Nevada Cattlemen's Association Offering $1,000 Scholarship for High School Seniors

Each year the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association accepts applications for a $1,000 Scholarship open to all Nevada high School graduating seniors.

Eligibility requirements for the Scholarship include:

  • Student must be a senior graduating from a High School in Nevada
  • Student must plan to attend a Community College or a 4-year College or University
  • Student must be seeking a degree in an agriculturally related field
  • Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA 

In addition to completing an application, candidates must also submit:

  • A typewritten essay of 1,000 to 1,500 words on any current issue involving the beef industry including references cited
  • A copy of the student’s official transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

Scholarship application forms can be downloaded here, or applicants can call the NCA office at 775-738-9214 or send a request to for a copy.

Completed application form and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, May 1st, 2017 and sent to:

Attn: Research & Education Committee
c/o Nevada Cattlemen’s Association
P.O Box 310
Elko, NV 89803

or submitted by email with the subject line, “2017 NCA Scholarship Applicant (Your Name)” to