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SAVE [USA] Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Description

Since 2000, the Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund has been awarding scholarships annually to outstanding youth who exhibit at the Michigan State Fair, Michigan livestock Expo and Michigan Dairy Expo. The fund is also responsible for supporting educational awards provided to youth livestock and dairy exhibitors each year. Funding comes from specific proceeds from the Michigan Livestock Expo Sale-Abration. Scholarship requirements and qualifications can be viewed through the application link below. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.

Field of Study

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Trades
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: Two Scholarship Options for 2018
    1) MYLSF SCHOLARSHIP (UP TO $5,000)
    2) STATE-WIDE SCHOLARSHIP (UP TO $1,000)
  • Application Deadline: 17-May (Currently Closed)
  • Level Of Study: INCOMING FRESHMAN UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: POSSIBLY. MUST REAPPLY ANNUALLY.
Contact Information

Ernie Birchmeier
Phone: (517) 679-5335
Email: ebirchm@michfb.com

Mary Kelpinski
Phone: (517) 853-3782
Email: Kelpinski@mipork.org

Jeff Haarer
Phone: (517) 896-2236
Email: haarerj@michigan.gov

Minimum Requirement

The eligible applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate continuing their education at an accredited institution in the year in which they are applying, and a resident of Michigan.

MYLSF Scholarship:
Must be a youth exhibitor at the Michigan State Fair (2009 or before), the Michigan Livestock Expo or the Michigan Dairy Expo for a minimum of three calendar years prior to the year of application.

Statewide Scholarship:
Must be a youth exhibitor at a local, county, state-wide exhibition or state fair for a minimum of three years prior to the year of application.