The Missouri Dairy Scholars Scholarship Program was created to support students pursuing careers in the dairy industry.

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.

Applications will open Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and close on September 14, 2018. For 2018, $40,000 will be awarded.

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

You can learn more about the Dairy Scholarship Program here.