Scholarships will be awarded each spring to offset educational costs for the following school year. The applicant must be a full time student planning on attaining an undergraduate degree for a 2 or 4 year accredited college, university or trade school recognized by the Cattlemen.
Applicants must be a resident of Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull County. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors. Children and grandchildren of past or present CMT Cattlemen directors will be considered regardless of stated field of intended study. All other applicants will be considered only if they plan to enroll in agriculture or an ag-related field. Students may reapply the following year provided they are pursuing undergraduate studies and have maintained a grade point average of at least 2.5 after the first year.
The attached application must be completed and returned to the Scholarship Committee no later than May 10th of the current year. A current transcript is required to complete the application, as well as the signature of an authorized school representative. Recipient will be notified either in writing, in person by a member of the CMT Board of Directors or at the school's awards assembly.
Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the CMT Cattlemen Board of Directors. The decision will be based on academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities, and other relevant issues. The scholarship recipient will be chosen in May of the current year