DCHA Calls for Annual Scholarship Program Applicants

12/21/2013 7:00 AM

MADISON, Wis. — The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.

The goal of this long-standing scholarship program is to invest in the future of the dairy industry by offering scholastic support to outstanding agriculture-focused students.

“As an organization focused on the future, we feel very strongly about investing in our industry’s youth,” said Jack Banker, calf and heifer raiser and current DCHA president. “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders and we are pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship opportunity to the DCHA membership this year to help shape our industry’s leaders.”

A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements for consideration. To apply for the scholarship, applicants must:

Be a member of DCHA, or the son, daughter or legal dependent of a DCHA member.

Have completed at least one year of post-high school education.

Be attending an accredited college or university.

Be enrolled in a field of agriculture such as food science, horticulture, animal/veterinary science, agricultural technical course, ag communications, etc., or in a course of study with relevance to agriculture.

To download a copy of the application, go to http://bit.ly/DCHAScholarship_2014.

Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 14, 2014, and can be emailed to info<\@>calfandheifer.org or mailed to P.O. Box 1752, Madison, WI 53701.

The 2014 DCHA scholarship recipient will be recognized during the 2014 DCHA annual conference, April 1-3, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

For more information or to join DCHA visit www.calfandheifer.org, call 855-400-3242 or email info<\@>calfandheifer.org.

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