Feb. 18 2019 02:13 PM

2019 Higher Education Scholarship

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Each year the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) offers a $1,000 scholarship. Students currently enrolled in an agriculture-related field at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply. A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements for consideration.


Applicants must:

Be a member of DCHA, or the son, daughter or legal dependent of a DCHA member

Have completed at least one year of post-high school education

Be attending an accredited college or university

Be enrolled in a field of agriculture (e.g., dairy science, animal/veterinary science, agricultural technical course, ag communications, ag business, etc.) or in a course of study with relevance to agriculture


Submit the following with the scholarship application:


Complete collegiate transcript (including term just completed)

One letter of recommendation from college/university faculty member

Up to a one-page typed essay underscoring career goals, future involvement in agriculture and the importance of agriculture to our world

High-resolution photo suitable for print and digital usage


Applications must be received by end of business day on Wednesday, Feb. 20,

2019. They can be emailed to jodee@calfandheifer.org.


DCHA Board of Directors will review the applications and select a recipient

The recipient will be recognized during the DCHA Annual Meeting on April,10 2019

Payment will be made directly to the student upon proof of fall term enrollment

The scholarship must be used in the year following the award


For more information and questions, please contact DCHA at 855-400-DCHA or info@calfandheifer.org.

Scholarship applications due February 20. Get yours in today!