Application for Educational Scholarship

Each year the Missouri Pet Breeders Association awards 4 scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each to students pursuing a degree or certification in fields related to and supportive of agriculture.

Eligibility Requirements

• Each recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours minimum per semester) starting in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded. • Applicant must have a minimum academic GPA of 2.5 or higher. • Applicants receiving their high school degree through the GED program must be in the upper 50th percentile on a standardized equivalency exam. • Individuals previously awarded this scholarship may reapply if they meet the eligibility requirements. • Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a school teacher, counselor or administrator. • Each applicant must submit a copy of his/her high school transcript or GED diploma. • Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or more, telling about themselves and their goals for the future. • Applicants must submit the enclosed scholarship application with a current photo.

Scholarship Award

The award will be paid directly to the winning student’s account at the school he/she will be attending upon verification of enrollment. Upon accepting the scholarship, the student agrees to remain enrolled full time, and maintain a satisfactory grade point average.


Completed application, recommendation letter, transcript or GED diploma, and essay must be submitted by February 28th, 2021.

Please mail completed packet to: MPBA Office 313 B W. Commercial Street Lebanon, MO 65536 QUESTIONS? Email Kevin at: Phone: (417) 718-4182


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