Seaboard Royal Scholars

The Seaboard Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for outstanding college students to represent the American Royal Mission and advocate for the agriculture industry. In recognition of the outstanding achievements of the Seaboard Royal Scholars and their contribution the mission of the American Royal, the American Royal Association will award a $2,500 scholarship to each student as a member of the program.

The American Royal Association entered into a partnership with the Seaboard Corporation Foundation in 2015 regarding the Royal Scholars Program. Students selected for the Seaboard Royal Scholars will be given additional exposure and opportunities through the Seaboard Corporation.

 

2022 Royal Scholars Announced

Seaboard Royal Scholars Application Process 

  • Applications open March 15, 2022

  • Applications close April 30, 2022

  • Scholarship Committee evaluates scholarship applications by May 15, 2022

  • Scholarship Committee interviews finalists by May 30, 2022

  • Scholars announced by 1st Week of June 2022

Age Requirements:

  • Between ages of 18-25 as of January 1, 2022.

  • Enrolled in a college or university majoring in agriculture, food, natural resources or other related discipline as an undergraduate student.

  • Cumulative collegiate grade point average equivalent or above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Former Royal Scholars are not eligible to receive the scholarship more than once.

Amount: $2,500

Seaboard Royal Scholars will attend at least two American Royal events throughout their term. Lodging, travel and meals will be paid for the following:

  • Livestock Show- Friday, October 14, 2022

    • Present for American Royal Market Show, Royal Elite Drive, and Junior Premium Livestock Auction

  • Youth-Rodeo- May 2-3, 2023

    • Present for Spring Field Trip