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Nebraska Division is offering six college scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500. New this year is the expansion of offering the scholarships to graduate students and applicants who are employed by a Nebraska Midwest Dairy checkoff contributor.

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.

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.