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Apply by April 21 for dairy scholarships

Students in sophomore through senior year are eligible.

Eleven scholarships worth $2,500 each will be awarded by the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. Additionally, the NDB awards a $3,500 James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship to the outstanding scholarship recipient. 

Applications will be accepted through April 21, 2017.

Students in their sophomore through senior year majoring in one of the following fields are eligible:

  • Communications/public relations,
  • Journalism,
  • Marketing,
  • Business,
  • Economics,
  • Nutrition,
  • Food science, and
  • Agriculture education.
  • Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, and demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity. Candidates must complete an application form, submit an official transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences.

Applications can be downloaded at http://www.dairy.org/about-dmi/scholarship-programor by sending an e-mail to Nate Janssen at mailto:nate.janssen@dairy.org

Completed applications should be submitted to the National Dairy Board c/o Nate Janssen, Dairy Management Inc., 10255 W. Higgins Road, Suite 900, Rosemont, IL 60018-5616.

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board funds Dairy Management Inc., which manages the national dairy checkoff program.

Source: Dairy Management Inc.

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