2022 Scholarship Information

Targeting Excellence scholarships will be awarded by a scholarship committee comprised of the national board of directors and regional leaders involved in food animal production. Scholarships will reflect the interest of annual contributors and the participants of the fund-raising events. Scholarships will be awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an agricultural curriculum at an institution that offers degrees in agriculture. Preference will always be given to applicants with a desire to work in some aspect of food animal production.

2022 Scholarship Award Timeline

February 14, 2022

Applications Open

Scholarship Applications open on February 14th for 2022 awards.

February 14, 2022
March 4, 2022

Applications Close

Friday March 4, 2022 will be the last day scholarship applications are accepted.  

March 4, 2022
April 1, 2022

Awards Announced

All applicants will be contacted at the beginning of April with their award status. 

April 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Checks Mailed

Award winners will receive their award checks at the beginning of September once the student has submitted proper enrollment verification paperwork.

September 1, 2022

Scholarship Award Summary

Since 2013 Targeting Excellence has awarded a total of $1,332,500 to students through 602 individual scholarship awards.  These awards have impacted a total of 364 students.  This would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and donors every year.

State#$ Awarded
Grand Total602$1,332,500
Alabama10$22,500
Indiana29$68,000
Iowa69$140,000
Minnesota91$208,500
N Carolina135$285,250
Ohio92$212,750
Pennsylvania136$305,500
Wisconsin39$87,000
Other1$3,000

2022 Scholarship Recipients

All applications must be submitted online via the application portal.  If you have any questions or issues with the online portal please contact Targeting Excellence. Applicant will receive an email notification of a successful application submission along with a copy of all information submitted to Targeting Excellence.