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This award is available for college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are enrolled in a curriculum leading to a bachelor's of science degree in animal science, meat science, food science or a related discipline at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must maintain a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and remain in good academic standing during the term of the scholarship.
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- Awarded by:
- National Meat Association
The Frank DeBenedetti and Robert Hatoff Memorial Scholarships provider $2,500. All other scholarships are for $2,250. Each scholarship recipient who attends the National Meat Association Annual Convention will receive a $500 travel award and plaque. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.
- The number of awards offered varies annually. One Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship, one Edie Schmidt NMA Memorial Scholarship, one Al Piccetti NMA Memorial Scholarship, one Lou Gast NMA Memorial Scholarship, and one or more NMA Undergraduate Scholarships will be awarded. Ten awards were given last year.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.