Posted: November 13, 2019

Students who have completed their first full year of college in an agricultural study are encouraged to apply.

Two exemplary students will receive $2,500 scholarships through either the Johnny Daniel Memorial Scholarship or the Wayne Dudley Scholarship. Several other students will receive scholarships of $750-$1,000 in value. The Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship Program provides financial support to eligible college undergraduates in agricultural majors. The program provides additional return to the cooperative's member-owners by supporting the next generation of young people desiring to study and work in the agricultural industry.

The Premier Select Sires, Inc. board of directors has made a commitment to provide money to support this scholarship program on an ongoing annual basis. Premier Select Sires is one of six member cooperatives that form Select Sires, Inc., North America's largest and most successful A.I. company. Covering 23 states in the Eastern United States, Premier is committed to providing member-owners with the genetics, services and products necessary to succeed. Dairy and beef cattle producers can trust Premier Select Sires to deliver all of their genetic, reproductive and herd management needs.

Scholarship forms are available at scholarships, by calling (540) 483-5123; by emailing Laura Williams at or picking an application up in the Office for Undergraduate Education, 101 Agricultural Administration Building.

Completed scholarship applications are due January 31, 2020.