NDS / McCullough Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,750

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Monday
Awarded By:

National Dairy Shrine

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must major in dairy/animal science with a communications emphasis or agricultural journalism with a dairy/animal science emphasis, and intend to work in the dairy industry following graduation.
  4. Must be a high school senior planning to enroll at a four-year college or university.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. high school seniors planning to major in dairy/animal science with a communications emphasis or agricultural journalism with a dairy/animal science emphasis are eligible for this award. Students must intend to have a career in dairy communications or journalism.

Application requirements for the NDS / McCullough Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Marshall McCullough Scholarship is awarded annually in honor of Marshall McCullough, widely known nutrition researcher and educator. From the written applications received, an anonymous selection committee appointed by the National Dairy Shrine will determine three or four finalists. The finalists will be asked to submit a video responding to specific questions about the dairy industry.

Award Amount: The first-place winner receives $2,000, and the second-place winner receives $1,500. Half of the money is awarded during the National Dairy Shrine Awards, with the second half available following successful completion of the student's freshman year. Recipients will be asked to submit their most recent grade transcripts and proof of enrollment in the first term of their sophomore year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,750.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 15

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 MC.Last Name.First Name.doc and emailed to the address provided. The applicant must also submit one letter of recommendation, an acceptance letter from his/her college/university, and an official transcript showing all high school courses and grades. The letters must be emailed to the address provided, and the transcript must be mailed to the address provided. (Only one transcript is required for all scholarships for which the student wishes to apply, although separate applications must be submitted.) Applications must be submitted by midnight CST on the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: P.O. Box 725 Denmark, Wisconsin 54208

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