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NPFDA (National Poultry and Food Distributors Association) Scholarship Foundation

Posted: January 12, 2013

Every year four $1,500.00 scholarships are award to students in the fields of poultry science, food science, agricultural economics/marketing, nutrition and all other areas of study related to the poultry industry.

Interested students may apply for the 2013-14 academic year scholarships by completing the attached application and sending it along with a 1 or 2 page letter explaining their career goals.  They will then need to forward this to their College Dean's Office or Department Head.  It will be necessary for their Dean or Department Head to forward the application, goals, transcripts, and an endorsement of the student to the NPFDA Scholarship Foundation.

Please send to:  The NPFDA Scholarship Foundation, Inc., 2014 Osborne Road, St. Marys, GA 31558.  Application received after the May 31, 2013 deadline will not be considered. 

Selection criteria for the scholarship will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Students must be in their Junior or Senior (college) year when they receive the scholarship - therefore may be a sophomore or Junior when applying.
  • Consideration of academic excellence.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full time student in a U.S. University/College.
  • Past and current involvement in poultry, ag and food related activities.
  • Professional objectives of the student.

Scholarship checks will be forwarded to the Dean/Department Head during the summer and are to be disbursed to the student in equal installments each term after verification of the student's enrollment.  Any unused funds are to be returned to The NPFDA Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

 

NPFDA Scholarship Foundation Application