Announcing 2017 "Herd Fellow" Scholars

Download List of Scholar Winners

We are thrilled to announce the return of a hugely successful scholarship program for young farmers and ranchers to attend the 2017 Grassfed Exchange conference on Sept 27-29, 2017 in Albany, NY. 

Once again, due to a very generous grant from the folks at “The Herd,” we are now accepting applications for young daughters, sons, veterans, interns and other new farmers to attend the 2017 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 July 15, we will award 10 “full ride” and 16 tuition-only scholarships aimed at increasing opportunities for the next generation of people who will feed the world:

Scholarship Program Winners

Full-Ride Tuition Only
Availability 10 16

The scholarships will include:

Full Ride (10 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 (16 Total) – Registration (includes on-site meals)

The number of scholarships may increase if additional sponsorship funding is received.

Required Qualifications

• 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

• Other - Other new farmers 30 or under

Applicants are required to fill out a one page application form online and submit by midnight on July 1, 2017.  Please direct questions to

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