Since 1985, DPI has awarded more than $108,000 to college and graduate students through its College Scholarship Program. The scholarships are funded by DPI's College Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Applications for the 2018 round are being accepted for undergraduate and graduate scholarships that are available in the amount of $1,500 or more. Applications must be completed and received at the following address on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 2, 2018: DPI College Scholarship Program, 16686 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947-4881. Late, incomplete, or handwritten applications will not be considered.
Undergraduate applicants must be a Delmarva resident and a student 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 within 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 academic transcript must accompany each application.
Graduate student applicants must meet the above criteria, with the exception of Delmarva residency. In addition, the individual must be engaged in research that could positively benefit Delmarva's chicken industry.
To download complete instructions, requirements and application forms due on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 2, 2018 for both the undergraduate and graduate scholarships, click the download button.
College Scholarship Golf Tournament
Want to support this scholarship for future leaders of the industry? Come play golf with us, or claim a sponsorship opportunity, during DPI's annual College Scholarship Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Green Hill Country Club near Quantico, Maryland. Mark your calendar now - we'll share registration and sponsorship information as the date draws closer.