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Six scholarships awarded in 2018, totaling $33,500!

Mick Colvin

Developed in 1999, when Louis M. “Mick” Colvin retired as the executive director of Certified Angus Beef LLC, the Colvin Scholarship Fund (CSF) recognizes his role in making dreams a reality and inspiring others to be their best. Colvin co-founded the brand in 1978, leading it to provide the world’s leading brand of fresh beef. The scholarship fund benefits tomorrow’s leaders who are involved in their communities and the beef industry.




Six Students Earn Colvin Scholarships

The Certified Angus Beef ® brand recently awarded scholarships to students pursuing careers in the agricultural community.

“These students are the future of the beef community,” says John Stika, president of Certified Angus Beef LLC.

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2018 Undergraduate Colvin Scholarship Awards:

Elisabeth Loseke


$7,500 scholarship award

Elisabeth Forker
University of Nebraska

Elisabeth “Liz” Forker received the first-place undergraduate scholarship due to her consistent involvement in her community while maintaining a strong academic career. Liz began her veterinary education early while simultaneously finishing her undergraduate degree at the senior level. “Post-secondary education is invaluable to future producers because of the networks, problem solving skills and technical knowledge that are gained. As an Angus producer and a future veterinarian, I am grateful for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand’s commitment to the future of the business by investing in young people,” Liz says.


Kylie Phillipps


$6,500 scholarship award

Kylie Philipps
University of Florida

Macy Perry


$5,000 scholarship award

Macy Perry
Oklahoma State University

Madison Butler


$4,000 scholarship award

Madison Butler
Oklahoma State University

April Molitor


$3,000 scholarship award

April Molitor
Texas Tech University



2018 Graduate Colvin Scholarship Award:

Michael Cropp


$7,500 scholarship award

Michael Cropp
Iowa State University

Michael Cropp’s scholarship application received high praise from the entire scholarship committee, as he had what they called a “model graduate application.” His research project, “Effects of nitrite-embedded film on the color stability and shelf life of naturally cured, all-beef bologna,” is one that could positively affect the Certified Angus Beef ® brand value-added products division.

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