To apply for a Poultry Federation scholarship, go online to: Arkansas Community Foundation at www.arcf.org. See further instructions and information below.
The Poultry Federation (TPF) has partnered with the Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF) for assistance with the organization’s scholarship process and distribution of funds.
This year our scholarship application process will be online through the ARCF. Through the new application system, students will be able to enter information, submit a personal essay and upload supporting documents through a simple online form.
We will begin accepting applications through the online system on January 15, 2014. Deadline to submit application is Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.
The Poultry Federation has four types of scholarships available to students enrolled in the following university systems: Arkansas State University (all ASU campuses); University of Arkansas (all U of A campuses); Arkansas Tech University, and Southern Arkansas University.
The four scholarships include Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate Nutrition.
1. Graduate Nutrition: Available to graduate level students pursuing a degree in poultry/animal science that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
2. Sophomore/Junior/Senior: Available to college sophomore, junior, and senior level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
To apply, go online to: Arkansas Community Foundation's Scholarship Menu. The applications can be located in "Search by interest area" in Agriculture or "Search by level of study" in both the Graduate Level and Currently Enrolled in College categories and are listed as Poultry Federation Scholarship Fund.
You will have to create an account to view and complete the applications.
Selection of Recipients
a) All scholarship recipients are chosen by the TPF Scholarship Committee and the Arkansas Community Foundation – this is a collaborative effort.
b) Applications are graded using established grading guidelines and scores are used to determine finalists.