Northern Colorado Meat Goat Breeders Scholarship
The Northern Colorado Meat Goat Breeders Inc. (NCMGB), also formerly known as the Weld County Meat Goat Breeders, will be awarding one or more $500 scholarships, depending on availability of funds. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors or undergraduates furthering their education at a college, university, or trade school in the 2023-2024 academic year. These are the qualifications to be eligible to apply:
- Current or past member of a Weld County or Larimer County 4-H or FFA program.
- At some point in your 4-H or FFA career, prior to November 14, 2021, you purchased a market or breeding goat from a NCMGB member, and received a copy of our organization's "Market Goat Application" form, bill of sale, or proof of transfer, signifying your purchase from a member of our organization. You are also eligible if you raised the animal yourselves as a NCMGB member.
- Have not previously received a scholarship from our organization.
The application postmark deadline is March 31, 2023. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form and further information.
Jonathan Marr 4-H Memorial Scholarship
One $500.00 scholarship will be awarded annually to a 4-H Member who has been enrolled in Shooting Sports for a minimum of four years.
This scholarship is intended to assist individuals entering a post-secondary vocational or technical field, such as welding, carpentry, mechanics, etc.
Applicants will need to submit three letters of recommendation. One from their Extension 4-H Agent, one from their County 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator or Coach and one from a non-relative adult. Each applicant will also need to provide an essay on what they have done in 4-H, why they are applying and what they plan to do in the future.
Don and Margaret Marr will select a committee to determine the recipient. Please send all required materials listed above to Margaret Marr at 7108 Highway 34, Yuma, CO, 80759. Applications are due by April 1, 2023.
Weld County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Weld County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce their scholarship program for 2023. The program was established to support the future of agriculture by recognizing and rewarding three deserving high school seniors and two deserving college students with a scholarship of $1000.
These three seniors and two college students must plan to continue their education in an agriculture related field of study on one senior may plan on an agriculture related vo-tech field of study. Applicants must be Weld County residents. The applicants whose parents, grandparents, or legal guardians are current members of Weld County Farm Bureau will have precedence.
Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2023. Apply for the Weld County Farm Bureau Scholarship.
West Greeley Conservation District Scholarship
West Greeley Conservation District (WGCD) would be honored to assist graduating high school students who are interested in furthering their education focused on Conservation, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences and related careers with our 2023-2024 Scholarship.
Students who have earned a 3.0 GPA (or better), and are looking to continue their education at a Colorado college or university, may apply if their family pays the WGCD mil levy tax. To confirm eligibility - go to the Weld County Assessor's and enter your home address. If it lists WGCD in your Taxing Districts tab, your student may apply.
Everything can be down-loaded and submitted online at West Greeley Conservation District. The deadline for all submissions and letters of recommendation must be at WGCD, electronically. Some items can be dropped-off or mailed to our office: 4302 W. 9th St. Rd., Greeley 80634 by Monday, April 3rd before 4:00 p.m. when our doors lock. If you have questions, please contact Taylor Webb at (970) 356-8097.
Livestock Exchange LLC Scholarship
The Livestock Exchange LLC Scholarship is for graduating High School Seniors or Home School Seniors or a Second Chance Adult with a GED wanting to further their education in the related Ag fields. Total award of $2,500.00 to be divided between the total number of semesters needed to complete the program. Ag related fields may include: all areas of Livestock Animals, Agronomy, Horticulture, Nutrition of Animals, Vet/Vet Tech, Ag Mechanics, Welding, Ag Business. For more information and a scholarship application please go to Livestock Exchange.
Deadline for application is April 5, 2023.
Weld County Livestock Association Scholarship
The Weld County Livestock Association will be awarding $1,500 college scholarships and the $1,500 Gene Inloes scholarship this year to graduating high school seniors and college freshman. Students who are Weld County residents and are from an agricultural background or pursuing an agricultural career are invited to apply. Applicants may be attending accredited college, junior college, or trade school in the fall of 2023 as a freshmen or sophomore. Applications and requirements can be found at https://www.weldcountylivestock.com/scholarships.
Deadline for application is April 15, 2023. Winners will be announced May 15, 2023.
Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows Scholarship
The Weld County Fair is a member of Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows (CAFS). CAFS offers a scholarship every year for only high school seniors or a graduate with a minimum of a “B” average in both their Junior or Senior year. This scholarship can be used at any creditable post- secondary school. Applications are due by April 20, 2023. You can find the application at Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows.
Weld County CattleWomen Scholarship
The Weld County CattleWomen are offering a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a college junior, senior or a student studying for an advanced degree in the fall of 2023. The student needs to be a Weld County, Colorado resident, or have parents/grandparents that are Weld County residents, and be attending college with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The student must be planning to attend a school full time for the 2023-2024 school year, in a bachelors or graduate level program.
To apply the applicant must submit:
- Cover Sheet with name, address, and email. If address listed is not in Weld County describe how you qualify (parents address, etc)
- A 1 page essay on “How I plan to positively influence the beef industry with my chosen major”.
- A brief statement/resume including the following: work history, community involvement, college activities, future goals.
- Two letters of reference.
- Copy of college transcript.
Send completed application to Sallie Miller, 48335 CR 83, Briggsdale, CO 80611 or email@example.com.
Applications are due by May 1, 2023.
Winners will be announced by May 15, 2023.
Weld County Bright Futures Scholarship
The Bright Futures program was designed with one objective in mind–strengthening the vitality of the Weld County community through its workforce. The program is funded by taxpayers for qualifying Weld County residents who have graduated from high school, GED recipients and honorably discharged U.S. Veterans, after 2016. Qualified and accepted recipients receive financial assistance for pursuing post-secondary education or training from a Title IV accredited higher education institution or certified training program. There are no restrictions concerning program selection. Whether a student wants to train to be a chef, a mechanic, an electrician or wants to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, they can utilize the Bright Futures grant program to pursue their dream. Please visit the link to www.brightfuturesco.com for more information. Application is due May 15, 2023.