Don Norton Scholarship

Don Norton Professional Development Scholarship

LPC will offer stipends of up to $1,000 each to LPC members to help cover expenses to a professional development class, seminar or workshop, which includes Ag Media Summit or IFAJ congress. The LPC board of directors believes that expanding knowledge and excitement in oneโ€™s profession will keep dedication and commitment to that job.


  • Applicant must be a member of Livestock Publications Council.
  • A complete application must be submitted by the deadline.
  • Submit information on the conference you wish to attend. Also list a second option for a conference, in case it is needed. Information must include conference name, dates, and location.
  • Provide an estimated budget for expenses to attend the event.
  • In 250-350 words describe why you should receive this stipend, your professional goals and how you will use this award for professional development.
  • Write a short piece for the LPC Actiongram after you have attended the professional development event, telling how you used the stipend and how it will help you become a better ag communications professional.
  • The stipend funds should be used within a year of when it is awarded. If it is not used because of an emergency, please contact the LPC Executive Director.

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