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DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship Program

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA)

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for high school seniors, recent graduates, undergraduate students, and graduate/professional students who are enrolled in or applying for admission to an accredited degree program during the 2015-2016 academic year. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field: dairy herd management/production, large animal veterinary medicine, marketing/economics/finance, processing/manufacturing, communications/journalism, quality assurance, dairy nutrition, dairy foods, education, engineering, policy, genetics, law, and others. Scholarships will be awarded based on commitment and passion for a career in the dairy industry, as demonstrated through responses to three essay questions; extracurricular activities, awards, recognition, and work experience; and academic achievement.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

Contact Information



Deadline: Jan 15
Average Award: $1,500
Awards Granted: 30


Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
  • Other postgraduate-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Animal Sciences, Other
  • Animal Health
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Animal Training
  • Livestock Management
  • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other
  • Food Science and Technology, Other
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Agricultural Animal Breeding
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural and Extension Education Services
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Food Technology and Processing
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Agricultural Business Technology
  • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
  • Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine
  • Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Public Services, Other
  • Agricultural Production Operations, General
  • International Agriculture
  • Dairy Science
  • Agricultural Production Operations, Other
  • Agricultural Power Machinery Operation
  • Range Science and Management
  • Agricultural Mechanization, Other
  • Dairy Husbandry and Production
More Requirements:
    Must be pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field.

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