Ten scholarships of $1,500 each are being awarded to students studying for a future in the beef industry. The awards are sponsored by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in cooperation with the National Cattlemenâ€™s Foundation to graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at two-year or four-year institutions for the 2013-2014 school year.
The deadline for scholarship applications is December 14, 2012.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships or life experiences. Fields of study for potential scholarship recipients must be related to the beef industry and may include education, communications, production, research or other appropriate areas. Chairman of the National Cattlemenâ€™s Foundation Board of Trustees John Lacey said the scholarship program helps the industry build stronger industry leaders for the future.
All submissions for the 2013-14 CME National Cattlemenâ€™s Foundation Scholarship must be postmarked or received via email or fax by Dec. 14, 2012. Applicants must be members of the National Cattlemenâ€™s Beef Association. To download the scholarship application online, visit www.nationalcattlemensfoundation.org. To have an application sent to you, or for more information, contact Sue Dolph at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.