CDE Foundation, PA Dairymen's Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

Ten $3,000 Scholarships Made Available to Undergraduate Students

The June 1, 2016 deadline to apply for scholarships made available by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association and the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania is fast approaching. This year, up to ten scholarships will be specifically designated for undergraduate students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. These awards will be given based on a student's character, integrity, leadership qualities, and goals for the future.

To be eligible, a student must demonstrate a commitment to working in the dairy industry following graduating. Consideration for these scholarships will be given to Pennsylvania residents who are full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible field of study. Qualifying majors include but are not limited to: Animal Science, Agricultural Business, Communications, Engineering, or Marketing as well as Agricultural and Extension Education, Dairy Science, Food Science, or Nutrition.

The purpose of these scholarships is to recognize, encourage and financially assist superior students enrolled in dairy related academic programs. Students may apply for one of the ten scholarships in subsequent years, however, they can only receive it once during their undergraduate career. One of the scholarships will be specifically designed for an incoming freshman.

Questions regarding the 2016 Student Leader Scholarship Program should be referred to Mary Foote, dairy education programs coordinator with the Center for Dairy Excellence, by phone at 717-346-0849 or via email at

All applications must be completed using the official Student Leader Scholarship Application form available at Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year should be mailed to Mary Foote, Center for Dairy Excellence, 2301 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 by June 1, 2016.

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