College students associated with the National Dairy Herd Information Association may be eligible for one of several $750 scholarships available this year.
Full-time incoming and continuing students at technical and two-year and four-year colleges/universities are eligible to apply.
Scholarships are awarded on academic achievement, leadership, community activities and work experience. Knowledge of DHIA and response to application questions are also considered.
Applicants must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a member of National DHIA. (Arizona DHIA, Dairy Lab Services, Dairy One Cooperative Inc., DHI Cooperative Inc., Idaho DHIA, Indiana State Dairy Association, Lancaster DHIA, Minnesota DHIA, NorthStar Cooperative DHI Services, Puerto Rico DHIA, Rocky Mountain DHIA, Tennessee DHIA, Texas DHIA, United Federation of DHIAs, Vermont DHIA and Washington State DHIA are National DHIA members.)
Applications are due Oct. 15, 2014. To apply, download and complete the application at DHIA.org.
Need more details? Contact:
- Holly Thompson, National DHIA scholarship committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 507-534-4347
- JoDee Sattler, National DHIA communications and events manager, 608-848-6455, ext. 112, or email@example.com.