VERONA, Wis. — National Dairy Herd Information Association is offering $750 scholarships to full-time incoming and continuing students at technical and two-year and four-year colleges/universities.
National DHIA will award approximately 20 $750 scholarships. Generous contributions from National DHIA members, friends and supporters help fund these scholarships.
To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a member of National DHIA.
Judges will evaluate applicants based on scholastic achievements, leadership, community activities and work experience, experience and knowledge of DHIA, and response to questions on the application. Applications are due Oct. 15. Recipients will be announced at the 2015 National DHIA annual meeting.
To apply for a National DHIA scholarship, log on to www.dhia.org and download and complete the electronic application form. For more information, contact Holly Thompson, National DHIA scholarship committee chair, at lilvaledairy<\@>aol.com or 507-534-4347; or JoDee Sattler, National DHIA communications and events manager, 608-848-6455, ext. 112 or jdsattler<\@>dhia.org.