Dairy Agriculture Scholarships

Here are some of the Dairy Agriculture scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact with any questions.

NDS / Student Recognition Program

The Senior Student Recognition Program recognizes graduating four year college seniors planning a career related to dairy (production agriculture, manufacturing, marketing, agricultural law, business, communications, veterinary medicine, research and environmental sciences) who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic ability, and interest in dairy cattle. ONLY two applicants per college or university are accepted for this contest in any given year. Two letters of recommendation are required from the department chair or faculty members who are familiar with the applicant’s activities and academic achievements. The total number of awards will be determined by the number and quality of applicants.

W. Lawson King Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility- Applicant must be enrolled in an agriculture related curriculum - Be a currently enrolled 4-H member who has completed at least two (2) years of 4-H work in MarylandOR- Is a Maryland 4-H Alumni(ae) having been enrolled in Maryland 4-H for a minimum of two (2) years prior to graduating from 4-HApplication Requirements- Candidates submitting a Maryland 4-H Foundation Scholarship Award Application must be planning to enroll in an accredited college, university or post high school program in the fall of the year in which the application is made.- Scholarship award applications are to be postmarked by June 1st of the year in which the scholarship application is made.- The Scholarship Award Application must be type written or filled out in black ink and signed by the candidate.- Candidates must provide documentation as to:o Financial needo High School Scholastic Record/ Unofficial transcript from post-high school institutiono Leadership Abilities and resourcefulnesso 4-H Backgroundo A letter of recommendation from high school counselor, county/city 4-H educator, or college advisor

Farm Plus Financial Scholarship

Farm Plus Financial is now accepting applications for Agricultural Scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to support young leaders who will go on to be the future of the agriculture and food industry. By providing a financial scholarship to these students, we hope to help educate the future generation. The Farm Plus Financial scholarship award recipients will receive a one time $1000 scholarship that can be used towards their education. To submit your application, you must be either a graduating high school senior or a current undergraduate student enrolled in an agriculture-related degree program. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement, and financial need. Agriculture Scholarship Details Scholarships are available to students across the nation. The same application will be used for all scholarships offered by Farm Plus Financial. Farm Plus Financial scholarships are for undergraduate tuition only unless approved written consent is provided otherwise. Recipients may not be awarded more than one Farm Plus Financial scholarship per academic year. Agriculture Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Academic scholarship may be used for tuition and fees only. This may include books if paid for through a university charge account. Students must be enrolled in, or enrolling in, an agriculture-related, four-year degree program. Students must be a citizen of the United States of America to be eligible for Farm Plus Financial scholarship awards. International students studying in the United States are not eligible. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement, and financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, plus demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity. Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences. The application information is evaluated by the NDB scholarship committee composed of an external review panel and at least two board members. The recommendations of the scholarship committee are summarized by NDB staff and the scholarships are then awarded. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) through Dairy Management, Inc.(DMI) annually awards up to 20 $1,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy.Majors include: communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education. Scholarships are awarded based on outstanding academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, and demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity.Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences.

KenAG Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in dairy science.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.

NDS / DMI Milk Marketing & Dairy Products Scholarship

(1st - $1,500; 2nd through 5th - $1,000) (Number of awards is dependent on number and quality of applicants). These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue careers in marketing of milk or dairy products. Major areas can include: Dairy or Agricultural Marketing, Dairy Product Development, Dairy Quality Control or Testing, Dairy Foods or Nutrition, and Food Product Science. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests in Milk Marketing or Dairy Products. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc. Application Deadline is April 15

Wisconsin Cattlewomen’s/Cattlemen’s Council Scholarship

Special Qualifications: • Students must have a background in beef, veal or dairy industry. • Preference will be given to students majoring in agricultureOther Requirements: • Enrolling in any university, technical college, community college in the UW or UW Madison Agricultural Short Course Program. Renewal Criteria: Farming background

Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Eastern Oregon Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture excluding agricultural education, hospitality or other non-ag related majors. Resident of Baker, Malhuer, Union or Wallowa counties in Oregon required. Student must have participated in community service and have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.

J. K. Perry Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Students studying an agriculturally related field at a four-year college or university who will be juniors or seniors and have at least a "C" average during their freshman and sophomore years. (Applicants should be sophomores or juniors seeking funding for their junior or senior year.)

Western Dairy Farmers Promotion Association John Elway – Melba FFA Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a degree in any field of agriculture or agribusiness. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must be resident of Idaho. Preference given to members of the Melba FFA Chapter in Idaho.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $300. Not guaranteed.

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