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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.
Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 8
Applicants must be under the age of 23 and pursuing four-year degrees at U.S. institutions in the following major areas: dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology or pre-vet/veterinary sciences. Selection is based on exceptional leadership ability, demonstrated service to the community and financial need.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8
Applicants must be majoring in one of the following fields: food science, food technology, food service management, dietetics, agricultural business management or some non-agricultural fields. Students must be residents of or planning to attend a college in Wisconsin. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: July 1
Applicants must be Wisconsin residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted into a postsecondary institution that is either located in the state of Wisconsin or that has a reciprocal enrollment agreement with Wisconsin. They must be or plan to be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate academic program that is related to food science, environmental sanitation or dairy science. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be Iowa residents who are enrolled at or who plan to enroll at a two-year or four-year postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must be majoring in or have plans to major in an agriculture-related undergraduate program that focuses on swine production. They must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15
Applicants must be Virginia residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will need to submit three letters of reference, a short essay explaining why they have chosen a graduate degree in Food Science/Nutritional Science. Applicants should have a goal of helping to address food insecurity in our communities.