Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship
One Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship ($2,500) will be awarded to an undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior attending a four-year college or university. Scholarship applicants must be majoring in animal, meat, food or culinary (art) science with an orientation towards post-harvest and processing/preparing meat food products.
Each scholarship recipient who attends the NAMI Annual Meeting, which will be held during the first quarter of each year will receive a $500 travel reward and certificate.Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA at the time of application, maintain a 2.75 GPA with a minimum course load of 12-units per semester (or the equivalent) and remain in good standing during the term of the scholarship. Applicants career plans and work experience should be directed towards working in or for the meat industry preferably in post-harvest production. Prepare a typed 300-350 word essay outlining your career goals and future endeavors. The essay should focus on how these goals and career objectives might pertain to or benefit post harvest and production/preparation of meat food products. The essay should also include your reason for applying for the scholarship other than financial need. Financial need, age, gender, race, religion or national origin are not conditions for eligibility. Essays highlighting these as reasons for applying may be marked down by the selection committee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $2,500
Essay required: Yes