Land O’Lakes Purina Feed LLC announced it will award five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture, and a perceived ability to contribute to agriculture in the future.
The First Step Swine Creep Feed scholarship program is available to high school graduates pursuing a two- or four-year degree in animal science with bias in swine nutrition and management, or closely related fields.
To qualify for the program, a student must:
- Be a high school senior, graduating in spring of 2010.
Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic performance.
- Complete an application.
- Write essays describing why he or she is interested in a career in animal science with a focus on swine nutrition and management.