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.

2016 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Kalli Sherer

Kalli Sherer is a first year College of Veterinary Medicine student at Oregon State University. She is the daughter of Brett and Kristi Sherer, from Tillamook. Kalli is actively involved in the OSU Dairy Club, serving as the President for the 2015-2016 school year. She is also involved with the OSU Stockhorse Club and was a member of Sigma Alpha, a professional agricultural sorority. She is a big part of her family’s dairy farm, Mistvale. Kalli really enjoys showing her cows, ones she has bred and owned, at the State Black and White Show along with the Tillamook County Fair.

2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient Staci Sherer, Tillamook2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient
Staci Sherer, Tillamook