The Arizona Pork Council (APC) is offering up to $10,000 in Scholarships to students who intend to pursue a career in the Pork Industry or a related field.


  • Must be an Arizona Resident
  • Must be a Senior at an Arizona high school or currently attending an Arizona College or University.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Must have participated in the pork industry (Pork Project in 4-H/FFA).


  • Cover Letter including name, phone number, email, address, and school college attending.
  • Professional Resume.
  • Letter or Reference.
  • Most recent school transcript
  • Brief letter indicating what role the applicant sees themselves playing in the pork industry after graduation.
  • Submit a 750 word or less essay describing an issue the applicant sees as confronting the pork industry today or in the future, including offering their solutions.

Payment of $1,000 Scholarships will be made directly to the college or university in the recipient’s name.

Questions and complete applications should be emailed to the Arizona Pork Council at no later than July, 1, 2021.





Every individual throughout the pork supply chain has a role in building and maintaining trust in the industry. From facility owners to animal caretakers to drivers who transport hogs, everyone has the responsibility to do his or her part to demonstrate a commitment to responsible pork production. This begins with a pledge to uphold a core set of ethical principles. These principles make clear the industry’s values in food safety, animal well-being, worker safety, community outreach and protection of both the environment and public health.

U.S. and state government leaders are working with public health officials to respond to a global outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a new coronavirus.

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