Pork Ambassador Program

Participate in the Pork Ambassador Program

Choosing a career path can be difficult. In a world full of occupational options, it is helpful to receive a little guidance along the way. That’s why the Nebraska Pork Producers Association is extending help to college-age students to apply to participate in the Pork Ambassador Program.

The Pork Ambassador Program is a career development program that provides a variety of hands-on experiences that promote leadership and communication skills, ultimately fostering career development. The NPPA Pork Ambassador Program is more than just a scholarship. It’s a way for students to build their capacity as a leader and professional in the swine and agriculture industries in Nebraska. The program provides students with an opportunity to identify future career goals and to evolve into strong agricultural advocates.

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants college- age students to be a part of the Pork Ambassador Program. If students are connected to agriculture and believe in the future of the pork industry, they are encouraged to apply! $750 scholarships are available for college-age students who have an interest in the pork industry – they don’t have to be a pork producer! Applications are due November 1st each year.

Who Should Apply?

College age men and women who have an interest in agriculture and the pork industry. You don’t have to be a pork producer.

What Will I Do?

Job shadow pork industry professionals, promote agriculture and the pork industry, improve your leadership, team building and communications skills. You’ll also travel to the World Pork Expo and other exciting industry tours and group events.

How Do I Apply?

Complete the form below! Applications for the Pork Ambassador Program are being accepted until November 10th. If you have any questions, please email sophia@nepork.org.