JEFFERSON CITY — The Department is now accepting applications for the Missouri Dairy Scholars Scholarship Program. Applications for $15,000 in scholarship funds are being accepted through Friday, Sept. 13.
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.
Scholarships will be selected on a competitive basis. Each application will be evaluated and rated using the following criteria:
- Agriculture-related degree
- Dairy-related work experience
- Academic achievement and year in school
- Resume and letters of recommendation
- Future career plans
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— Missouri Department of Agriculture
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