CME Beef Industry Scholarship

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Applications Will Open August 2018 for the 2018-2019 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarships!

The Beef Industry Scholarship was introduced in 1989 through Live Cattle Futures Contract on 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 $1,500.00 scholarships are awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry.  

Conditions of Eligibility
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student enrolled at a two or four-year institution for the 2019-2020 school years. 

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.

For questions, please contact us at (303) 694-0305 or ncf@beef.org 

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

2018-19 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship Winners 

Ten outstanding college students were awarded $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show. The scholarship is sponsored by the CME Group and administered by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation.


Overall Winner

In addition to the $1,500 scholarship, Abbey Schiefelbein received a trip to Phoenix, Ariz., for the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show where she was recognized at the Best of Beef Awards Breakfast. Schiefelbein is a high school senior that currently resides in Kimball, Minn., and wrote her winning essay titled: "The Importance of Transparency."

 


Other 2018 CME Scholarship Winners

Brooke Berendsen
Montana State University
Montana

Mason Bishop
Clarendon College
Texas

Sydney Bowman
High School Senior
Fort Lupton, CO

Lucas Brock
University of Georgia
Georgia

Ryan Callahan
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma

Bridger Gordon
High School Senior
Whitewood, SD

Cale Hinrichsen
  Oklahoma State University  
Oklahoma

Ty Montgomery
  Oklahoma State University  
Oklahoma

Morgan Scilacci
  Kansas State University  
Kansas