College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Beef Industry Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

The Beef Industry Scholarship was introduced in 1989 through the Live Cattle Futures Contract of the CME Group. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation and CME Group are committed to the future of the cattle industry and continue to recognize and support outstanding youth in the beef community.

The tradition remains strong today. Each year a total of ten (10) $1,500.00 scholarships are awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry.  

"The National Cattlemen's Foundation advances the future of the beef industry with passion and urgency.”

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student enrolled at a two or four-year institution for the upcoming academic year.  

Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships, or life experiences. 

Previous scholarship winners are eligible to apply in subsequent years.

Application Information

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Applications will close annually on November 15. With questions, please call 303-694-0305, or email

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