The Poultry Federation (TPF) awarded a total of $156,000 in scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year to 24 undergraduate and 17 graduate students in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

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

Arkansas & Missouri

The Poultry Federation (TPF) offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Arkansas and Missouri 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 & Missouri universities. The scholarship application process can be accessed online with ARCF at Students may enter required information and submit required documentation through a simple online form.

The application period is open Thursday, February 1, 2024 through Friday, March 15, 2024. All applications are due and should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST, March 15, 2024. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.

TPF offers scholarships to sophomore, junior, senior and graduate level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry. 

How to Apply

To apply, go online to the ARCF website at and locate 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 and complete an eligibility quiz before they can view/complete the application.

Selection of Recipients

All scholarship recipients are selected in a collaborative effort by the TPF Scholarship Committee and Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF). All applications submitted by the deadline are graded using established grading guidelines.


Scholarships are available to students continuing their studies at Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture (Part of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources).

Tips for assuring your application gets sent to the college and major in which you are interested:
 All students, despite their major interest, who complete the OSU Admission Application will be eligible to compete for University-wide scholarships including tuition wavier scholarships, President's Leadership Council Scholarships and numerous other scholarships.

To ensure a student is considered for scholarships from Ferguson College of Agriculture and it's departments, he or she needs to choose a program of study (major) that is offered through the Ferguson College of Agriculture.

The application period is open November 1, 2022 through January 20, 2023 for prospective freshman and transfer students. For current/continuing students enrolled in the Ferguson College of Agriculture scholarship applications are due in mid-January for the following academic year. Information about the application process will be shared with students via email, canvas and social media from the Ferguson College of Agriculture.

Most scholarship selections are made by mid-March.

How to Apply

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:

Ferguson College of Agriculture
136 Ag Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: (405) 744-5395

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