2020 Scholarships Available
Are you a college student looking to pursue a career in the dairy industry? We want to help.
Each year, Maryland & Virginia awards a series of five $1,000 scholarships, and thanks to generous contributions from members, staff, industry partners and supporters, the cooperative is able to offer additional scholarships to deserving students.
Scholarships are available to students pursuing careers in the dairy industry who are currently enrolled in a two or four-year accredited college, and must be one of the following:
- The child of a Maryland & Virginia member
- An employee of a Maryland & Virginia member
- The child of a Maryland & Virginia employee
Winners are chosen based on their commitment to the dairy industry, leadership ability, initiative, character, integrity, and participation in extracurricular activities.
Applications must be received by or sent electronically by February 21, 2020 and include the following:
- One letter of recommendation from a teacher, student advisor, professor or supervisor
- Most recent high school or college transcript
- Short video with answers to Dairy Industry Questions (on the application)
- A recent headshot file to use for publications
Click here to download the Scholarship Application Form.
For more information about the cooperative’s scholarship program, please contact Daniela Roland at 814-386-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where Are They Now
Congratulations 2019 Scholarship Winners!
Maryland & Virginia is pleased to announce the six deserving students selected as this year’s scholarship winners.
A total of $5,500 was awarded to help offset college expenses for the 2019-2020 academic school year.
The recipients were selected based on their responses to essay questions, financial need, leadership and career aspirations.
To be eligible for a Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers scholarship, students must be the son,
daughter or employee of a current co-op member and attending an accredited college or university.
Applications are made available in November of each year and are due in mid-February.