The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlewomen are currently accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Guy E. Ham. The scholarship is available to any South Dakota student having completed at least one year of post-secondary education and pursuing a career in an agricultural or agri-business related field.

This $1,000 scholarship is made possible by the generosity and gift of the Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship in memory of Guy Ham and his commitment to the future of the agriculture industry in South Dakota.

Application information and details can be found by visiting the South Dakota Stockgrowers website or by contacting the SD Stockgrowers Assoc. at 605-342-0429. Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2013 and the scholarship will be awarded during the Stockgrowers Annual Convention on September 28, 2013.

Donations to the Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship are gratefully accepted by the SD Stockgrowers Association for the purpose of continuing this scholarship program. Please contact Silvia Christen for more information about contributing to this scholarship.

For over 120 years the mission of the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association has remained unchanged, "to promote and protect the South Dakota livestock industry." The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is a grassroots organization representing independent livestock producers on local, state and national policies that impact the livestock industry.