Applications Being Accepted for Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program Scholarships

Philadelphia – Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences with a focus in dairy science or an interest in the dairy industry at Delaware Valley University or the food marketing program at Saint Joseph’s University, are encouraged to apply for two $1,500 scholarships offered by the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program. Application deadline is May 31, 2019.

Scholarship criteria include academic achievement, experience in the dairy industry, and/or preference to marketing dairy foods as part of the student’s undergraduate work. Applicants must be entering sophomore through senior years in the 2019 fall semester at either university.

“We are pleased to offer these scholarships to help support students interested in pursuing dairy-related or food science careers that support the dairy industry,” said Jeff Raney, Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program Chair and dairy farmer from Adamsville, Crawford County. “This worthwhile investment will help prepare future leaders in the the dairy and food industries.”

Interested students can download applications at: Food marketing scholarship: or

Dairy scholarship:

Completed applications and all required documentation must be submitted via email to with subject line “2019 PDPP Scholarship,” or a hard copy by mail to Amy Leslie (address on application), by May 31, 2019. Questions can be directed to Amy Yeiser Leslie at 267-623-3127 or   


About American Dairy Association North East

American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing nearly 11,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit