Hilmar Cheese Company is accepting applicants to its ninth annual scholarship program. College scholarships are available to high school seniors and college students with an agricultural major living in the counties where the company is located – Merced and Stanislaus counties, California; and Dallam and Hartley counties, Texas. The company also offers scholarships to children of employees and to the children of the dairy farm families who ship their milk to Hilmar Cheese Company.

Selection is based on academic performance, financial need, community activities and future ambitions.

The scholarship program was created to reflect Hilmar Cheese Company’s continued support of higher education and its commitment to employees, dairy farm families and the California and Texas agricultural industries. 

Qualifying students are encouraged to apply January 1 through March 15, 2011. For more information about Hilmar Cheese Company’s scholarship program, visit the About Us Corporate Responsibility section.

Source: Hilmar Cheese Company