W.D. Farr Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is honoring the successful career of the late W.D. Farr of Greeley, Colorado through two $12,000 graduate scholarships bearing his name. We lost a true industry leader and friend with W.D.‘s passing on August 13, 2007, at the age of 97.  Farr, a third generation Coloradan, pioneer rancher, statesman and banker is known for his extraordinary vision.  His dedication to improving agriculture, livestock and water development has resulted in significant changes in farming methods that have influenced the practices of ranchers and farmers throughout the nation.

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae – a summary of your educational and academic background, resume
Description of applicant’s professional goals and leadership experience
Statement of belief in the industry
Review of applicant’s graduate research
Three letters of recommendation (at least one letter must be from a person within the applicant’s department, college or university)

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 2

Min Award:

Max Award: 12,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization National Cattlemen's Foundation
9110 East Nichols Ave. Suite 300
Centennial, CO 80112

Contact Person: Scholarships Sue Dolph Manager, Governance 303-850-3389

Phone: 303-850-3389 / 303-694-0305