Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program offers $3,000 scholarship

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program is offering a $3,000 scholarship to students with an interest in the dairy product marketing industry. Students must be enrolled in an accredited university or college in Pennsylvania or be a Pennsylvania resident. Applications are due by December 10. 

“This scholarship is an investment in the future of the dairy industry,” said dairy farmer and PDPP Chair Jeff Raney of Adamsville, Pa. “We encourage innovative dairy students who are interested in meeting the ever-changing demands of consumers to apply so we can continue to move the industry forward.” 

Full-time undergraduate students entering their sophomore to senior years as of Fall 2021 and who are maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to a student who has experience in the dairy industry, or who shows an interest in marketing dairy foods as part of his or her undergraduate work or future career. 

Completed applications must be typed, include essay responses, a current college transcript, and one letter of recommendation from a non-family member, professor and/or employer. 

The application is available on AmericanDairy.com under “For Farmers/Scholarships and Grants.” Completed applications must be submitted online by December 10.  

The scholarship winner will be notified by January 3, 2022. 

For more information, contact Amy Leslie at aleslie@milk4u.org.   

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