• Scholarship

  • Each year the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) offers a $1,000 scholarship. Students currently enrolled in an agriculture-related field at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply. A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements for consideration.

    Applicants must:

    •    Be a member of DCHA, or the son, daughter or legal dependent of a DCHA member
    •    Have completed at least one year of post-high school education
    •    Be attending an accredited college or university
    •    Be enrolled in a field of agriculture (e.g., dairy science, animal/veterinary science, agricultural technical course, ag communications, ag business, etc.) or in a course of study with relevance to agriculture

    Submit the following with the scholarship application:

    •    Resume
    •    Complete collegiate transcript (including term just completed)
    •    One letter of recommendation from college/university faculty member
    •    Up to a one-page typed essay underscoring career goals, future involvement in agriculture and the importance of agriculture to our world
    •    High-resolution photo suitable for print and digital usage

    Applications must be received by end of business day on Wednesday, February 20, 2020. Email completed applications to jodee@calfandheifer.org.


    •    DCHA Board of Directors will review the applications and select a recipient
    •    The recipient will be recognized during the DCHA Annual Meeting on April 9, 2020
    •    Payment will be made directly to the student upon proof of fall term enrollment
    •    The scholarship must be used in the year following the award

    For more information and questions, please contact DCHA at 855-400-DCHA or info@calfandheifer.org.