2024 Haywood County Cattlemen’s Scholarship

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This Scholarship was set up by the Haywood County Cattlemen’s Association to encourage further study particularly in livestock and/or agriculture sciences but is not limited to this. It is intended to provide financial assistance in undergraduate school and/or training beyond high school (technical or 4-year schools).


  • Only Haywood County youth may apply
  • Haywood County youth who have actively participated in youth livestockprogram (4-H and/or FFA)
  • Only undergraduate candidates will be considered
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received thescholarship, providing all other requirements/guidelines are fulfilled
  • Any approved training beyond high school (technical or 4-year schools) will beconsidered
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA average


  • Interview (25%)
  • Scholastic Attainment and Success (25%)
  • Character, Leadership, Current Involvement in 4-H, FFA, Livestock Activities (50%)


The committee will be composed of the President, Vice-President of the Haywood County Cattlemen’s Association, Haywood Livestock Extension Agent, and two other active Cattlemen Association members appointed by the president. This committee will make selections after interviewing the applicants and studying the applications. This will determine which candidate most closely matches the criteria outlined in the “Eligibility” and “Basis of Selection” sections above: The committee’s decision is final.

Amount of Scholarship- $1,000

  • $500 per semester, transcript must be sent to Haywood County Cattlemen’s Association c/o Haywood County Extension Center 589 Raccoon Road, Suite 118 Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Monies sent to Finance Office of Technical or 4 year school attending


Provide an official transcript from your high school. Complete and return the application by MAY 27th, 2024 to: Haywood County Cattlemen’s Association at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Haywood County Center at 589 Raccoon Road, Suite 118 Waynesville, NC 28786

Official Application Interviews will be conducted on May 30th, 2024. (No exceptions) Once your application is received on May 27th, you will be contacted and given an interview time. 

2024 Haywood County Cattlemen’s Scholarship Application