Applications being accepted for 2021 Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Booster Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the 2021 Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Booster Scholarship. One to two scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to Columbiana County Dairy Industry family members attending an institution of higher learning, depending on the number of applications received. Scholarships are to be applied toward tuition, books, housing, etc.

Applicants must be a member of a Columbiana County family whose primary occupation is directly involved in the Dairy Industry, including but not limited to Dairy Cattle Milk Production, Dairy Cattle Heifer Raising, and Dairy Equipment/Supplies/Supplement Sales (providing Dairy is the primary focus of Sales). Students must prove enrollment, or submit a letter of admission, to a two- or four-year institution of higher learning or graduate school.

Those applying are not required to limit their educational choice to an agricultural related field. Students must be considered a full-time student. Applicants must maintain at least a B or 3.0 grade point average. Previous scholarship recipients may not reapply.

Scholarship forms may be obtained from:

Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters, C/O Pam Herron, 3836 Woodsdale Road, Salem, Ohio 44460; Phone: 330-222-1637; Email: jayherron@frontier.com

Students must return a completed application, letter of admission and include two letters of reference. Also, each application must include an official high school or college transcript for the applicant.

All applications must be postmarked by Saturday, March 6, 2021. Any application not fulfilling these requirements will not be considered for the award.

The decision of a committee of judges appointed by the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters will be final.

The committee will judge the applications by number only. No names will be made available to the judges. The award will be made on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or religious affiliation.


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