Missouri CattleWomen's Association offers scholarship

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Missouri CattleWomen's Association strives to provide students with opportunities to help fuel their passion for the beef industry. Through their scholarship program, the Missouri CattleWomen's Association is able to assist Missouri's youth who are passionate advocates by providing financial support for their education.

The Missouri CattleWomen's Association will award one $1,000 scholarship to a full-time college student, who has completed their freshman year, and have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better. Applicant must have been a full-time student the previous year and not have reached their 23rd birthday by Jan. 1, 2014. Applicant must attend an accredited college or university to collect scholarship; technical schools do not qualify. The scholarship is open to both male and females and the applicant must be a resident of Missouri.

Missouri Cattlewomen Scholarship Committee will review applications and all applicants will be notified regarding the committee's decision by Dec. 5. Scholarship recipients will be honored during the Missouri Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show Jan. 2-4 at Tan-Tar-A Resorts in Osage Beach.

The scholarship will be payable during the 2015 calendar year. To redeem scholarship, recipient must provide the Missouri CattleWomen with proof of college enrollment. Funds for scholarship will be sent directly to the recipient's institution.

Applications are available online at www.mocattle.com/missouricattlewomen.aspx. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 7, and mailed to Scholarship Chair Kasey Wallace, 2937 105th St, Tabor, IA 51653. For more information, contact Wallace at kasey_wallace@yahoo.com.