PIERRE, S.D. – The Central Plains Dairy Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the Central Plains Dairy Foundation (CPDF) Dairy Scholarships Grant. This year the Foundation has awarded 8 grants totaling $27,000 to be used for scholarships at post-secondary institutions across the Midwest.
The CPDF Dairy Scholarships Grant program is designed to support organizations and schools wishing to provide scholarships to dairy students. Students must be attending a two or four-year college that offers one or more dairy education programs. This grant and subsequent scholarships are intended for up-and-coming young leaders in the dairy industry. Awardees must attend a post-secondary school in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, or South Dakota.
- Dordt University
- Iowa State Dairy Association
- Nebraska State Dairy Association
- Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation
- South Dakota Dairy Field Representative Association
- South Dakota Dairy Producers
- South Dakota State Dairy Association
- Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association
“We are proud to support young leaders and the dairy industry. Continuing to encourage passionate youth in our region will provide the best foundation that we can give to the future of dairy, and I think that’s exactly what we’re doing with these grants” states Chris Maxwell, Executive Director.
For additional information about the Central Plains Dairy Foundation, call 605.412.8403 or email foundation@
The Central Plains Dairy Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 organization committed to investing in proactive programming to support the dairy industry along the I-29 corridor in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota.
— Central Plains Dairy Foundation
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