2021 Dallas Ward Memorial Scholarship Opportunity

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Dallas WardThis scholarship was established by Cleveland County Cattlemen’s Association, Inc. (CCCA) in 2000. Initial funding was provided by members of CCCA and the local business community. At the present time, scholarships are awarded in $500 increments depending upon number of qualifying applicants and availability of funds. The scholarship is named in memory of Dallas Ward. Dallas was an exceptionally optimistic, talented, and caring young man. He competed in a variety of sports from age six through college, played the saxophone and oboe, and excelled as a student. Dallas was active in church and civic activities and demonstrated heartfelt compassion for all living things. His goal in life was to become a veterinarian. Dallas was actively pursuing at the time of his death. While a junior majoring in animal science at NC State University, Dallas was killed in a tragic automobile accident. Dallas was the son of Grady & Barbara Ward, who raise cattle in upper Cleveland County. Grady served as Association president during 1999-2000.


Application deadline is April 15 of each year. Applications must be in our office no later than 5 p.m. on the 15th of April.

Questions, please call Greg Traywick at 704-482-4365.