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Applications open for $1,000 dairy association scholarships

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The National Dairy Herd Information Association is accepting applications for as many as 12 $1,000 scholarships for 2021.  Applicants must be full-time, incoming or continuing students at technical and two-year and four-year colleges/universities.

To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, family member of a DHI employee, or employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a member of National DHIA. Arizona DHIA, Central Counties DHIA, CentralStar Cooperative Inc.-DHI Services, Dairy Lab Services, Dairy One Cooperative Inc., DHI Cooperative Inc., Idaho DHIA, Indiana State Dairy Association, Lancaster DHIA, Minnesota DHIA, Rocky Mountain DHIA, Tennessee DHIA, United Federation of DHIAs, VAS/AgSource Dairy and Washington State DHIA are National DHIA members.

The scholarship selection committee will evaluate applicants based on scholastic achievements, leadership, community activities, work experience, knowledge of and experience with DHIA, and responses to questions on the application. Applications are due Nov. 30, 2021. Recipients will be announced at the 2022 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 JoDee Sattler, National DHIA scholarship coordinator, at 414-587-5839 or jdsattler@dhia.org.

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