Dairy MAX, Inc., the local checkoff promotion organization funded by the dairy farmers, offers two $2,500 academic scholarships for students entering or currently enrolled in a college program at a four-year institution. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, or on-campus housing.

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible Applicants must meet each the following requirements:

  1. Reside in the geographic territory served by Dairy MAX which includes Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Southwestern Kansas.
  2. Graduating high school senior or undergraduate student currently enrolled at a four-year university.
  3. Must be one of the following:
    - Child of dairy producer
    - Child of dairy farm employee
    - FFA or 4-H dairy show participant your junior or senior year in high school

APPLICATION
Details and required documents to be provided by applicants:

  1. Personal and educational details provided accurately and informatively on application form.
  2. A letter of recommendation from a non-family member who is an FFA or 4-H agriculture leader, a teacher, or in the dairy industry. You will be able to request this letter by email at the bottom of the application form.
  3. A 500-1,000 word essay describing how this scholarship would impact you and your future aspirations.
  4. Certified high school and undergraduate transcript if applicable.
  5. A photograph to be used in the press release announcing the winner.

SELECTION
The Dairy MAX scholarship program is designed to allow students the opportunity to showcase their excellence in many areas both personal and educational. Dairy MAX will select a committee of outside judges to review the applications. There is a total of 100 possible points, and points will be awarded as follows:

0-5 Points for each of the following sections – a total of 20 possible points:
  • Personal Information
  • Personal Goals and Special Interests
  • Personal Reference Letter
  • Family Information

0-10 Points for each of the following sections – a total of 60 possible points:

  • School Activities
  • FFA and 4-H activities
  • Community Activities and Work Experience
  • Dairy Activities
  • Educational Goals
  • Essay

0-20 Points for the following section – a total of 20 possible points:

  • Education Information

DEADLINE

Deadline for submitting application is March 31, 2018.
Recipients of the Dairy MAX scholarship will be notified of their awards no later than May 1, 2018.

Dairy MAX encourages all eligible students to apply. Please fill out the details below to begin your application process. You can always save your progress and return to it. If you have questions or need assistance, please email Brennen Johnson at johnsonb@dairymax.org.

Dairy MAX, Inc., the local checkoff promotion organization funded by the dairy farmers, offers five $1,000 academic scholarships for students entering the field of agriculture, culinary arts, education and science (a maximum of $2,500 may be awarded based on quality of application). Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, or on-campus housing at a higher-education institution. Scholarship checks will be made out to college or institution.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Eligible Applicants must meet each the following requirements:

1)       Reside in the geographic territory served by Dairy MAX which includes Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and southwestern Kansas.

2)       Achieve Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador status

3)       Assist a Program Advisor at one school in achieving Touchdown status (Six Step completion) for school year 2017-2018

4)       Plans to enter the field of agriculture, culinary arts, education or science

5)       A graduating high school senior


APPLICATION

Details and required documents to be provided by applicants:

1)       Personal and educational details provided as accurately and informatively as possible as laid out in application form.

2)       A letter of recommendation from a teacher or school administrator.

3)       Certified high school transcript

 

SELECTION

The Dairy MAX scholarship program is designed to allow students the opportunity to showcase their excellence in many areas both personal and educational. Dairy MAX will select a committee of outside judges to review the applications. Points will be awarded as follows:

0-10 Points for each of the following sections - A total of 60 possible points:

  • Personal Information
  • School and Community Activities
  • Fuel Up to Play 60 Activities
  • Student Ambassador Role
  • Personal Goals
  • Additional information as provided in application
2 additional points will be awarded for each year Ambassador Status was acheived.
 

DEADLINE

Deadline for submitting this application is March 31, 2018.

Recipients of the Dairy MAX scholarship will be notified of their awards no later than May 1, 2018.

 

Dairy MAX encourages all eligible students to apply. Please fill out the details below to begin your application process. You can always save your progress and return to it. If you have questions or need assistance, please email stojanikh@dairymax.org