National Poultry and Food Distributors Association Scholarship Foundation Seeking Applicants

The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship Foundation awards five $4,000 scholarships to students in the fields of poultry science, food science, agricultural economics/marketing, food marketing and all other areas of study related to the poultry and food industry.

Each applicant must:

  • Be a college junior or senior during the upcoming school year 
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student 
  • Be pursuing a poultry or related agricultural degree, i.e. Agricultural Business, Poultry Science, Food Science, Animal Science, Food Marketing, Ag. Econ, and other related business and agricultural degrees. 
  • Provide his or her sealed official transcript. Must be the official Transcript and stamped for authentication. 
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from his or her Dean, Department Head, and/or advisor. 
  • Complete the application 
  • Provide a one-page letter describing his or her goals and aspirations 

In late spring, the scholarship committee will review all applicants. The scholarship winners are chosen based on their aspirations, extra-curricular activities, as well as their academic progress. Winners will be contacted via phone call in July. Everyone else will receive an email.

Interested students may apply for the 2018-2019 academic year scholarships by completing the online application. The online application can be accessed here – applicants should create an account to complete the application. You can open your account and return to it anytime. You may upload supporting documents and fill out the application and essay on line. 

The application, transcript and letter of endorsement must reach the NPFDA office no later than May 31, 2018. Only official transcripts will be considered after May 31, 2018 due to the short time frame between the end of the semester and the deadline. 
NPFDA Scholarship Foundation, Inc 
2014 Osbourne Rd 
Saint Marys, GA 31558 
Phone: (770) 535-9901 
Fax: (770) 535-7385

Posted: March 15, 2018


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