(RESTON, Va., November 19, 2021) – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) has released its 2022 scholarship application for the cooperative’s scholarship program. Every year the cooperative awards five $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. Thanks to the MDVA Fund, the cooperative can offer additional scholarships to deserving students.

To be eligible, applicants must be the son, daughter, grandchild or employee of an active co-op member, or the child of a Maryland & Virginia employee. Students must also be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited two or four-year college or university program.

The application requires that students submit a cover letter and resume, as well as responses to essay questions, an official school transcript, and a letter of recommendation by February 18, 2022. Winners will be selected and announced in early April 2022.

For an application, go to https://bit.ly/2022MDVAscholarship. For more information, contact Daniela Roland at 814-386-8000 or via email droland@mdvamilk.com

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About Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is a community of 900 dairy farm families in 13 states passionate about cultivating dairy goodness and bottling fresh Maola brand milk and dairy products. Our farmer-owned cooperative owns five dairy processing plants that process more than three billion pounds of milk annually. Our diverse portfolio of dairy products are then distributed to consumers in the United States and ingredients customers worldwide. Our cooperative is a leader in sustainability, partnering across the supply chain to deliver sustainable solutions to our member farms. We take pride in supporting the educational and nutritional needs of the communities in our milkshed through our MDVA Fund. For more information about Maryland & Virginia, visit www.mdvamilk.com.

Contact: Daniela Roland, droland@mdvamilk.com, or 814-386-8000