Since 1985, DPI has awarded more than $120,000 to college and graduate students through its College Scholarship Program.
Applications for the 2019 round of undergraduate and graduate scholarships in the amount of $1,500 or more are being accepted.
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.
Applications must be completed and received at the following address on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 5, 2019: DPI College Scholarship Program, 16686 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947-4881. Late, incomplete, or handwritten applications will not be considered. DPI membership on the part of the applicant or his/her family is not required and has no effect on the selection process. For complete instructions, requirements and an application form:
2019 College Scholarship Golf Tournament
The DPI scholarships are funded by DPI's 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 5, 2019 at Green Hill Country Club near Quantico, Maryland. Mark your calendar now - we'll share registration and sponsorship information as the date draws closer.