The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year. The scholarship was established by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation to honor the successful career of the late W. D. Farr. Two annual $12,000 grants will be awarded to outstanding graduate students that demonstrate superior achievement in academics and leadership and will allow the students to further their study in fields that benefit the cattle and beef industry.
To apply for the scholarship, graduate students planning to pursue a career in the beef industry should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of applicant’s goals and experience, a statement of belief in the industry as well as a review of the applicant’s graduate research and three letters of recommendation. Applications close on August 31, 2016
- Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student in a Master’s or PhD program.
- Applicant must attend an accredited institution of higher learning for the 2015-2016 academic year.
- Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships or life experience.
For more information or to apply please visit the National Cattlemen’s Foundation website.