The Poultry Federation (TPF) awarded a total of $131,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to 31 undergraduate and 7 graduate students in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

To apply, locate your state to find more information about the application process.

Arkansas

The Poultry Federation (TPF) offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Arkansas college students. 

TPF continues to partner with the Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF) for assistance with the scholarship process and distribution of funds for students attending Arkansas universities. The scholarship application process can be accessed online with ARCF at www.arcf.org. Students may enter required information and submit required documentation through a simple online form.

The application period is open Thursday, February 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 17, 2018. All applications are due and should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST, March 17, 2018.

TPF has four separate scholarships available to Arkansas students:

  1. Sophomore: Available to college Sophomore level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
  2. Junior: Available to college Junior level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
  3. Senior: Available to college Senior level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
  4. 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.

How to Apply

To apply, go online to the ARCF website and find The Poultry Federation Scholarship Fund. Students may also browse through available scholarships by interest area and select agriculture. Students will be required to create an account to view and complete the application.

Click here to view a short presentation that has been put together to provide tips and information to help aid students in applying for the available scholarships offered by The Poultry Federation.

Selection of Recipients

All scholarship recipients are selected in a collaborative effort by the TPF Scholarship Committee and ARCF. All applications submitted by the deadline are graded using established grading guidelines and scores are used to determine the award finalists.

Missouri

Scholarships are available for juniors or seniors currently enrolled in accredited Missouri post-secondary institutions pursuing a career in the poultry and egg industry.

The application period is open (dates TBD). Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.

Missouri students interested in applying for the 2018-2019 academic year must complete the 2018 TPF Missouri application.

Submit your completed application to John Bryan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

The Poultry Federation
John Bryan
225 E. Capitol Ave.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Oklahoma

The scholarship application period is open now until January 15, 2018. Scholarships are available to students continuing their studies at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

All applicants must complete an online application through the Oklahoma State University Animal Science Department.

If you have any questions about the application process you may contact:

CASNR Office of Academic Programs
136 Ag Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405.744.5395

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