The Arizona National Livestock Show is investing in the future of agriculture and awarding over $60,000 annually in scholarships to students who have participated in the livestock show or horse show. The Scholarship Program has awarded over $800,000.
Scholarships are available to students pursuing an undergraduate degree and attending an accredited university or college for the current academic year. Other requirements include: Prior Arizona National participation, High School graduation; completion of at least 12 semester hours following High School graduation and before applying; currently taking at least 12 credit hours; a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (A = 4).
Selection of applicants and amounts awarded are based on the Scholarship Committees review of these criteria:
Arizona National Participation (exhibitor, volunteer or employee)
Career Plans & Goals
Grades & Course Work
Letters of Recommendation (quality, content and credentials)
Activities (Ag-related, leadership, well rounded, accomplishments)
Overall impression of applicant and application
Scholarships are funded through donations to the Show with support from the Arizona Horse Lover's Foundation.