This post was last updated on February 28th, 2017 at 05:17 pm

Deadline: April 3, 2017

Eligibility: Applications are being accepted for undergraduate and graduate scholarships that are available in the amount of $1,500 or more.

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 official 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.

Although an applicant is not required to have a family member or a family business that is a member of DPI, membership in DPI could be a deciding factor when applicants are otherwise evenly matched. Previous recipients, if still eligible, may reapply.

Award: $1,500 or more. Award recipients may reapply.

Application forms for both undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available at
Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.
16686 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-9799 (fax)