The IBA offers four $1,000 general scholarships to high school seniors and college students. IBA will also award a $500 scholarship in memory of Terry Clemons and a $500 scholarship in memory of 1990 IBA President Marion Butler. Residents of Ogle county have the opportunity to apply for a $500 scholarship.
Eligible IBA youth must be from a family that is actively involved in beef production and currently an IBA member, can not be a previous winner of an IBA scholarship, and must complete the application and write an original essay.
The scholarship submission deadline is March 1, 2014. Download Applications here.
IBA will offer an internship to a college student to begin mid-May and run through the Illinois State Fair. The intern will work in IBA's communications, activities, and youth programs. To be eligible applicants must be a full-time student at a college or university, be an Illinois Junior Beef Association (IJBA) member, be from a family that is actively involved in beef production, and complete the application.
Internship submission deadline is February 15, 2014. Download Application here.