State Fair Dairy Promotion Board accepting applications for scholarships

Wisconsin State Fair

$1,000 scholarships available to dairy/food students for second semester of 2021-2022 school year

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships for use during the second semester of the 2021-22 school year. Third and fourth-year college students pursuing a dairy-related or food science degree at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply.

Applicants will be evaluated on involvement and leadership in dairy-related activities, scholastic achievement, and career objectives. Finalists will be interviewed in April, with the recipients to be recognized at the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair.

The application is available at Application deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021. If you have questions, please contact Liz Matzke at

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is made up of individuals passionate about promoting Wisconsin’s $45.6 billion dairy industry during the Wisconsin State Fair. Providing educational opportunities for attendees with its interactive Dairy Lane exhibit and cow and goat milking demonstrations while also managing the Real Wisconsin Cheese Grill and Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction, the board helps fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in the dairy industry, and offers volunteer opportunities for dairy youth to get involved. For more information, visit or follow @WSFDairyPromoBoard on Facebook.

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