Applications are now being accepted for $31,000 in scholarships from the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB). Applications must be postmarked no later than April 27, 2018.
NDB is again offering 11 scholarships worth $2,500 and a twelfth scholarship, the James H. Loper Memorial Scholarship, for $3,000 to an outstanding scholarship recipient.
College students in their sophomore through senior year are eligible with majors in one of the following fields: communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science and agriculture education.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, and demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity. Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit an official transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences.
Completed applications should be submitted to the National Dairy Board c/o Nate Janssen, Dairy Management Inc., 10255 W. Higgins Road, Suite 900, Rosemont, IL 60018-5616.