The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.
Scholarship levels include:
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students with minimum second year enrollment at an accredited college. Preference will be given to those pursuing a career within and/or supporting the dairy industry. Scholarship levels include one (1) $1,500 and two (2) $1,000 awards. When answering the essay question on future career plans, please describe how your education will be used to support the dairy industry.
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students at an accredited college. Scholarship level includes three (3) $500 awards.
Additional scholarship eligibility includes:
Applicant must contribute to Midwest Dairy checkoff as of January 1 of the current calendar year by one of the following:
- Applicant, or applicant’s parents/guardians/grandparents/sibling, must own a dairy farm located in the state of Nebraska.
- Applicant must be employed on a dairy farm located in the state of Nebraska and be recommended by the producer employer.
Former recipients of the scholarship may re-apply in subsequent years, providing they remain eligible.
ONLINE scholarship applications are DUE MARCH 1, 2022. Applicants will be evaluated on contribution to and involvement in the dairy industry, leadership, career plans, and academic standing. For online application and more information, go to: