The National Cattlemen’s Foundation in partnership with the CME is awarding ten grants of $1,500 to extraordinary college students who are seeking after professions in the beef industry. Fields of study might incorporate education, communication, creation, research, or different regions identified with the beef industry. The purpose behind this program is to recognize and support capable and insightful students who will arise as industry pioneers. This program is to provide them with the monetary support they are seeking to continue their education and achieve their dreams to the fullest. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation will regulate the program and pick a board of judges to audit the essays or applications received and select the winners.
The essays submitted will be based on creativeness, grammar, clarity of expression, exactness, the significance of the topic and the solutions suggested. Judges’ choices will be final. As for eligibility, the candidates applying for the grant must be graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate understudy who will be selected for a two-or four-year establishment for the 2022-2023 academic year. The candidate must have exhibited a pledge to a profession in the beef industry through classes, internships, or educational experiences. Individual candidate or their family should be an individual from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Previous grant winners are qualified to apply. The deadline for the following scholarship is November 12, 2021.
The American Cattlemen’s Foundation was first coordinated in 1972 with the expressed reason for giving “charitable, scientific and instructive activities to help the beef industry.” The establishment was subsequently renamed the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF).NCF is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit association. Contributions are tax-deductible and will uphold the mission and projects of the Foundation. People, organizations, and establishments are urged to add to the National Cattlemen’s Foundation.
|Organization||American Cattlemen’s Foundation|
|Education Level||High school senior, Undergraduate|
|Number of Awards||10|
|Contest Deadline||November 12, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Essay, letter of goals, recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest is as follows:
- The participant must be a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student who will be enrolled in a two- or four-year institution for the 2022-2023 school year.
- The participant must have demonstrated a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships, or life experiences.
How to Apply?
To participate, the interested candidates will have to write an original essay of around 750 words stating any issues confronting the beef industry and offering a solution as well. In addition to that, the candidate must also write a one-page letter describing their future career goals related to the beef industry. Both the requirements are to be submitted on the scholarship portal itself.
The documents that need to be attached with your application form is as follows:
- Two Letters of Recommendation from current or former instructors or industry professionals.
The applications and the essays submitted will be judged based on originality, grammar, clarity of expression, accuracy, relevance of the topic, and the solutions offered. The CME group of judges will decide the winners and their decision will be final. The ten scholarships will be awarded amounting to $1,500.
The application period for the CME Beef Industry Scholarship will end on November 12, 2021. No applications will be entertained later this date.