National Cattlemen’s Foundation Offers Scholarships

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is announcing an ongoing initiative to strengthen the future of the beef industry. Together with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the CME Group, it will award ten $1,500 scholarships to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. The 2012-2013 Beef Industry Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at two-year or four-year institutions for the 2012-2013 school year.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships or life experiences. Fields of study for potential scholarship recipients include education, communications, production, research and other areas related to the beef industry. John Lacey, interim chairman of the board of trustees for the National Cattlemen’s Foundation, said the scholarship program is aimed at helping future industry leaders.

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