Scholarships Available for Illinois Dairy Students

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midwest 200Students from dairy farm families in Illinois who contribute to Midwest Dairy Association through the dairy checkoff are eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the organization.

The Illinois Division of Midwest Dairy Association provides educational awards of $1,000 each to those selected from among qualified applicants.

Scholarships apply to any college major or degree and there is no limitation on the length of the program. The applicant must be considered a full-time student at an accredited college. Recipients will be selected based on a point scale.

“Scholarships help ease the financial burden that college places on a family,” says Marla Behrends, industry relations manager for Illinois.

The application and more information can be found online.The deadline for submissions is March 1.

Source: Midwest Dairy Association

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