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.
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.
Application deadline: January 31, 2017
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.
Application deadline: January 31, 2017
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 in May 2017. 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.
Application deadline: March 31, 2017
AgStar Financial Services, ACA
To help ensure a strong future for agriculture, the AgStar Fund for Rural America will award 42 - $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in May. Applicant must be a resident of the AgStar local service area, a graduating high school senior, hold a GPA of 3.0 or better, have a designated major or interest in an ag-related field, or have an ag or rural background.
Applicants are selected based on academic achievement, leadership characteristics and ag-related community involvement. Eight winners will be chosen from each of AgStar's five regions. Special consideration will be given to children of parents who are clients of AgStar Financial Services, ACA. Application deadline: April 1, 2017
The scholarship opportunities listed below have passed their deadlines. We will update these listings when the current information becomes available.
Iowa Institute for Cooperatives
The Iowa Institute for Cooperatives will be awarding eight $2,000 scholarships this fall. 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. Application deadline: August 15, 2016
$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.
Application deadline: November 30, 2016
$1500 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.
Application deadline: December 31, 2016
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.
Application deadline: April 15, 2016