Wisconsin Pork Association offers youth pig project scholarships

Wisconsin State Farmer
Wisconsin Pork Association

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 

4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 scholarship used to offset costs associated with their 2019 pig project. Scholarships will be awarded in three age divisions, as follows:  Ages 9-12, 13-15, and 16-19 (as of Jan. 1, 2019).

Thanks to support from pig breeders throughout the state, at least twenty $50.00 scholarships will be awarded this spring. 
Interested youth may download the scholarship application form from the WPA website at or call the WPA office at 800-822-7675 to have a copy mailed. Completed application forms must be emailed or postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2019.  

Anyone interested in becoming a sponsor should contact the WPA office at 608-723-7551 or email