CentralStar Cooperative, formed with a recent merger between East Central/Select Sires, Waupun, Wis., and NorthStar Cooperative, Lansing, Mich., is offering seven, $1,000 scholarships this year — two of which are designated to technical school or short-course students.
Those interested can find the application at mycentralstar.com. The deadline is July 1.
Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year college, a one- or two-year technical college or a short-course program in an agriculture-related field.
Applicants also can be a high school senior admitted into one of the programs. The applicant or their parents must currently be buying semen or farm products from CentralStar Cooperative (including the former East Central/Select Sires and NorthStar Cooperative). The application contains additional detail.
Winners will receive notification in August or September, before the official award presentation at the CentralStar Cooperative annual meeting.
CentralStar’s goal of enhancing producer profitability through integrated services is fulfilled by incorporating an array of products and services critical to dairy and beef farm prosperity.
CentralStar’s administration and warehouse facilities are in Lansing, Mich., and Waupun, Wis., with laboratories in Grand Ledge, Mich., and Kaukauna, Wis. For information, visit mycentralstar.com.