Apply online for National DHIA scholarship

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… Read more »

Nebraska farm kids eligible for scholarship contest

Nebraska farm kids can win a college savings plan scholarship of up to $2,500 by entering the fourth annual “NEST on the Farm” scholarship contest. NEST stands for Nebraska Educational Savings Trust, which administers Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans. The scholarship contest is open to children and teens ages seven to 13 who live on… Read more »

OSCF scholarship recipients announced

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) has named scholarship recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $3,000 undergraduate scholarship recipients include Jordan Bonham of Washington Court House, Sarah Peterson of Sabina, Stacie Seger of Ft. Loramie, Summer McCracken of Anna, Kelly Fager of Wauseon and Emily Limes of Bowling Green. Meghan Bennett of Houston, Ohio… Read more »

Scholarships and internships for April and May 2014

Below are links to posts about scholarships available to ag students. April April 1 UPI member scholarships due $1k scholarships available through AgStar April 15 American Agri-Women Fly-In scholarships due Syngenta scholarship essays due National Dairy Shrine scholarship applications due scholarship applications due April 18 Ohio Pork Council scholarship applications due April 30 AICJA… Read more »

National Dairy Shrine scholarship applications due next month

The deadline to apply for National Dairy Shrine scholarships is April 15, 2014. Scholarships include: Two Kildee Graduate Scholarships at $3,000 One Kildee Undergraduate Scholarship at $1,500 Student Recognition Program (1st receives $2,000; 2nd $1,500; 3rd-7th $1,000) Junior Merit Scholarship (1st receives $1,500; 2nd-4th $1,000) Sophomore Merit Scholarship (1st receives $1,500; 2nd-4th $1,000) Milk Marketing… Read more »

Applications available for Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship

Graduate students studying sheep and areas related to sheep are eligible to apply for a $1,500 scholarship through the American Sheep Industry’s Sheep Heritage Foundation. Scholarship is available to students in the U.S. Students must: be a graduate student involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics or veterinary… Read more »

Murray Wise offers ag scholarships

Several scholarship are available through the Murray Wise Associates Foundation. Awards are for a minimum of $1,000 and may be renewed yearly for up to four years, provided certain criteria are met. Recipients are selected based on academic credentials, including class rank, grade point average and test scores. College students and high school seniors who have… Read more »

Ohio Pork Council offers scholarships

The Ohio Pork Council will offer  up to $9,000 in scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1000 each. Applicants may be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in college actively involved in the pork industry. This includes children of swine managers, employees and contract growers. The Ohio Pork Council Women will also offer $500 scholarships to… Read more »

Midwest Dairy internship, scholarships applications due next month

Students have just a few more weeks to show their interest in an internship with Midwest Dairy Association. Several scholarship deadlines are also fast-approaching. Internships Two Midwest Dairy Association divisions are still accepting applications for internships. Applications for both are due March 1, 2014. Illinois The summer internship is located in or near Springfield, Illinois… Read more »

AICJA scholarship applications due in April

Junior members of the American International Charolais Association can apply for scholarships. The scholarship amount is determined by a committee, and is paid out one half for the fall semester and the other half for the spring semester. Criteria to receive a scholarship includes: scholastic excellence in high school or college demonstrated AIJCA or associated… Read more »