Minnesota Pork Board Scholarship Application Open

The Minnesota Pork Board is once again awarding up to five $1,000 scholarships to qualified individuals. Applications are open now until May 15, 2024 and can be found here on Minnesota Pork’s website.

Young people encouraged to apply are attending two or four-year institutions and are pursing careers in agricultural business, agricultural communications, agricultural education, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal science, animal physiology, environmental sciences, nutrition, livestock reproduction, large animal veterinary medicine, and other related fields. Qualified applicants must have an emphasis in the pork industry.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Minnesota resident
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree at a two or four-year institution studying the above named areas of interest
  • Entering freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of college
  • Individuals can only receive one Minnesota Pork scholarship during his/her post-secondary tenure

Qualified Applicants Must Submit:

  • Completed scholarship application form
  • Letter indicating his/her intentions for future involvement in pork production/agricultural industry
  • 750 word or less essay on a current or future pork industry challenge and his/her proposed solutions for the issue
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume

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