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Midwest Dairy announces call for Illinois division of Midwest Dairy scholarship applications

January 10, 2022


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Midwest Dairy is offering $1,000 educational scholarships

Midwest Dairy announced they are now seeking students to apply for the Illinois division educational scholarship for the 2022 -2023 academic school year. High school, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited to apply by March 1, 2022. Students can apply by visiting

Recipients of the Illinois division educational scholarship will receive $1,000 scholarships. The applicant must be considered or accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college. The applicant or applicant’s parents/guardians/grandparents/sibling must own a dairy farm located in the state of Illinois or they must be employed on a dairy farm located in the state of Illinois. Midwest Dairy is proud to offer these scholarships as we are committed to investing in creating dairy advocates as well as developing the next generation of dairy leaders.

“The Illinois Division Scholarship is about recognizing young dairy leaders who are committed to building the dairy industry and carrying it forward into the future,” said Kendra Anderson, Midwest Dairy Manager of Farmer Relations, IL. “It’s a privilege to recognize the achievements of these young dairy leaders with this scholarship program and be a helping hand as they flourish in the industry.

Last year, six young dairy leaders were awarded the Illinois division educational scholarship. These students are now enrolled at universities across the country, including the University of Illinois, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and Illinois State University.

For more information about the Illinois division educational scholarship, please visit

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