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NAMI 2016-2017 Academic Year Scholarship Applications Now Available

Thursday, January 14, 2016

(North American Meat Institute)

The NAMI Scholarship Foundation made available its 2016-2017 undergraduate scholarship applications. High-performing college sophomores, juniors and seniors attending accredited four-year colleges or universities who are enrolled in an approved animal, meat or food science degree or culinary arts program are encouraged to apply. Each year, the NAMI Scholarship Foundation presents one of each of the following awards: Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship, Al Piccetti Memorial Scholarship, John Duyn Memorial Scholarship and Florence Smith Powers Memorial Scholarship. The Foundation also awards the NAMI Undergraduate Scholarship to at least one student enrolled in an animal, meat or food science program. Meanwhile, the Robert Hatoff “Center of the Plate” Memorial Scholarship will be provided to a student working toward a degree in culinary arts or science.

In addition to the scholarship, each awardee will receive a $500 travel award to attend the Meat Institute’s Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC, in the Fall of 2016. Award recipients must remain in good academic standing and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Applications are due to the NAMI Scholarship Foundation Office, located at 1970 Broadway Suite 825, Oakland, California 94612, no later than May 30, 2016. To download the application, click here.

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