Scholarships in Dairy Science

NDS/DMI Milk Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in his/her sophomore or junior year of a four-year college. Two letters of recommendation with at least one from a faculty member in the applicant's major department and an official transcript showing all courses required.

Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA) Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in dairy business/production, dairy sciences, or a related field at the University of Vermont or Vermont Technical College. Academic achievement and community service/involvement must be demonstrated.

Kildee Graduate Scholarships

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have participated in the National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. The top 25 individuals in one of the past three National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest may apply. Two letters of recommendation (including a letter from the department chair and a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant's activities and academic achievements) and an official transcript showing all courses required.

Kildee Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have participated in and rated among the top 25 individuals in one of the most recent national 4-H or National F.F.A. Dairy Judging contests. Two letters of recommendation with at least one from the college is required as well as an official transcript showing all high school courses/grades and completed college work.

Council of Milk Producers League of South Carolina Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA..

James Bartlett Garrison Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Anderson County, SC and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Pauline Hanckel Memorial Dairy Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Draytford and Edna Richardson Animal Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

James Paul Kirkpatrick Endowed Memorial Block and Bridle Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of South Carolina, be an active member of the Block and Bridle Club, and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Robert F. Vaughan Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be interested in beef production, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and be a resident of Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Newberry, Union, or York counties, S.C.

Hampton A. Whetsell III Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Orangeburg County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Abe and Rebecca Chavin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon academic performance and participation in school and civic activities.

William (Bill) Barton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Preference is given to Dairy students.

Dairy Fashions Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be involved with the dairy industry or be majoring in Dairy Production & Management and demonstrate good academic potential and an involvement in extracurricular activities related to agriculture and dairying.