Pictured: (front, l-r) Gage Giffey, White Co- 2nd place Youth division; Ransom Johns, Williamson Co- 1st place Youth division; (back, l-r) Neal Schrick, Univ. of Tennessee Animal Science, buckle sponsor; Addison Delaney, Henry Co- 1st place Senior division; Breanna Mills, Decatur Co- 2nd place Senior division; Caroline Garrell, Marshall Co- 1st place Junior High division; Ashley Emery, Meigs Co- 2nd place Junior High Division; Jay Yeargin, TCA Board of Director; Shane Williams, Farm Credit Mid-America representative.
Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship
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 1, 2020
NEW in 2020!
NEW essay topics for each age division
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Applications accepted ONLINE!
Kenneth Ambrose Memorial Scholarship
Applications are accepted for youth interested in the beef business to own a registered Simmental or SimAngus heifer. Contact Chris Martin with questions: or
Three scholarships 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 in the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders. Click here to download the application.
Check back in Spring 2021 for the TCA College Scholarship Application!