Dairy Agriculture Scholarships
Here are some of the Dairy Agriculture scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
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.
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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.
The top 25 All-American contestants in the past three National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contests plus the Platinum winners in the past three National Dairy Challenge Contests are eligible to apply for up to two $3,000 scholarships for post graduate study in a dairy related field. Students may apply for the scholarship in their junior or senior year of college. The awards are base on rank in the national contests, academic standing, leadership ability, student activities, future plans and experience with dairy cattle. These scholarships are to be used for advanced study related to the dairy industry (production agriculture, manufacturing, marketing, agricultural law, business, veterinary medicine and environmental sciences) at the school of their choice. The winner will be recognized at the National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet. The scholarship will be paid in two installments. The winner must submit an official transcript following their first year of graduate study to the Executive Director to receive the final payment.
Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior Agriculture or Agribusiness major with a career interest in the dairy industry. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and should be a Kansas resident.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Applicant must complete financial analysis section of application and exhibit financial need. Resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin required. Recipients shall allow Tractor Supply Company to use photographs of themselves and their families in company advertising.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $3,000. Not guaranteed.
Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal/dairy science, agricultural business management, international agriculture or agricultural sales and marketing. Must live on family farm, have strong leadership skills and have participated in
community service. Must plan to attend school at Oregon State, Chico State, Colorado State, University of Idaho, Fresno State or California Polytechnic.
AWARD: Five scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition; animal, dairy, equine or poultry science; animal breeding and genetics; biological sciences or pre-vet/vet sciences, with preference to applicants planning a career in veterinary medicine or veterinary food supply/public health.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
Must apply online prior to 5:00 p.m. February 1st each year
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal or dairy science, agricultural business management, finance, sales and marketing or agricultural engineering. Preference given to applicants with a demonstrated interest in a dairy-related career. Must exhibit strong leadership skills. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale U.S. residency required.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal or dairy science, agricultural communications, journalism, public relations, sales and marketing, international agriculture, animal breeding and genetics or pre-vet/veterinary sciences.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture or agribusiness. Attendance at a land grant college in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska or Wisconsin required.AWARD: One scholarship at $2,000, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in animal science (livestock or dairy), agricultural education or agribusiness. Applicants must have a livestock background in swine, beef, dairy or any combination and complete the financial analysis section of the application.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $400. Not guaranteed.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Applicants must be from family-owned farms and complete financial analysis section of application. Minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required.AWARD: Approximately four scholarships at $3,000 each. Freshman year is $1,500, sophomore year is $1,000, and $500 for junior year. The second and third year scholarships are provided if a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is maintained. Not guaranteed.
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