Cattlemen’s Foundation Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarships

Dan Beef, Cattle, Education

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The National Cattlemen’s Foundation has announced they are accepting applications for the 2022-2023 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be given to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry.

Introduced in 1989, the scholarship identifies and encourages talented students who will play an important role in the future of food production. Students studying education, communication, production, research, or other areas related to the beef industry are eligible to apply for the annual scholarship program.


Eligible applicants must be graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at a two-or-four-year institution. The application includes a one-page letter outlining the student’s career goals related to the beef industry and a 750-word essay describing an issue in the beef industry and offering solutions to the program. Plus, the applicant or a family member must be a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA).

The deadline to apply is November 12 at midnight Central Time. Winners will be announced during the 2022 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show next February in Houston, Texas.

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