Up to $2000 will be awarded at the discretion of the youth committee to students who have completed the first year of university or college and are returning to school within the calendar year. Scholarships are awarded annually at the Branch Annual Meeting in February.
Scholarship Application Requirements
A) Can be used at any officially recognized post-secondary institution.
B) Must have completed at least the first year of university/college; and must be returning to school within the calendar year.
C) Any field of study will qualify but a post-secondary program in/or related to agriculture, science or business with a demonstrated interest in dairy might be preferable.
D) Up to $2000 to be awarded at the discretion of the youth committee
A) Must be a regular or junior member of the Alberta Branch Holstein Canada, or a son/daughter of a member.
B) Selection will be based on farm involvement, community participation, extra circular activities and academic standings.
C) The student's most recent post-secondary transcripts, a resume and required essay must accompany application form.
D) The required 500 to 1000 word essay must explain farm involvement, volunteer experience along with future employment ambitions. 6 (Six) judges from members at large will select winners.
E) No individual will be eligible for a second award.