The Florence Smith Powers Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student attending a four-year college or university. 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. Applicants must be at least incoming sophomores.
Besides completing the application, applicants must also submit: an official transcript; a letter of recommendation signed by a faculty member; a list of extracurricular activities that demonstrate intellectual growth, breadth of interests, talents and leadership qualities; a list of educational awards and honors received; a summary of their work experience; and a 500-word essay outlining their career goals and future endeavors (The essay should focus on how these goals and career objective 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 or demographics).