Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Scholarships
2021 Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship Winners
Pictured above: (top row) first place junior winner: Ty Maynord, Overton County; first-place junior high winner: Dallas Bomar, Henry County; first-place senior winner: Emma Armstrong, Bedford County; (bottom row) second place junior winner: Emma Meadows, Greene County; second place junior high winner: Blaire Lamon, Henry County; second place senior winner: Allie Harrison, Washington County
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Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship
Scholarship Overview:
The Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship is sponsored by Farm Credit Mid America and the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association. The Heifer Initiative program provides youth in TN with a scholarship to purchase a beef heifer to show or begin their own herd. TCA and FCMA partner to provide a total of six scholarships totaling $9,000. Applications are due December 1st each year.
Kenneth Ambrose Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Overview:
Applications are accepted for youth interested in the beef business to own a registered Simmental or SimAngus heifer. Contact Chris Martin with questions: martin.farms@yahoo.com or
(931) 580-6821. Applications are currently available (see link below) and at martinfarmsbeef.com. Applications are due in September each year.
TCA College Scholarships

Scholarship Overview:
The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association will award three scholarships of $600 to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Additionally, the Tennessee CattleWomen’s Association will award a $600 scholarship to a deserving recipient. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders.
The application period for educational scholarships has closed. Check back in Spring 2022 for next year's application.
The application period for this award has closed. Check back in Fall 2021 for next year's application.
Questions about Scholarships?
Contact Director of Youth Programs & Outreach, Melinda Perkins at melinda@tncattle.org OR the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Office, (615) 896-2333