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Dairy Farmers of America Conference Scholarship

National Black MBA Association® Dairy Farmers of America Corporate Conference Scholarship

The Dairy Farmers of America Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for NBMBAA members to receive funding to participate in the 44th Annual Conference & Career Expo taking place in Atlanta this fall. Thanks to the generosity of our partners at Dairy Farmers of America , 2 scholarships will be awarded to qualified undergraduate/graduate student members.

Founded in 1998, DFA is the largest supplier of raw milk in the world, the third largest global dairy company and the largest U.S. dairy company. DFA is more than a Cooperative of dairy farm families — we’re a community of accountants, scientists, engineers, computer technicians, communicators and more. Whether you’ve stepped foot on a dairy farm or not, there’s a place at DFA for you to make your mark and help feed families down the road and across the world. We have 33 popular brands and over 18,000 employees across the US. We continue to work to create and promote a culture that is welcoming to everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or ability.

This year, Dairy Farmers of America will provide $4,000 in conference scholarship funds for active NBMBAA® undergraduate or graduate student members.

Amount

$4,000.00 Scholarship

* A portion of the funds will be used by the NBMBAA to secure lodging and cover registration costs for each recipient. The remainder of the funds will be dispersed to each recipient to cover the cost of travel and incidentals.

Dairy Farmers of America will provide 2 scholarships, valued at $2,000 each to qualified student members. These funds must be used for members attending the conference in person. The award will be used to cover the cost of a Live in Person registration, travel, and lodging for the conference.

Type

Undergraduate/Graduate student members of NBMBAA currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program at an accredited HBCU institution.

Criteria

  • To be eligible for this scholarship you must: Current undergraduate/graduate student member of NBMBAA
  • 3.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Completion of NBMBAA Scholarship Application
  • Personal Essay Statement (1,000 words or less) on why the student should be selected for the scholarship opportunity
  • Student must attend an accredited HBCU institution

How To Apply

To be considered for the Dairy Farmers of America Scholars Program , you must first complete the NBMBAA scholarship application by clicking the link below. If selected for an award, you will be contacted directly by a member of the NBMBAA Scholarship Committee.

Application Deadline

August 26th, 2022

Scholarship Questions?

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