The Wayne County Dairy Service Unit (DSU) offers a scholarship to provide financial assistance to students in Wayne County that intend to go on to post-high school education in the field of agriculture, with a special interest in the dairy industry. At least one scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants.
Applicants for the scholarship must be a resident of Wayne County at the time of application, have graduated from an accredited high school program or be in their senior year, and have an agricultural background with interest towards continuing in agriculture. Special consideration is given to those applicants with a dairy background, involvement in a 4-H or FFA dairy project or having employment in a dairy based business. Applications for the scholarship are due to the Wayne County Extension office by February 17, 2015.
Scholarship applications are available on the Wayne County Extension web site at: http://go.osu.edu/vU5. Outstanding Dairy Youth Award ($250) nominations are also due February 17, 2015. The nomination forms and more information about this award are also available on the Wayne County Extension Office website at: http://go.osu.edu/vU7.