Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Scholarship Application Now Available
The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association and Tennessee Cattlewomen’s Association will award four scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. These are $600 scholarships and will be awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Fields of study may include education, communications, production, research, or any other area involved with the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders.
The application process will be evaluated 50% on an essay describing an issue confronting the beef industry in Tennessee, and 50% based on involvement in 4-H, FFA, and other agriculture organizations. The application also includes a letter of reference. The applicant must be a Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association member or the child/grandchild of a TCA or TCWA member.
“TCA is proud to offer these scholarships to help support the future of our industry,” said Melinda Perkins, TCA Director of Youth Programs & Outreach. “We are excited to see what the future holds for these deserving youth.”
The 2020 scholarship application must be received by June 15, 2020. More information, including application requirements and the application, can be found in the April, May, and June issues of the Tennessee Cattle Business magazine and on the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association website.
The complete press release can be found here.