ODFA Scholarship Details

4 Year College/University Students

One $1,500 Scholarship offered yearly.

All applicants must:

  1. Be the son or daughter of a current 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.

2018 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Anthony Kuenzi

Anthony was born in Mexico where his parents, Tim and Mary Kuenzi, were doing missions work. He spent the majority of his life living outside Mount Angel where his grandfather, Arie Jongeneel, owned AJ Dairy. When Tim took over management of the farm, Anthony mainly worked on and drove equipment, helping with swathing or tedding for harvest, and working the ground after harvest. He has also helped feed calves and other jobs on the farm. Anthony is going into his junior year at George Fox University where he is studying graphic design. He currently works for Sea Reach Ltd. doing design work for state and national parks and hopes eventually to work for a marketing company where he can do design work for agriculture.

2017 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Kayla de Hoop, Klamath Falls


2016 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Kalli Sherer, Tillamook

2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient Staci Sherer, Tillamook

2015 ODFA Scholarship Recipient

Staci Sherer, Tillamook