Who is eligible to apply...
A loan applicant and anyone who will execute the promissory note, including all members of an entity, must meet the following eligibility criteria to obtain an Emergency Loan for Seed Producers loan. An eligible applicant must not be delinquent on any Federal debt; not have any outstanding recorded judgments obtained by the United States in a Federal court; be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence; have the legal capacity to incur the obligations of the loan; have an acceptable credit history demonstrated by debt repayment; and has not provided the Agency with false or misleading documents or statements in past or present dealings with the Agency.
To be eligible, an applicant must have filed a valid proof of claim for seed produced under contract to AgriBiotech in 1999, in the United States or a United States territory. In the case of a lease arrangement, the producer and not owner is eligible.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.