Scholarship opportunities are available for students from AMPI member farms.
For the most comprehensive listing of scholarships available to students majoring in agriculture or with a dairy background, visit Hoard's Dairyman College Scholarships page online by clicking here.
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association
The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association is pleased to announce it will again offer five student scholarships in 2018, worth a total of $15,000. Those interested in being considered for an award have until February 28 to submit an application. Employees or children of employees at WCMA dairy manufacturing, processing, or marketing member companies may apply for the WCMA Myron P. “Mike” Dean Cheese Industry Student Scholarship. Two students will receive scholarship awards of $3,000 each. Employees or children of employees at WCMA supplier member companies may apply for the WCMA Cheese Industry Supplier Student Scholarship. Three students will receive scholarship awards of $3,000 each.
American Dairy Products Institute Jim Page Scholarship
As members of ADPI, dependents of AMPI members and employees are eligible to apply for at least one $1,000 Jim Page Memorial Scholarship.
This scholarship is available to dependents of AMPI members and employees who are currently enrolled in a four-year, nationally accredited college; pursuing a course of study that will lead to a bachelor's degree; have completed at least one full semester and must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a standard 4.0 scale.
Up to three $1,000 scholarships available from the Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association
Eligible individuals are those pursuing a degree in Animal Science with dairy production emphasis, Dairy Science, Large Animal Veterinary Medicine, Dairy Manufacturing, Dairy Technology or Dairy Food Science.
Six $500 Scholarships from The Insurance Center Scholarship
The Insurance Advisory Council of The Insurance Center and Security Health Plan is pleased to announce six (6) $500 scholarships to be awarded. The scholarships are available to high school graduates continuing their education in an agricultural-related field while attending a post-secondary college, university or technical school program.
To help ensure a strong future for agriculture, Compeer Financial will announce a robust scholarship program for students in 2018. Plan on checking in January for more details.
Iowa Institute for Cooperatives
The Iowa Institute for Cooperatives will be awarding eight $2,000 scholarships. Scholarships are to be awarded to students attending a two year community college or four year university full time and who have had work experience or an internship with an IIC member cooperative.
$750 National DHIA scholarships available
To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be 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.
$1,500 National DHIA scholarship for Veterinarian Students available
To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The applicant must be enrolled in a college of veterinary medicine in the U.S. which is accredited by the AVMA Council of Education. They must also be in their third or fourth year of the program and much have declared a track or emphasis. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a member of National DHIA.
Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation
Four $1,750 scholarships to students at the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR). One scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student and the balance to upperclass students. One $1,000 scholarship to a student at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis. More information and electronic applications can also be downloaded at www.nebr.coop.