Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Kearney, Nebraska

February 16-24, 2019

Scholarship Opportunities

The Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic is excited to offer youth scholarship award opportunities. Youth that purchase a steer or heifer (heifers can be purchased in any of the Classic Sales) are eligible for over $8,250 in cash scholarships.

The scholarship program consists of buying a steer or heifer, participating in a summer feedlot tour, completion of a simple record book on the animal and participating in an interview in December.

The scholarships will be presented to the youth at the following Classic. All scholarship participants receive a Classic jacket.

Steer Scholarships:
  • 1st - $2,500
  • 2nd - $1,500
  • 3rd - $500
  • 4th - $500
Heifer Scholarships:
  • 1st - $1,500
  • 2nd - $750
  • 3rd - $500
  • 4th - $500

**New for 2017 – All youth participating and sending sponsor letters will receive a $50 voucher towards Purina Feed.

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