Scholarships

Maryland Holstein Association Scholarship

The Maryland Holstein Association would like to invite any Maryland 4-H/FFA youth who is currently enrolled or has been enrolled in a Holstein dairy project, to apply for the Maryland Holstein Scholarship.  The youth must be enrolled in a 2yr or 4yr college, vocational school or graduate program. 

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the scholarship application and email or mail completed applications to:

Dee Shafer
5937 Broad Run Rd.
Jefferson, MD 21755
shafdon@aol.com

Kelly Zepp
2700 Rowe Rd.
New Windsor, MD 21776
zredcows@gmail.com

Scholarship applications must be postmarked or emailed, no later than April 15th.

Gene Iager Agricultural Scholarship

A five thousand ($5,000) scholarship will be offered to Maryland youth who have/had a dairy project (any breed) and are enrolled in a four-year college of agriculture program. This scholarship is being made available by Eugene (Gene) Iager, a Howard County dairy and grain farmer and businessman. Mr. Iager exhibits mostly registered Holstein cattle, along with a few other breeds, and has shown many quality animals.

To be considered for a scholarship applicants must be:

Qualifications:
1. Available to all Maryland dairy youth who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in a dairy project (any breed).
2. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in any agricultural program in the college of their choice.
3. Available to second semester freshmen through entering seniors.

Stipulations:
1.   One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually and may be won one time
2.   The winner will be notified by the Scholarship Committee.
3.   Scholarships will be awarded at the 4-H Dairy Show at the Maryland State Fair.

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Gene Iager Scholarship 2022 blank application and email or mail completed applications to:

Scholarship applications must be postmarked or emailed, no later than July 15.

Kelly Zepp
2700 Rowe Rd.
New Windsor, MD 21776
zredcows@gmail.com

Dee Shafer
5937 Broad Run Rd.
Jefferson, MD 21755
shafdon@aol.com



National Holstein Women’s Scholarship Organization     

The NHWSO application can be found at www.nhwsoscholarship.com/scholarship-application/ or downloaded here.

Please return application by February 18, 2022 (emailed) to: nhwsoapplications@gmail.com

For more information, please contact:
Julie Ashton, NHWSO Scholarship Coordinator 
Phone: 815.766.0045 | Email: julie@cowsmo.com


For additional scholarships available to dairy youth visit: https://ansc.umd.edu/extension/dairy-extension/dairy-youth

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