Announcing 2016 “Herd Fellows” Scholarship Program
We are thrilled to announce a new scholarship program for young farmers and ranchers to attend the 2016 Grassfed Exchange conference on April 27-29, 2016 in Perry, Georgia.
Due to a generous grant from the folks at “The Herd” – Cienega Capital, TomKat Foundation, Armonia, and the 11th Hour Project – we are now accepting applications for young daughters, sons, veterans and interns to attend the 2016 conference under a scholarship program. The purpose of this program is to inspire and educate the next generation of young people to become regenerative grassland farmers and ranchers.
On April 1, we will award 12 “full ride” and 20 tuition-only scholarships aimed at increasing opportunities for the next generation of people who will feed the world:
The scholarships will include:
Full Ride (12 Total) – Includes travel (at cost from point of origin), on-site accommodations (at cost); meals (paid as supplement of $200), and registration (includes on-site meals).
Tuition Only (20 Total) – Registration (includes on-site meals)
• Currently active or seeking employment in grassland agriculture
• Daughters and Sons – 30 or under years of age
• Veterans – 45 or under years of age and former active duty
• Interns – 30 or under years of age and active or hired intern for 2016 season
Applicants are required to fill out a one page application form (below) and submit by midnight on March 26 to firstname.lastname@example.org.