Arizona National Livestock Show 2014 scholarship deadline coming

Jan 31, 2014
by WLJ

The Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship Program began in 1991 by awarding $13,500 to 11 students in that year. Over 23 years later, the Arizona National Livestock Show has now awarded 726 students totaling over $741,000.

The Arizona National Livestock Show is investing in the future of agriculture and awarding $40,000 annually in scholarships to students who have participated in the livestock show or horse show.

Scholarships are available to students attending an accredited university or college for the current academic year.

Other requirements include:

• High School graduation;

• Completion of at least 12 semester hours before applying after high school graduation;

• Currently taking at least 12 credit hours;

• A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (A = 4);

• Prior participation in the Arizona National Livestock Show as an exhibitor, volunteer, or employee.

Annual Scholarships are funded through donations to the show with help from the Arizona Horse Lovers Foundation. Application deadline is March 15.

Applications are available online here.

The Arizona National Livestock Show, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting youth and promoting livestock and agriculture to the public while preserving our western heritage. For more information, call the Arizona National office at 602/258-8568. — WLJ