Passionate about beef? Check out this ag scholarship

Passionate about the beef industry? The Missouri CattleWomen’s Association has a $1,000 scholarship for a qualified full-time college student. Applicants must be at least a sophomore with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better and a Missouri resident. They must also be full-time students who will be younger than 23 years old on Jan. 1, 2015…. Read more »

Apply online for National DHIA scholarship

College students associated with the National Dairy Herd Information Association may be eligible for one of several $750 scholarships available this year. Full-time incoming and continuing students at technical and two-year and four-year colleges/universities are eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded on academic achievement, leadership, community activities and work experience. Knowledge of DHIA and response to application questions… Read more »

Ohio State Fair Scholarships due June 15

The Ohio State Fair is offering more than $20,000 in scholarships this year to students for their accomplishments as junior fair exhibitors. High school juniors and seniors during the current academic year, as well as recent high school graduates continuing their undergraduate education are eligible to apply on or before June 15, 2014. Applications for the… Read more »

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Best of the Buckeye Scholarships due June 15

Pursing a degree in agriculture or a related field? Then check out the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Best of the Buckeye program. Academic scholarships in the amount of $1,000 are available to high school juniors and seniors pursuing a post-high school degree. Eligible nominations for Best of the Buckeye are registered cattle that were calved in… Read more »

National Jersey Youth Scholarships due July 1

The deadline approaches to submit applications for seven scholarships provided through the American Jersey Cattle Association. Applications are due July 1, 2014. Scholarship details are below. Russell-Malnati Scholarship for Advanced Studies $5,000 One scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who has completed at least one-half of coursework credit hours required for a degree… Read more »

AAPB Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Medicine scholarship due June 15

Exactly one month remains for veterinary medicine students to apply for an AAPB Foundation – Zoetis Scholarship. Eligible students can visit www.foundation.aabp.org/zoetis/ for additional details and to access the online application. Applicants must be students graduating with a veterinary degree in 2015 and enrolled in colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States. Applications are… Read more »

Beef scholarship applications due May 9

There are just a few days left to apply for one of two $12,000 scholarships through the National Cattlemen’s Foundation. Applications are due May 9, 2014, for the W.D. Farr Scholarship program. Awards are open to students pursuing graduate degrees in animal science, environmental science or agriculture.  The National Cattlemen’s Foundation continues to honor the successful… Read more »

Pork scholarship deadline fast approaching

The Ohio Pork Council has up to $9,000 in scholarships available this year. Scholarships range from $500 to $1000 per individual. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2014. College students who are actively involved in the pork industry – or whose parents are involved – are encouraged to to apply. Children of pork industry employees, managers and contract… Read more »

May deadline for Illinois Corn internships

Illinois Corn is looking for social media and video interns this fall. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2014. Social Media Internship Students will engage audiences on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and blogs to help non-farmers understand farming methods. The independent internship can be completed from any Illinois college campus, though students are required… Read more »

Scholarships and internships for April and May 2014

Below are links to posts about scholarships available to ag students. April April 1 UPI member scholarships due $1k scholarships available through AgStar April 15 American Agri-Women Fly-In scholarships due Syngenta scholarship essays due National Dairy Shrine scholarship applications due HotelsCheap.org scholarship applications due April 18 Ohio Pork Council scholarship applications due April 30 AICJA… Read more »