2022 MPA Scholarship Application Form

The Mississippi Poultry Foundation will award four (4) scholarships to students who are either pursuing careers in the poultry industry or to those whose families are grower members of the Mississippi Poultry Association. Scholarships will be awarded to deserving applicants based on this application. Extra points will be awarded to MPA member children or grandchildren and to those majoring in poultry science.

Association scholarships are awarded annually. Applications are due on or before March 04, 2022. Four (4) scholarships of $4,000 each will be awarded to students in the spring of 2022. After you have completed this page and clicked next, you will be asked to attach your essay, copies of transcripts from all schools attended and two letters of reference on the next page.

To confirm that your application and documents have been received, please call the MPA office at 601-932-7560 or email Reed Wade at wade@mspoultry.org.

To be considered for the Association Scholarship, a student must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior enrolling in a college or university in Mississippi.
  2. Currently enrolled in any Mississippi college or university as a full-time undergraduate.
  3. Type all information for this application and essay.
  4. Complete the application in full.

All fields are required. Enter N/A for any field that does not apply to you.


Write a 500-word (Double spaced 12pt font) essay expressing your knowledge of the poultry industry in Mississippi and its global impact, goals in life, and some ways that you will impact and give back to your community.


Please obtain two letters of reference from current or former teachers, counselors, professors or workplace professionals.

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