Michigan Allied Poultry Industry (MAPI) announced its third annual fall scholarship program this week, aimed at encouraging college students to pursue careers in the poultry industry and supporting their education. The organization is now accepting applications for the $1,500 scholarship through October 15.
The MAPI scholarship is available to undergrad or grad students actively pursuing a career in a poultry-focused agricultural field or business, with the intent to provide financial assistance to future leaders in the Michigan poultry industry. Applicants must have completed a related summer internship in the year that they are applying for scholarship funds.
“People used to say farmers were the “jack of all trades,” and that’s never been truer than it is today,” said Allison Brink, MAPI executive director. “Careers in this industry include all types of jobs, and we don’t just need poultry science majors. We need students interested in business, marketing, engineering, tech, logistics and all sorts of other specialties who are interested in agriculture.”
Scholarship applicants must:
The scholarship application link is online at: http://www.mipoultry.com/scholarships/.
Source: Michigan Allied Poultry Industries news release