The Livestock Marketing Association is a launching a new scholarship program. The purpose of this program is to provide a one-time scholarship to qualified applicants who are interested in or display knowledge or understanding of the importance of the agriculture industry and its supporting entities, as well as plan to use their career to advocate for the advancement of the livestock marketing industry.
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution (including trade schools, community colleges, junior colleges, or universities) in the year of the award. They must also have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Please note that auction school is not a currently accepted institution. A separate scholarship program, for those wishing to attend auction school, is in development by the Membership Services Committee for future release.
Following the deadline, scholarship applications will be reviewed by a panel of allied-industry, LMA leadership, and LMA membership not sponsoring or related to applicants at time of application. Up to five applicants will receive a $2500 one-time scholarship from the Livestock Marketing Association.
Scholarship funds will be distributed by the Livestock Marketing Association to your program, college, or university upon evidence of registration.
Applications must be received by March 31, 2023, click here to view the form.
“We are excited to launch this new scholarship program to encourage and recognize the next generation of leaders in our industry,” said LMA President Mark Barnett. “We are always looking for ways to get the younger generation involved, and I believe this is a step in the right direction.”