CME Beef Industry Scholarship

CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship

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The Beef Industry Scholarship was introduced in 1989 through Live Cattle Futures Contract on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation and CME Group are committed to the future of the cattle industry and continue to recognize and support outstanding youth in the beef community. The tradition remains strong today, each year a total of ten $1,500.00 scholarships are awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry.  

Conditions of Eligibility
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student enrolled at a two or four-year institution for the 2017-2018 school years. 

Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships or life experiences.

Previous scholarship winners are eligible to apply in subsequent years.

Questions, please contact us at (303) 694-0305 or

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