Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is offering ten $1,250 scholarships for the 2022 academic year to college students pursuing careers, as well as two $1,000 scholarships for students earning degrees from technical colleges or short courses.
“Equity Livestock is proud to help students further their educational endeavors by offering scholarships,” says CEO Curt Larson. “Education can make a difference, and the expense to attend college can be a challenge. Offering scholarships can help make it affordable, and we believe in investing in our future leaders.”
To be eligible, applicants must be a member or the son or daughter of an Equity Cooperative Livestock producer pursuing higher education from an accredited college, university or technical school. Scholarship winners are selected based on their scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities, application essay response and letter of reference.
Applications are available from the home page of the cooperative’s website at www.equitycoop.com, or by calling 1-800-362-3989, ext. 152.
Applicants are asked to provide a current college transcript along with a letter of reference in one mailing, in addition to submitting their online application by Nov. 29. Print a copy for yourself prior to submitting, as the online form cannot be saved after submitting.