KCF Youth Scholarship


SECURING THE FUTURE

Five $1,500 Scholarships are available through the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association and are funded by the Kentucky Cattlemen's Foundation.


Kentucky Cattlemen's Foundation Scholarship Requirements:
  • You must be a graduate from a Kentucky high school in the year of application.
  • Be accepted for enrollment in a Kentucky college or other institute of higher education.
  • Planning to major in Agriculture or an Agriculturally-related subject.
  • Applicant or their parent or guardian must be a member of the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association.

For more information contact Nikki Whitaker at the KCA office:
859-278-0899 or 176 Pasadena Drive, Lexington, KY 40503


KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION AWARDS YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP


The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Youth Scholarship, funded by the KCA Foundation, began in 1991 and has provided $114,500 in scholarship funds to students across Kentucky.  Student’s applying for the application must attend a Kentucky College or University and must major in Agriculture or an Agriculturally-related subject. The recipients are chosen based on academic performance, community activities, and beef industry essay statements. Five $1,500 scholarships are awarded each year to one student per each KCA Region with the possibility of two additional at large scholarships.

The 2018 KCF Youth Scholarship recipients received their award during their respective high school awards night. Each recipient received a $1,500 scholarship towards their college education. The 2018 recipients are:

Samuel Tapp from Morganfield is a graduate from Webster County High School. Samuel will be attending Murray State University majoring in Agronomy.

Savanna Hill from Bardstown is a graduate from Nelson County High School. Savanna will be attending the University of Kentucky majoring in Animal Science and Agriculture Economics.

Benjamin VanHook from Cynthiana is a graduate from Harrison County High School. Benjamin will be attending the University of Kentucky majoring in Agriculture Economics.

Lexie Craig from Owingsville is a graduate from Bath County High School. Lexie will be attending Morehead State University majoring in Veterinary Science.

Nicholas Sandusky from Lebanon is a graduate from Marion County High School. Nicholas will be attending the University of Kentucky majoring in Agriculture and Medical Biotechnology.

Van Frogue from Elkton is a graduate from Todd County Central High School. Van will be attending Western Kentucky University majoring in Agriculture Engineering.

Nelson Paul from Paris is a graduate from Bourbon County High School. Nelson will be attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College majoring in Agribusiness.  

The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation would like to thank all the participants who applied for the Foundation Scholarship this year and would like to congratulate the 2018 Foundation Scholarship winners.

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