.

Recipients must reside in one of the counties served by Colonial Farm Credit. For more information about scholarship eligibility criteria and endowment information, please view our scholarship information. All applications are due March 1st of every year.  For a list of items needed for your scholarship submission, please view the Application Checklist. *Please note that SAT/ACT scores are not required and can be submitted as additional information if you have taken them.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please email the program coordinator, or call 804-746-4581 ext. 1102.

Assist the Foundation

You can make an online tax-deductible donation to the Foundation using PayPal:

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You can can also make a contribution by submitting this form. This is an excellent way to develop youth into the future leaders of your community.

Past Recipients

  • I am so excited to become...

    a part of the golf industry after my college graduation, and I will forever be thankful to the Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation for their generosity and support throughout my four years of college.

    Larkin Gross, student at Methodist University

    Essex, VA

    Larkin Gross
  • Supporting Local Students

    The Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation offers over $150,000 through more than 80 scholarships each year to local community students.