Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Scholarship deadline approaching in Pennsylvania

If you want to apply for the Pennsylvania Dairy Stakeholders new scholarship program you’re running out of time. Applications are due June 1.

The scholarship program was started to encourage outstanding students to study agriculture as a career path. Beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year, the group will offer $5,000 in scholarships on a yearly basis to directly support Student Leader Scholarships.

The purpose of these scholarships is to provide recognition, encouragement, and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in academic programs that support the dairy industry.

Selection of the scholarship winners will be based on the completed application within the following weighted criteria: academic performance (30%); apparent commitment to a career related to the dairy industry (30%); evidence of leadership, character, and integrity (25%); and application compliance (15%). Application must be made using the Pennsylvania Dairy Stakeholders Student Leader Scholarship Application form at www.padairystake.org.

Completed applications should be sent to: Pennsylvania Dairy Stakeholders, ℅ N. Alan Bair, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17512.

Scholarship application forms are available at www.padairystake.org or by sending an e-mail request to info@padairystake.org or call (717) 948-6328.

Source : http://www.dairyherd.com

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