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DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 20

At Dairy Farmers of America, we believe it is important to invest in the next generation of leaders to ensure a bright future for the dairy industry. That is why we established the DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship Program.

The Foundation awards scholarships to three categories of students:

A) Incoming freshmen: High school seniors or recent graduates who have been accepted to college, but have not yet started classes

B) Undergraduate students: Students who are currently participating in an associate's or bachelor's degree program, but have not yet graduated

C) Graduate/professional students: Students enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program

Scholarships are available to students pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field:

Dairy herd management/production
Large animal veterinary medicine
Quality assurance
Dairy nutrition
Dairy foods


A) Must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited degree program during the 2019-2020 scholarship year

B) Applicant's commitment and passion for a career in the dairy industry, as demonstrated through responses to three essay questions

C) Extracurricular activities, awards, recognition and work experience

D) Academic Achievement

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DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship