Kildee Scholarship (Advanced Study)
Awarded by National Dairy Shrine
The scholarship is offered in honour of late H.H. Kildee, Dean Emeritus at Iowa State University, whose counsel, encouragement and teaching inspired many of today's dairy leaders, for graduate study to a student who excelled in dairy cattle judging.
The winners will be recognized at the National Dairy Shrine award banquet.
The awards are based on rank in the national contests, academic standing, leadership ability, student activities, interest and experience with dairy cattle and future plans.
Applicants must submit the application form along with 2 letters of recommendation, one from department head and other from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant's activities and academic achievements. An official transcript showing all courses should also be submittted. Applications available at external link.
Founded in 1949 by a small group of visionary dairy leaders, National Dairy Shrine brings together dairy producers, scientists, students, educators, marketers and others who share a desire to preserve the dairy heritage and keep the dairy industry strong by encouraging students to get included in dairy related studies.