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Don’t Miss These Opportunities for Youth in the Swine Industry

Here’s a look at opportunities available for youth in the swine industry.

The Illinois Pork Producers Association has released their annual scholarship applications for undergraduate students. All applications are due by 4 p.m. on March 1. Applications accepted by mail or email, IPPA said in a release.

IPPA Scholarships
The Illinois Pork Producers Association proudly awards nine students with a scholarship each school year. Three Levels are awarded: (3) Gold Scholarships at $2,000 each; (3) Silver Scholarships at $1,500 each; (3) Bronze Scholarships at $1,000 each. Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or be enrolling to begin in the Fall of 2023 to be eligible. IPPA Scholarships are open to students pursuing any undergraduate degree at any two-year or four-year college. Previous winners may apply again. 

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