Kansas livestock foundation Scholarships

The Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF), in conjunction with Merck Animal Health, GoBob Pipe & Steel, Hampel Oil, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, and the Kansas CattleWomen, is offering several scholarships for the 2016-17 school year. By completing the application and sending it to the KLF office, you apply for all the scholarship categories for which you qualify. Each candidate is eligible to win only one scholarship. Applicants must be graduates of a Kansas high school and, except for vet students, undergraduate students at a Kansas community or senior college. Previous winners of any KLF scholarships are ineligible to apply, with the exception of vet students who have not received the Wheels for Bucks vet school scholarship. For additional information, contact the KLF office at (785) 273-5115 or email letty@kla.org

Application for 2016-17 scholarships

A list of scholarships to be awarded and individual requirements for each can be found below.

• Merck Animal Health Ralgro Wheels for Bucks $1,500 Vet Student Scholarship - Any Kansas State University veterinary medicine student with a career goal of being a large animal veterinarian.

• Merck Animal Health Ralgro Wheels for Bucks $1,000 Scholarship - Any student entering or returning to a Kansas community or senior college in the fall of 2016, and pursuing a degree in agriculture or a related field. Preference will be given to Kansas State University and Fort Hays State University students entering their junior or senior year and majoring in Animal Science with a career goal of being actively engaged in livestock production.

NEW! - Because Morris County KLA members turned in the most Ralgro wheels at the 2015 KLA convention, at least one student from that county will receive a Ralgro Wheels for Bucks scholarship (providing they have a qualified applicant).

GoBob Pipe & Steel $1,000 Cattlemen’s Scholarship - Any student entering or returning to a Kansas community or senior college in the fall of 2015, and pursuing a degree in agriculture or a related field.

• Hampel Oil/Mobil Delvac $1,000 Scholarship - Any student entering their junior or senior year (Fall 2016) at Kansas State University or Fort Hays State University and pursuing a degree in Agronomy, Agribusiness, or Ag
Economics. Preference will be given to applicants with a career goal of being actively engaged in a farming or feedyard enterprise.

• Kansas CattleWomen $1,200 Scholarship - Any student entering or returning to a Kansas community or senior college in the fall of 2015, and pursuing a degree in dietetics, food safety, agriculture or a related field.

 

Lallemand Animal Nutrition $500 Scholarship - Any student entering or returning to a Kansas community or senior college in the fall of 2015, and pursuing a degree in dietetics, food safety, agriculture or a related field.

• Glenn & Clyde Lindstrom Kansas Livestock Foundation $1,000 Scholarship - Any student of sophomore level or above (Fall 2015) attending a Kansas junior or senior college and pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference will be given to students residing within the boundaries of Unified School District 400 in northern McPherson and southern Saline counties.

• Kansas Livestock Foundation Youth in Agriculture $1,000 Scholarship - Any student entering or returning to a Kansas community or senior college in the fall of 2015, and pursuing a degree in agriculture, e.g. Agriculture Economics, Agronomy, Animal Sciences or related field.

Fred H. Woodbury Memorial Kansas Livestock Foundation $500 Scholarship - Any student (Fall 2016) attending a Kansas junior or senior college and pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference will be given to students residing within Chase, Franklin, Lyon, Osage or Wabaunsee county.

The number of scholarships awarded in each category will be dependent upon the number of qualified applicants.