Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Scholarships
2020 Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship Winners
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
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 1, 2020
    NEW in 2020!    
  • NEW essay topics for each age division
  • Choose to create a video (NEW!) or write an essay
  • Applications accepted ONLINE!
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
Monday, September 21, 2020.
Click HERE to download the application.
TCA College Scholarships
Scholarship Overview:
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! 
<<< Click the icon to the left to download the PDF application.
Applications will be accepted online (Google Forms- link above), via mail, or email.
Applications due December 1, 2020
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



Phone: 615-896-2333 

Email: info@tncattle.org

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​​Sat-Sun: Closed

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