DCHA Scholarship

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association
Higher Education Scholarship

The 2013 scholarship deadline has passed. Please check back for 2014 information.


Instructions and Information

Each year the Dairy Calf & Heifer Association (DCHA) offers a scholarship for $1000. This scholarship is awarded to a student currently enrolled in agriculture or a related field at an accredited College or University. Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-high school education. A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements for consideration. [ Click Here to Apply Now ]


Applicants must: 

  • Be a member of DCHA, or the son, daughter or legal dependent of a DCHA member 
  • Have completed at least one year of post-high school education
  • Be attending an accredited college/university
  • Be enrolled in a field of agriculture (e.g., food science, horticulture, animal/veterinary science, agricultural technical course, etc.) or in a course of study with relevance to agriculture

To Apply

Applicants must submit the following with their DCHA Scholarship Application Cover Sheet: 

  • Resume
  • Complete collegiate transcript (including term just completed)
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from college/university faculty member)
  • A 400-word typed essay underscoring career goals, future involvement in agriculture, and the importance of agriculture to our world
  • Photo suitable for publication (5x7 or greater)

Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2013, and returned to:

DCHA Scholarship
c/o Amanda Jackson
16020 Swingley Ridge Road, Suite 300
Chesterfield, MO 63017

or emailed to: ajackson@amrms.com 

Award Process 

  • The DCHA Board of Directors will review the applications and will choose a recipient. 
  • The winner will be recognized during the DCHA Annual Meeting, Friday, April 5, 2013.
  • Payment will be made directly to the student upon proof of fall term enrollment. 
  • A scholarship shall be used in the year following the award. In the event the scholarship is not used within a year's time, the recipient must provide a written request for extension. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture.

For further information, please contact DCHA at 877-HEIFERS or email ajackson@amrms.com.

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