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Scholarship Program

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Minnesota Milk's Scholarship Program

Each year Minnesota Milk Producers Association raises funds for our scholarship program during the auction at the Minnesota Milk Dairy Conference & Expo.  Since 2006, more than $63,000 has been distributed through this program. 


Minnesota Milk will be awarding 12 - $1,000 scholarships to students continuing their education within the dairy industry.  At least 2 of the 12 scholarships will be awarded to students attending a 2-year program.  To apply, students must meet all criteria listed below and submit all application materials to Minnesota Milk before the deadline.  Please contact our office toll-free at 1-877-577-0741 or with any additional questions.


To apply, you must meet all criteria listed below: 

  1. Applicant’s family must be a current producer member or employee of a current producer member of Minnesota Milk Producers Association.
  2. Applicant is not an immediate family member of any MMPA director or staff.
  3. Applicant is not a previous recipient of a MMPA scholarship.
  4. Applicant must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year post-secondary school.
  5. Priority will be given to applicants pursuing a post-secondary education in a dairy-related field.
  6. Applicants will be evaluated on contributions to and involvement in the dairy industry, leadership, career plans, and academic standing.
  7. Scholarships will be paid after January 2020 with verification of at least one quarter/semester has been completed, with a receipt or proof of expenses (tuition, books, or transcript) as well as verification that the producer membership of the farm in the application is in good standing and current.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicant must complete the Scholarship Application.
  2. Applicant must provide a current school transcript.  (An "unofficial" copy is acceptable.)
  3. Applicant must complete and submit all application materials by the deadline to:

Minnesota Milk Producers Association
108 Marty Drive, Suite 2, Buffalo, MN 55313
E-mail: | Fax: 763-355-9686


Application materials must be received by Friday, May 31, 2019.

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