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Illinois Pork Producers to award nine scholarships

Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or will be enrolling for the fall of 2019 to be eligible.

January 4, 2019

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Applications are now being received for annual scholarship program.
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Source: Illinois Pork Producers Association
The Illinois Pork Producers Association is now receiving applications for their annual scholarship program. This year IPPA will award nine students with a scholarship.

Three levels will be awarded:

  • Gold Scholarships at $2,000 each.

  • Silver Scholarships at $1,500 each.

  • Bronze Scholarships at $1,000 each.

Funding for these scholarships is made possible through the Keppy Foundation. Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or will be enrolling for the fall of 2019 to be eligible. IPPA scholarships are open to students pursuing any undergraduate degree at any two-year or four-year college. Previous winners may apply again.

IPPA also hosts the following scholarship applications:

  • Adam Fesser Scholarship: (1) $1,000 award (sponsored by the Mid-Illinois Pork Producers Association). Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or community college for the fall semester 2019. Applicants must also have been a 4-H or FFA member and an Illinois resident. 

  • Ryan & Friends Scholarship: (4) $2,000 awards (sponsored by the Purebred Swine Council). Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or community college for the fall semester 2019. Applicants must also have been a 4-H or FFA member.

The application deadline is midnight on March 1. Applications may be submitted via mail or email. 

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