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Dairy Farmers of America Scholarships

Scholarship Description

At Dairy Farmers of America, we believe it is important to invest in the next generation of leaders to ensure a bright future for the dairy industry. That is why we established the DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship Program.

The Foundation awards scholarships to three categories of students:

Incoming freshmen: High school seniors or recent graduates who have been accepted to college, but have not yet started classes
Undergraduate students: Students who are currently participating in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program, but have not yet graduated
Graduate/professional students: Students enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program
Scholarships are available to students pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field:

Dairy herd management/production
Large animal veterinary medicine
Marketing/economics/finance
Processing/manufacturing
Communications/journalism
Quality assurance
Dairy nutrition
Dairy foods
Education
Engineering
Policy
Genetics
Law
Others

Criteria
Must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited degree program during the next scholarship year
Applicant’s commitment and passion for a career in the dairy industry, as demonstrated through responses to three essay questions
Extracurricular activities, awards, recognition and work experience
Academic achievement

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.dfamilk.com/

Sponsoring Organization Dairy Farmers of America
10220 N. Ambassador Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64153

Contact Person:

Phone: 816-801-6118

Fax:

Web: http://www.dfamilk.com/

Email:

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