Belleville Cheese Warehouse Scholarships – Cowsmo

Belleville Cheese Warehouse Scholarships

Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) has an annual scholarship program to commemorate the valuable role the Belleville Cheese Warehouse had in the dairy industry over many years.

The program offers up to four $3,000 scholarships to students entering a degree or diploma program in agriculture.

Eligibility criteria for these scholarships include:

  • the applicant must be a child of a DFO licensed dairy producer (children of current Board members are not eligible);
  • the child must be entering the first semester of an agricultural degree or diploma program; and,
  • must have achieved an average of 75% or greater in Grade 12 credits (average of best six).

Selection criteria will be based on:

  • academic achievement;
  • future career plans;
  • other entrance scholarship awards received or pending in 2014; and
  • demonstrated leadership in secondary school and/or community activities.

If awarded, the scholarship will be payable in two equal installments, one in the first semester and one in the following semester, based on satisfactory achievement.

Completed  application forms must be sent to Dairy Farmers of Ontario by August 29, 2014.

For more information please contact Anna Garisto at 905-821-8970 or [email protected].

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