Posted: December 19, 2018

Apply Now for Scholarships for Students Pursuing Dairy Industry Education through Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative.

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for its annual scholarship program. The cooperative will award five $1,000 scholarships and - thanks to generous contributions from members, staff, industry partners and supporters - is able to award additional scholarships to deserving students. Scholarships are available to students pursuing a career in the dairy industry.

To be eligible for a Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers scholarship, students must be the son, daughter, or employee of a current co-op member or the son or daughter of a Maryland & Virginia employee. They must also be enrolled at a two- or four-year accredited college, university, or trade school. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 22, 2019. Winners will be selected based on their responses to essay questions, financial need, leadership activities and their career aspirations. Applications are available on the Maryland & Virginia website at or by calling 800-552-1976.

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is a community of dairy farm families passionate about cultivating dairy goodness. Founded in 1920, the cooperative's farmers produce more than three billion pounds of milk a year for consumers and manufacturers worldwide. Our dairy farm families take pride in creating dairy products people crave, operating with passion and integrity, responsibly caring for our resources and providing a rewarding livelihood for our farmers and employees.