Deadline: September 15, 2021 *Extended until 9/24/21*
Dairy farm employees and their families are a vital part of Washington dairy farms and Dairy Farmers of Washington is committed to providing resources to help continue their education. One grand-prize recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship and two (2) runners up will each receive $1,500.
Applications may be submitted from August 1, 2021 through September 15, 2021 (*Extended until 9/24/21*). Please contact Jeff Steele ([email protected]) for any questions.
The applicant must be employed by a Washington dairy farm in good standing. Immediate family members of Washington dairy farm employees are also eligible. Scholarship funds may be used toward a college program, trade school or community college for the 2021-2022 academic year.
All applications will be evaluated by a committee designated by Dairy Farmers of Washington based on answers to essay questions and other short-answer questions included in the application.
Applications including all required materials (outlined in application form) can be submitted electronically below, emailed to [email protected], or mailed to the Dairy Farmers of Washington office (4201 198th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036). Please add “Dairy Farm Employee Scholarship” to the subject line. All components of the application must be completed for consideration, including letters of recommendation.
Scholarship awards can be used to pay tuition and fees for enrollment or attendance at an educational institution to include colleges, universities, or vocational schools. Scholarships must be used within the following year of being awarded.