NDS/Klussendorf/McKown Scholarship

The Klussendorf Association is there to support younger generations by awarding three $1,500 scholarships, while the McKown/Klussendorf Fund will offer four $1,500 scholarships.

These awards are provided by donations from Chris Kampf, the McKown family and from Klussendorf members and friends.

Full Description

The winners will be recognized at the National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet.

Who's eligible?

The committee has set some eligibility requirements that students must meet.

They need to be in their first, second, or third year at a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Canada and pursuing a degree in dairy science, animal science, agri-business, or other related major.

Actually, they need to demonstrate their interest in pursuing a career in the dairy industry.

Youth affiliated with all dairy breeds are encouraged to apply for these scholarships;

You should have in mind that the McKown scholarships will give preference to youth from predominately Holstein backgrounds.

Applicants need to show leadership, participation in extracurricular activities as well.

How to Apply

You should first get acquainted with the eligibility requirements and if eligible, you should follow the application guidelines.

You should visit the official website, download the application form and type in your responses, save the file as KLU.Last Name.First Name.doc.  and email it to info@dairyshrine.org.

For the Klussendorf / McKown Scholarship application, you will have to speak about your dairy cattle experiences and in 200 words or less, you will have to answer the following questions: Why do you want to be part of the U.S. or Canadian dairy industry’s future? What role do you wish to pursue? How are you preparing yourself for this role?

Also, you are required to mail an official transcript showing all college courses and grades to either mail or email address.

  • National Dairy Shrine
  • PO Box 725
  • Denmark, WI  54208
  • Phone:  920-863-6333
  • Email:  info@dairyshrine.org

Applicants will receive a confirmation email after May 1st about their submission of the application form.

All Applications and transcripts submission can be done from March 1 until April 15, when the application process finishes.

Late and incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

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