Youth Opportunities

Check the Youth section often for the many opportunities available.  From scholarship opportunities to the Illinois Pork Leadership Institute trip, there is something for everyone.

IL Pork Leadership Institute

The Illinois Pork Leadership Institute (IPLI) provides an opportunity for young men and women to become actively involved in the pork industry and all of agriculture. IPLI, sponsored by...

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IPPA Scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded to a total of nine students through the IPPA Scholarship program. The scholarships will be awarded as follows: Three Gold Scholarships at $2,000 each; Three Silver Scholarships at...

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Adam Fesser Scholarship

The Mid-Illinois Pork Producers Association is sponsoring the Adam Fesser Scholarship.  This scholarship will be for $1,000.  Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or community college for...

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Ryan & Friends Scholarship

The Illinois Purebred Swine Council is sponsoring the Ryan & Friends Scholarship. This scholarship will award a total of four $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be an undergraduate at a university/college or...

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IPPA Ambassador/Intern

The Illinois Pork Producers Association State Ambassador/Intern serves as a representative of the association and the pork industry. The chosen individual will hold the title of "State...

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County Ambassadors


The purpose of the Youth Pork Ambassador program is to provide an opportunity for young...

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Intern & Job Opportunities for Students


Welcome to PorkSquare – your town square for information about internships, scholarships, college and career information in the...

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Download the Career in Pork Brochure

Explore the many exciting career opportunities!  Download the Career in Pork...

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Fair Oaks Farms Grant Program

Great trip for students!

The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms Grant Application


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