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Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship

California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF)

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate students entering or attending a four-year accredited college or university in California. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a career in the agricultural industry with a focus on rangeland management, with an emphasis towards cattle and sheep ranching in conjunction with good rangeland practices. Ideal candidates are those who will take over the family ranch and work to improve rangeland conditions as a natural resource. Applicants must be residents of the state of California and have a GPA above "C," though grades are not a primary award criteria. Students entering or attending a junior college are not eligible for this scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership skills, and a commitment to study agriculture. Applicants must be or become Collegiate Members of CFBF in order to apply; see website for information about joining if not already a member.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 1
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Award Range: $2,500 - $5,000


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
College Major: Is this you?
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal Sciences, Other
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Training
  • Livestock Management
  • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Range Science and Management
More Requirements:
    Must attend a college or university in California and be or become a CFBF Collegiate Member.

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