Scholarships to Conferences and Workshops
FACT offers Conference Scholarships (up to $400) and Workshop Scholarships (up to $100) for farmers to attend workshops, field days, conference and other training events to learn humane animal production methods. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis until funding is depleted.
CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS (up to $400)
FACT offers scholarships of up to $400 to cover registration expenses for selected conferences. All scholarship recipients are expected to attend at least two workshops or panels related directly to humane animal husbandry.
We are currently only accepting applications for the conferences listed here:
- CFSA Sustainable Agriculture Conference, November 3-5 in Durham, NC
Please review our Conference Scholarship Guidelines for all of the details and to determine if you are eligible for a scholarship.
WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIPS (up to $100)
FACT will award scholarships of up to $100 to livestock and poultry farmers to cover the cost of farm tours, field days, workshops, conferences, or any other training related to humane animal management practices.
Which workshops are covered by the scholarships? Any workshop, field day, conference, or training in the continental United States that covers humane animal husbandry practices is eligible. Examples of approved workshops including:
- The Integrated Farm Workshop from Northeast Organic Farming Association
- Mother Earth News Fair workshops in Pennsylvania and Kansas
- KeyLine Soil Health workshop
- NC Choices Carolina Meat Conference
Please review the Workshop Scholarship Guidelines for all of the details and to determine if you are eligible for a scholarship.