2020 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.

2020 Scholarship Award Timeline

February 3, 2020

Applications Open

Scholarship Applications open on February 3rd for 2020 awards.

February 3, 2020
March 2, 2020

Applications Close

Friday March 2, 2020 will be the last day scholarship applications are accepted.  

March 2, 2020
April 30, 2020

Awards Announced

All applicants will be contacted by the end of April with their award status. This is later than originally planned to Covid-19.

April 30, 2020
September 1, 2020

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, 2020
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.