ADADC Scholarship Applications Available

10/20/2012 7:00 AM

NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Each year, the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, Inc. offers two $500 scholarships, both to college students who are pursuing careers in agriculture.

The scholarship is available to a former dairy princess who has completed one year of college and is pursuing a career in dairy product marketing, dairy manufacturing, home economics, agricultural communications or journalism. The scholarship is based on the application and a 400-word essay discussing the applicant’s commitment to a career in the dairy industry.

The other scholarship, the Leo Briggs Memorial Scholarship, is available to any college student who has exhibited leadership in dairy promotion. This reward is based on the application and a 400-word essay, the scholarship will be awarded to an individual with an interest in agriculture or dairy product nutrition. It will be applied towards the studies at a college or university approved by the Leo Briggs Trustees.

To receive an application, contact Joanne Tills at 315-472-9143 or jtills<\@> All applications must be postmarked by Nov. 19.

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