Student Leader Scholarship

The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association offers ten $3,000 scholarships to undergraduate students annually to directly support Student Leader Scholarships.

The purpose of these scholarships is to provide recognition, encouragement, and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in academic programs that support the dairy industry. Of these monetary awards, one is specifically designated for an incoming freshman.

To qualify, students must:

  • Be a Pennsylvania resident,
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working in the dairy industry in the future,
  • Be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a related field of study or 
  • Be a high school senior planning to enroll in a related field of study

Note: Related field of study includes Dairy and Animal Science, Ag Marketing and Business, Nutrition, Food Science, Ag and Extension Education, Ag Business Management, Ag Engineering or related fields

Applications are closed. 

Congratulations to our 2021 Student Leader Scholarship Winners!

Questions? Contact Michelle Shearer, Workforce Development Manager, Dairy Excellence Foundation, at 570-768-8316 or by email at