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Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship Program


$2,500 Johnny Daniel Memorial Scholarship
$2,500 Wayne Dudley Scholarship
$750-$1,000 Additional Scholarships

Premier Select Sires awards up to $20,000 to students within the Premier territory annually through the Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship Program. Each year, scholarship application forms will be available on this webpage in November, and completed applications will be due in January.

Two exemplary students receive $2,500 scholarships through either the Johnny Daniel Memorial Scholarship or the Wayne Dudley Scholarship. Several other students receive scholarships of $750-$1,000 in value.

Eligibility Requirements/Rules

1. The applicant must have completed one academic year of college, and presently be enrolled in an undergraduate agricultural related major. Current college seniors are eligible.

2. Parent, guardian, or applicant must be an active customer in good standing or “user” of Premier Select Sires and reside within the Premier Select Sires membership area.

3. Previous scholarship winners will remain eligible during subsequent award years. However, a person can only receive a $2,500 scholarship once.

The Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship Program provides financial support to eligible college undergraduates in agricultural majors. The program provides additional return to the cooperative’s member-owners by supporting the next generation of young people desiring to study and work in the agricultural industry. The Premier Select Sires, Inc. board of directors has made a commitment to providing money to support this scholarship program on an ongoing annual basis.