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Livestock Scholarship Programs & Applications

Who is eligible to apply for livestock scholarships?

  1. Open to youth residents of South Carolina.
  2. Applicant must be exhibiting at the South Carolina State Fair Beef, Dairy, Swine, Equine, or Meat Goat Show the year of application and competing in SENIOR showmanship.
  3. Applicant must be a high school student in grade 10, 11, or 12, or enrolled in a college four-year program or a recognized 4-year technical degree program. 
  4. Applicant must not have passed his/her twentieth (20) birthday as of the date of the Junior Show. 
  5. Previous winners of a SC Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship are not eligible.
  6. Applicant must at some future date pursue a four-year degree or a recognized 4-year technical degree program.

 

Scholarship Awards

SC Farm Bureau provides $11,500 in scholarships for youth livestock competitions:

  • Two $2,500 scholarship to the winners of the Junior Beef Competition
  • $2,000 scholarship to the winner of the Junior Dairy Competition
  • $2,000 scholarship to the winner of the Youth Equine Competition
  • $1,500 scholarship to the winner of the Junior Swine Competition
  • $1,000 scholarship to the winner of the Youth Meat Goat Competition

The SC Pork Board and the SC Pork Producers Association provides $1,000 for Youth Swine competitions: 

  • $1,000 to second place winner of the Junior Swine Competition

The SC Horsemen's Council provides $2,000 in scholarships for Youth Equine competitions:

  • $1,500 to second place winner of the Youth Equine Competition
  • $500 to third place winner of the Youth Equine Competition

 

 

Scholarship Applications

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