Pictured: Jessy Shanks, Univ. of Tennessee Animal Science; Jake Ozburn, Bedford Co- 2nd place Youth division; RoseMary Johns, Williamson Co- 1st place Youth division; Tyler Burks, Wilson Co- 2nd place Junior High division; Mary Carter Shirley, White Co- 1st place Junior High Division; Jacqueline King, McMinn Co- 2nd place Senior division; Lena Sims, Humphreys County- 1st place Senior division; Shane Williams, TCA Board of Director and 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 available NOW and due
Applications are accepted for youth interested in the beef business to own a registered Simmental or SimAngus heifer. Contact Chris Martin with questions: or
(931) 580-6821. Applications are available in late summer each year on our website and at martinfarmsbeef.com. Applications are due each year in early September.
Check back for more information at a later date.
TCA College Scholarships
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. Applications are available in the Spring and due June 15 each year.
Check back in Spring 2020 for the TCA Scholarship Application!
Questions about Scholarships?
Contact Director of Youth Programs & Outreach, Melinda Perkins at OR the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Office, (615) 896-2333