Midwest Dairy Association

Scholarships

Midwest Dairy Association offers scholarships to students who are from dairy farms or studying in dairy-related majors. Scholarship eligibility and awards vary by state. In addition, Dairy Management Inc. offers checkoff-funded scholarships at the national level. Scholarships which are currently in the application phase are listed below.  Scholarships will be added as the year progresses. Check back to this site for your state if it is not listed; most Midwest Dairy Association scholarships are due on March 1.



Illinois Division Scholarships


The Illinois Division of Midwest Dairy Association provides educational awards of $1,000.

Iowa Division Scholarships


The Iowa Division of Midwest Dairy Association will be awarding 23 educational awards - three $1500 awards, eight $500 awards and twelve $250 awards.

Minnesota Division Scholarships

More than $3,000 in scholarships will be awarded to students at the University of Minnesota CFANS in St. Paul, and two $1,200 scholarships will be awarded at the University of Minnesota in Crookston.

Mo-Kan Division Scholarships (Kansas and Northern Missouri)


The Mo-Kan Division of Midwest Dairy Association has scholarships available for students from dairy farm families whose funding comes to Midwest Dairy. There are ten educational awards ranging from $500 to $1,000 and are based on leadership, work experience, participation in activities, academic performance, involvement in dairy and financial need.

Nebraska Division Scholarships


The Nebraska Division of Midwest Dairy Association will be awarding seven educational awards: one $1500 award for students studying in the dairy field, one $1000 award for students studying in the dairy field, and five $500 awards which apply to any college major or degree.

North Dakota Division Scholarships

One scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a junior, non-graduating senior, or graduate student at the time of application and will attend NDSU during the 2015-16 school year.

Ozarks Division Scholarships (Arkansas, Southern Missouri, and Eastern Oklahoma)


The Ozarks Division of Midwest Dairy Association has scholarships available for students from dairy farm families whose funding comes to Midwest Dairy. There are four educational awards of $500 each and are based on leadership, work experience, participation in activities, academic performance, involvement in dairy and financial need.

South Dakota Division Scholarships

Two $3,500 scholarships for upper class students and three $1,000 scholarships for incoming students are available annually for students majoring in Dairy Science at South Dakota State University in Brookings. The recipients shall be Dairy Science students who have demonstrated scholarship, need, leadership, and character. Preference will be given to students who are from South Dakota.

Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarships

Scholarships sponsored by Dairy Management Inc., the national dairy checkoff.