In 2019, CCA awarded almost $50,000 in scholarships to students studying agriculture. Scholarship amounts and quantities vary year to year and recipients of the CCA scholarship program can re-apply the following year. By filling out the CCA standard scholarship application, you will be considered for any of the following scholarships (so long as you meet the requirements).
New! Terry Bengard Memorial Scholarship: Vintage Angus Ranch established this scholarship in 2020. The Bengard Family wishes to provide a $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, U.C. Davis School of Law, or other post-graduate studies within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at U.C. Davis. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated a desire to work for or assist producers in the beef cattle industry in California.
CCA Allied Industry Scholarship: Due to the outstanding support of the CCA Allied Industry Council, scholarship assistance is available to students currently enrolled in higher education.
CCA Feeder Council Scholarship: With special assistance and the generosity of Allflex, USA and the California Cattlemen’s Association Feeder Council, CCA is pleased to offer scholarships to students planning to enter a career with a beef cattle orientation.
Hank Stone Memorial California Beef Cattle Improvement Association Scholarship: The outstanding support of the California Beef Cattle Improvement Association (CBCIA) has made available scholarship assistance to students interested in beef cattle genetics and/or breeding. Students applying should demonstrate a continuing interest in beef cattle.
Tom Grimmius Memorial Scholarship: The family of the late Tom Grimmius will award this annual $2,500 scholarship to an outstanding college student who has plans of working in the beef industry as a producer. This scholarship began in 2013.
Livestock Memorial Research Fund Scholarship: The Livestock Memorial Research Fund (LMRF) has provided exceptional scholarship assistance to students currently enrolled in veterinary or other upper division and postgraduate coursework. This scholarship is not awarded each year, but only when an exceptional candidate is identified. The scholarship began in 2018. Only upper division and post-graduate applicants will automatically be eligible for the award.
Applications must be typed and returned in full to the California Cattlemen’s Association office by Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 11:59pm PST via email to Katie Roberti at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials must be combined into one PDF document to be accepted. Applications will be pre-screened based on the criteria required and finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview with the selection committee. In order to receive a scholarship, applicants must be interviewed. For the full list of requirements to be eligible for a 2020 CCA Scholarship download the 2020 CCA Scholarship Application packet.