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Dairy Cattle Judging 2019

Through the support of alumni, industry and friends Dairy and Food Science students are supported through many scholarships totaling over $153,000 and including scholarships for incoming students, upper class and graduate students. A list of all Dairy Science scholarships is provided below. Awards are made at the Dairy and Food Science scholarships and awards banquet in the second week of April.

Other scholarship opportunities are also available to Dairy and Food Science students, e.g., from the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board, FFA, Duane Rath Foundation, Institute of Food Technologists and others. These will be announced as they become available.


Agropur Hull, IA  Dairy Manufacturing$2,000
Agropur Hull, IA  Dairy Production$2,000
Agropur/Jay Headley Memorial$750
Alfred Herman Rishoi Memorial (2 @ $550)$1,200
Associated Milk Producers, Inc.$1,000
bel brands USA$3,000
Clyde G. Helsper Memorial$2,000
Dairy Club (7 @ $500)$3,500
Dairy Connection$1,500
Dairy Farmers of America$400
Dairy Fest (2 @ $500)$1,000
Dairy Science (Several)$6,800
David A. Thompson Manufacturing/Food$5,000
David A. Thompson Manufacturing$5,000
David H. Henry Memorial$950
David J. and Darlene K. Schingoethe


Dean Foods - Sioux Falls$2,000
Derdall $750
Dr. Vikram Mistry Endowment$2,100
Ed and Jennifer Bick- Food Science$1,000
Emery Bartle Memorial$7,500
George Marx$1,100
Gibert T. & Olga Gilbertson Memorial$450
H.C. Olson$500
Harbarth (2 @ $2,000)$4,000
Horatio Alger Association Mark and Mary Davis$5,000
Howard Voelker Freshman Dairy Production$1,000
Idaho Milk Processors Association (2 @ $2000)$4,000
James Marvel Memorial$350
Joe E. Schuch$2,000
John Anderson Memorial (2 @ $3000)$6,000
John C. Gross$1,000
Joseph Van Treek$1,500
Kemps, LLC.$1,500
Kenneth I. Gross$1,000
Kirk and Dorothy Mears Memorial $1,000
Land O'Lakes$250
Leprino Foods$4,000
Midwest Dairy Association (2 @ $3500, 3 @ $1000)$10,000
MN Institute of Food Technologists$1,000
Non-Dairy Science Student Dairy Club$1,500
North Central Cheese Ind. Assoc. (1 @ $2,000, 3 @ $1500)$6,500
Ode Family$500
Pete Behrends Memorial$2,950
Ralph Rogers Memorial$350
Robert Chamberlin - Food Science$950
Rogers Dairy$1,000
Ross Baker$500
Royal D. and Helen B. Doner in Dairy Production$400
Ryan Graber Memorial$1,000
Saputo Cheese$2,000
Schreiber Foods$5,000
SD Dairy Field Representative Scholarship funded by the Central Plains Dairy Foundation (3 @ $1000, 1 @ $2000)$5,000
SD Dairy Field Representative Scholarship funded by the Central Plains Dairy Foundation - Clyde Helsper$1,000
SDState Dairy Association (2 @ $1500, 2 @ $1000)$6,500
Shirley Seas Memorial$450
Susan Hawkins$2,000
T. M. Olson$65
Todd and Erica Stahl$1,000
Valley Queen Cheese Factory$7,500
Valley Queen Cheese Factory Freshman$2,000
Walt and Yvonne Wosje$2,000
William and Marge Kallemeyn & Sons $1,300


Alfred and Hilde Tobkin Memorial (7 awards)$700
Arnold Hippen Dairy Challenge (4 awards)$800
Dairy Judging Manufacturing$150
Dairy Judging Production$150
Delbert and Robert Breazeale Memorial$2,100

Forbes Leadership

Howard Voelker Memorial (4 awards)$532
LeRoy Graber-Ford$300