The North Dakota Pork Council will award a $500 Bigwood Scholarship to an individual who is pursuing a career with an emphasis in pork. Among the qualifying educational areas are agribusiness, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal science, animal physiology, environmental sciences, nutrition, livestock reproduction, large animal veterinary medicine and other related fields.
The scholarship application deadline is December 31st of the current year. Applicants must be attending a two- or four-year institution and pursuing an undergraduate degree that focuses on swine production or related field.
Applicants entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of college are eligible to apply. Successful scholarship recipients can receive only one Bigwood Swine Scholarship during their post-secondary tenure.
An applicant must submit an application form along with 2 letters of recommendation