Pa. Dairy Scholarships Available

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Pennsylvania students, the Pa. Center of Dairy Excellence has five $1,000 scholarships available. Applications are due June 1, 2012.

The scholarships are offered to provide recognition, encouragement and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in academic programs that support the dairy industry.

Consideration for this scholarship will be given to Pennsylvania residents who are full-time undergraduate students planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a qualifying field of study such as dairy and animal science; agriculture marketing and business; nutrition; food science; agricultural and extension education; agri-business management; agricultural engineering; or related fields.

Students may apply for and receive the scholarship in subsequent years. Selection of the scholarship winners will be made by the Center for Dairy Excellence board of directors and based on the completed application within the following criteria: academic performance; apparent commitment to a career related to the dairy industry; evidence of leadership, character and integrity; and application compliance.

Source: Center for Dairy Excellence