Delmarva Poultry Industry has announced the opening of its 2014 Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. College Scholarship Program. Applications are being accepted for undergraduate and graduate scholarships that are available to residents of the Delmarva Peninsula in the amount of $1,500 or more.
Undergraduate applicants must be Delmarva residents and students in good standing at any accredited, degree-granting institution in the United States, or in the case of graduating high school seniors, accepted to an accredited, degree-granting institution in the United States. Individuals must have an academic major in a subject area relevant to Delmarva’s chicken industry and be planning a career in a segment of this industry. An official transcript must accompany each application.
Graduate student applicants must meet the above criteria and the individual must be engaged in research that directly benefits Delmarva’s chicken industry.
Although an applicant is not required to have a family member or a family business that is a member of DPI, extra points will be awarded to those with a DPI connection. Previous recipients, if still eligible, may reapply.
Applications must be completed and received at the following address by April 1, 2014: DPI College Scholarship Program, 16686 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947-4881.
Application forms and more scholarship information are available from Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. at 800-878-2449 (302-856-9037 in Sussex County), or at www.dpichicken.org. Click on College Scholarships in the left menu column.