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Capital Farm Credit Announces 2010 (Hill Country Regional) Scholarship Program
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 • Posted March 10, 2010

MASON, Texas – The Hill Country Region offices of Capital Farm Credit (CFC) announce their 2010 scholarship program. CFC will award $10,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a degree in education or an agricultural-related field of study. Students from the following counties are eligible: Bandera, Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano and Mason.

Capital Farm Credit, Texas’ largest rural cooperative lender, has a tradition of supporting local youth. "We are proud to expand and increase our local scholarship programs to help these students develop their potential as future leaders in agriculture, natural resources, and education," stated Regional President Jay Stewart.

Applications are available at all guidance counselor offices within the applicable counties and at CFC offices in Fredericksburg, Kerrville and Mason. Application deadline is April 1, 2010. Scholarship recipients will receive notification by May 1st.

For more information on the Capital Farm Credit Hill Country Region Scholarship, please contact Sarah Cortese at 830-257-4444 or via email at

Headquartered in Bryan, Capital Farm Credit is a full-service agricultural lender with more than 70 branches serving a 192-county territory in Texas. It is part of the Farm Credit System, the Nation’s oldest and largest source of loans for agriculture, agribusiness, rural real estate and country homes. The Hill Country Region includes offices located in Mason, Fredericksburg and Kerrville.

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