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Md. Dairy Shrine offering scholarships

MIDDLETOWN, Md. -- The Maryland Dairy Shrine announces scholarships are available to dairy youths for 2014. The number and amount of the scholarships will be determined by committee. Applicant must be a current junior member or prior junior member of a Maryland dairy breed organization (22 years of age or younger as of 12/31 of the award year). Applicants must be currently attending a 2-year or 4-year college with a major of their choice.

Applications can be found on the University of Maryland dairy extension website (http://dairy.umd.edu). Proof of enrollment and official academic transcript from college attending must be attached. Current wallet size head shot photo must be included with application. Application must be typed using one inch margins, a minimum of 12-point font and should not exceed the space allotted on application form (or you will be disqualified). Applications must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2014 to Mary King. Previous winners are not eligible to win.

Recipients of the Maryland Dairy Shrine Scholarships will be announced at the Maryland Dairy Convention on Saturday, February 22. Applicants are encouraged to attend the banquet.