NDS / Klussendorf/McKown Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 15

Awarded By

National Dairy Shrine

Award Amount

$1,500 annually, non-renewable. Previous scholarship winners may not reapply; previous applicants who did not win a scholarship may reapply if still qualified.


Seven awards offered annually. The Klussendorf Association will award three scholarships, and the McKown/Klussendorf Fund will award four scholarships.

Additional Information

Applicants must demonstrate leadership, participation in extracurricular activities, and a special interest and ability in showing dairy cattle in their best natural form. Past, present or potential members of dairy cattle judging teams will receive special consideration. Youth affiliated with all dairy breeds are encouraged to apply; however, the McKown scholarships will give preference to youth from predominantly Holstein backgrounds. The winners will be recognized at the National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the National Dairy Shrine (NDS) website. Each student should download the application and type in his/her responses. The file should then be saved as KLU.Last Name.Fir ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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