Illinois Pork Producers Association Scholarship Applications Open


( Illinois Pork Producers Association )

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) awards nine students with a scholarship each school year. 2019 applications are due March 1 and may be submitted via mail or email.

Three levels of scholarships are awarded and include three Gold Scholarships at $2,000 each, three Silver Scholarships at $1,500 each, and three Bronze Scholarships at $1,000 each. 

Scholarship funding is made possible through the Keppy Foundation. Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or be enrolling to begin in the fall of 2019 to be eligible. IPPA Scholarships are open to students pursuing any undergraduate degree at any two-year or four-year college. Previous winners may apply again. 

IPPA also hosts the following scholarship applications:
The Adam Fesser Scholarship is a $1,000 award sponsored by the Mid-Illinois Pork Producers Association. Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or community college for the fall semester 2019. Applicants must also have been a 4-H or FFA member and an Illinois resident. Students applying for the Adam Fesser Scholarship must complete an application form and a typed essay identifying the reason they want to pursue a career in agriculture, as well as provide transcripts, list of achievements & activities, and statement of financial need. 

The Ryan & Friends Scholarship will provide four $2,000 awards (sponsored by the Purebred Swine Council)
Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or community college for the fall semester 2019. Applicants must also have been a 4-H or FFA member. Students applying for the Ryan and Friends Scholarship must complete an application form and a typed essay identifying the reason they want to pursue a career in production agriculture, as well as provide transcripts, list of achievements & activities, and statement of financial need.

For more information, visit https://ilpork.com/youth/scholarships.

 
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