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National Western College Scholarships

Scholarship Facts

The National Western Stock Show is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and medicine for practice in rural areas.



Colorado State University
20 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science - *Jim Henry Scholarships (2)
2 Masters in Beef Industry Leadership
2 Masters in Integrated Resource Management
3 Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science (Emphasis in Large Animal Practice)

*Jim Henry Scholarships - Bonus scholarships given to 2 outstanding, current NW recipients.

University of Wyoming
8 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science
2 Courtenay C. Davis - Cliff Hansen Scholarships
1 Livestock Leadership
1 Graduate degree in Agricultural Science

Casper College -Casper, Wyoming
4 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science

Laramie County Community College - Cheyenne, Wyoming

4 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science

Lamar Community College - Lamar, Colorado
4 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science

Northeastern Junior College - Sterling, Colorado
4 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science

Adams State College - Alamosa, Colorado
4 Undergraduate in Agricultural Science

University of Colorado Medical School
3 Medical Residencies in Rural Family Practice
3 Physician's Assistant in the Rural Practice Program
3 Rural Health Track, 1st year medical student Program

University of Northern Colorado

4 Rural Nursing Program Scholarships

Colorado Northwestern Community College
2 Rural Nursing Program Scholarships

VALUE: $2,500 TO $6,000 per year

ELIGIBILITY: Participation in the National Western during the annual January Show (showing, judging, volunteer program, Westernaires, sanctioned 4-H/FFA project, or entering & competing in an event for which preparation and training are required). This does not include participation in shows held at the National Western at times other than the actual January Stock Show dates for each specific year. Major in Agricultural Science, except for medical and graduate applicants. A minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA to continue in the program.

Morgan Topolnicki, Scholarship Coordinator - 303.299.5560, mtopolnicki@nationalwestern.com

If you are interested in applying to one of the schools, please contact the school directly.