ODFA Scholarship Details

4 Year College/University Students

One $1,500 Scholarship offered yearly.

All applicants must:

  1. Be the son or daughter of an Oregon dairy farmer and have lived on a dairy.
  2. Be a full-time student of sophomore standing or above at a four-year college. (Freshman year must have been completed)
  3. Have at least 2.7 accumulative GPA.

Submission Requirements

All submissions must be received by May 1st. Winners will be based on application, autobiography, letters of recommendation, scholastic achievements and personal interview.

  1. Completed Scholarship Form.
  2. A one-page autobiography, including dairy background, school and community activities.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. Official transcript of grades.

2017 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Kayla de Hoop

Kayla de Hoop grew up on Hollands Dairy in Klamath Falls, the farm is owned by her parents Bouke and Audrey de Hoop. She is a junior at Oregon Institute of Technology studying Civil Engineering. Kayla is the secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers Student chapter at OIT and is an active member on the Steel bridge team. Her favorite memory of growing up on the dairy is helping her brother feed the calves.


2016 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Kalli Sherer, Tillamook

2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient Staci Sherer, Tillamook

2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Staci Sherer, Tillamook