Date: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Title: 2016 South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarship

2016  South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

SD Cattlemen's Foundation was formed to support the long-term viability of the SD Beef Industry by promoting the nutritional benefits of beef consumption and value of modern production. It is highlighted by it's benevolence for the food insecure and support for entrants into the industry. This scholarship aims to identify and reward students who are interested in the improvement of beef production and promotion.

Application Period:

December 15th, 2015 to April 1st, 2016
Scholarships of $4000, $3000, $2000, $1000 will be awarded to four students from South Dakota enrolled in any post-secondary institution in South Dakota. All awards will be paid directly to the institution the student is enrolled. Applications must be received by April 1st, 2016.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

Your application will be considered if you satisfy the following requirements:
1. Enrolled in a post-secondary institution in South Dakota.
2. Student must be a resident of the state of South Dakota.
3. Demonstrate interest in future involvement in the beef industry.
4. Demonstrate interest in taking leadership roles in agricultural based organizations.
5. Demonstrated volunteerism.
6. Completion of a 500-800 word essay on any topic you see as critical to the future of the beef business and what you see your role is in addressing it.
7. Two letters of reference describing your involvement in the beef industry.
Scholarship winners will be determined by a committee from the SD Cattlemen’s Foundation and industry personnel based on excellence demonstrated in the above criteria. Finalists will be announced prior, with the recipients being announced at the 2016 Prime Time Gala, June 25th in Sioux Falls.


Send by April 1st to Tyler Melroe
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PO Box 227
Britton, SD 57430


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