The NMA scholarships foundation does not consider financial need, age, gender, or national origin as the core eligibility for any of the awards. The most important eligibility requirements for the NMA Undergraduate Scholarships are as follows:
- The Applicants must be attending 4-year colleges or universities with either Animal, Meat or Food Science departments.
- Applicants must have a cumulative 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) (A = 4.00) to apply.
- Applicants must have the recommendation of both the department head and a faculty member familiar with their work.
- Scholarship applicants 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.
PLEASE NOTE Applicants who receive an award must remain enrolled in the approved major and university during the term of their scholarship. Awardees who withdraw from school or transfer to another major during the term of their scholarship must return the unused balance of the award to the NMA Scholarship Foundation.
Senior Students must enroll as undergraduates for two consecutive semesters (or equivalent ) beyond theeffective date of the scholarship.
It is also the policy of the NMA Scholarship Foundation to bar recipients in any one year from being eligible for two consecutive years.
Sponsoring Organization NMA Scholarship Foundation
1970 Broadway, Suite 825
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 763-1533
Fax: (510) 763-6186