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MDIA welcomes scholarships applications

FREDERICK, Md. -- The Maryland Dairy Industry Association (MDIA) offers two $500 and one $1000 Boyd Cook Memorial Scholarships to MDIA members or their dependents. The scholarships will be awarded at the Maryland Dairy Convention on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center at the FSK Mall in Frederick.

The scholarship is named for past MDIA board member Boyd Cook, who made many contributions to the dairy industry.

Applications are due Jan. 15th. Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students enrolled in a 2- or 4-year college and graduate/professional school students. Applicants can win each award level only once. MDIA offers student-level membership.

For the scholarship application or an MDIA membership application, call 301-349-0750, e-mail secretary@marylanddairyindustry.org or kieraf@umd.edu, or visit www.ansc.umd.edu/extension/dairy and click on scholarships.