Applications for all scholarships are processed online and are open to all undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Animal, Meat, Poultry or Food Sciences or enrolled in a Culinary Arts program or interested in a career in the meat industry and enrolled at an accredited university. Applications require department support, and a transcript must be uploaded at the time of application. The deadline for applying is May 31st.
Only undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors and graduate students pursuing an approved program in Animal Science, Meat Science, Food Science or related discipline at an accredited educational institution are eligible. Applicants must be attending 4-year colleges or universities with either Animal, Meat of Food Science departments, or attending an accredited culinary program. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) to apply Applicants must have the recommendation of a faculty member familiar with their work. Applications must be enrolled in an approved program at the time the scholarship becomes effective. Freshmen who apply must be sophomores at the time the scholarship becomes effective. Applicants who receive an award must remain enrolled in the approved major and educational institution. Awardees who withdraw from school or transfer to another major during the term of their scholarship must return the award to the NAMI Scholarship Foundation.