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 Poultry Federation (TPF) offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Arkansas college students for the 2017-2018 academic year. Last year a total of $151,500 was awarded in scholarships to 29 undergraduate and 5 graduate students. This year award amount varies.
The Arkansas Poultry Federation was established in Little Rock in 1954 as a non-profit trade organization to represent the poultry and egg industries in the state. The Poultry Federation has offices in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
TPF has four separate scholarships available to Arkansas students:
- Sophomore: Available to college sophomore level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
- Junior: Available to college junior level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
- Senior: Available to college senior level students pursuing a degree that would lead to a career in the poultry and egg industry.
- 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
Students will be required to create an account to view and complete the application. Interested candidates can apply online for the given scholarship through the given link: http://www.arcf.org/Students/BrowseScholarships.aspx#826153-agriculture
This year award amount varies. In 2016, The Poultry Federation (TPF) raised $115,000 for the Allied Industries Scholarship Fund.
The application period is open Wednesday, February 1, 2017, through Saturday, March 18, 2017. All applications are due and should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST, March 18, 2017.