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Equity Co-Op offers over $16,500 in scholarships

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Annually, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association offers 10 $1,250 four-year or university scholarships and four $1,000 technical college scholarships.

“As we look to the future of agriculture, our board of directors is dedicated to helping today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders,” says Curt Larson, President and CEO. “Our goal is to encourage more young people to pursue agricultural careers.”

Students applying must have completed two or more semesters at an accredited college or university, or at least one semester at a technical college. They must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, on a 4.0 scale. Either the student, their parent(s) or grandparent(s) must be an active member or employee of Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association.

Applicants will be selected based on their scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities, leadership, and answers to the questions on the application.

Applicants should plan to include the following in their application:

  1. Completed application found here
  2. Unofficial transcript
  3. Spring course schedule
  4. One letter of reference

“As we look to the future of agriculture, our board of directors is dedicated to helping today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders,” says Curt Larson, President and CEO. “Our goal is to encourage more young people to pursue agricultural careers.”

The deadline to apply is November 30, 2022. 

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