The National Dairy Herd Information Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to full-time, incoming and continuing students at technical, two-year and four-year colleges and universities.
To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be a family member or employee of a producer with a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a member of National DHIA. (AgSource Cooperative Services, Arizona DHIA, Dairy Lab Services, Dairy One Cooperative Inc., DHI Cooperative Inc., Idaho DHIA, Indiana State Dairy Association, Lancaster DHIA, Minnesota DHIA, NorthStar Cooperative DHI Services, Puerto Rico DHIA, Rocky Mountain DHIA, Tennessee DHIA, Texas DHIA, United Federation of DHIAs and Washington State DHIA are National DHIA members.)
Judges will evaluate applicants based on scholastic achievements, leadership, community activities and work experience, knowledge of and experience with DHIA, and responses to questions on the application. Applications are due Nov. 30. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the 2018 National DHIA annual meeting.
To apply for a National DHIA scholarship, go dhia.org and download and complete the electronic application form. For more information, contact JoDee Sattler, National DHIA scholarship coordinator, at 414-587-5839 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
National DHIA will award up to 20 $1,000 scholarships. Contributions from National DHIA members, friends and supporters help fund these scholarships.
Source: National DHIA