Mo Ag Dairy Scholarships Available

Dairy Scholarships are available for Missouri Students.  The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced the Missouri Dairy Scholars Scholarship Program was created to support students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. Students may qualify for up to $5,000 in scholarships if they are enrolled in a two-year or four-year Missouri college and work on a dairy farm or have a dairy-related internship.

Students must also make a commitment to work in Missouri’s agriculture industry as a condition of receiving the scholarship.  The application period is open now and closes on September 14th.

This year, $40,000 in scholarships will be awarded.  These scholarship winners will be selected on a competitive basis. Each application will be evaluated and rated on criteria that includes:

  • Agriculture-related degree
  • Dairy-related work experience
  • Academic achievement and year in school
  • Resume and letters of recommendation
  • Future career plans

Check the Missouri Department of Agriculture Website for more information.

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