Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative will award five $2,000 secondary education scholarships to its membership. Two scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled in college or university or a two-year technical, junior or community college. Three scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors.
Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or college undergraduates. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited four-year college or university or a two-year program at a technical, junior or community college. The area of study does not need to be agriculture related.
“Edge believes that education remains the foundation of progress. This program is a testament to that belief,” Edge CEO Tim Trotter said. “By investing back into our members, we not only create opportunities for them but build better rural communities for our farms."
Only dependents of Edge members qualify.
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, leadership, participation in school and community activities, academic honors, goals and aspirations, recommendations and work experience.Applications must be submitted through the online application portal by May 1.