The Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF) now is accepting applications for 2021-22 scholarships. Applicants must be graduates of a Kansas high school and enrolled at a Kansas community or senior college for the fall 2021 semester. The Merck Cartridges for Cash program offers $1,500 scholarships to Kansas State University veterinary medicine students and $1,000 awards to undergraduates studying animal science and planning to be actively engaged in livestock production. The county that turns in the most cartridges by February 28 will receive a Cartridges for Cash scholarship for at least one student from that county, providing there is a qualified applicant.
Hampel Oil/Mobil Delvac will offer $1,000 scholarships to juniors and seniors at K-State and Fort Hays State University (FHSU). GoBob Pipe & Steel will sponsor a $1,000 award for a sophomore or above student attending a Kansas junior or senior college. The new Central Life Sciences $1,000 Altosid IGR scholarships will go to junior, senior, graduate or veterinary students at K-State or FHSU.
Proceeds from past Kansas CattleWomen (KCW) silent auctions and the 2020 KLF Club Calf Sale will fund $1,000 KCW and Youth in Ag scholarships.
Stipends in the amount of $1,500 will be given in memory of Douglas A. Laue, a past chairman of the KLA Cattle Feeders Council. These will be awarded to junior or senior students at K-State or FHSU. Glenn & Clyde Lindstrom scholarships in the amount of $1,000 also are being offered, with preference given to students in USD 400. Scott Johnson and family will provide a $1,000 scholarship to students attending K-State and pursuing a degree in animal sciences and industry, agricultural communications and journalism, agribusiness or agricultural economics.
Also new this year is the Farmers Feed $500 scholarship. This award will go to a student attending a Kansas junior or senior college, with preference given to students majoring in animal sciences and industry or agricultural communications and journalism.