UDFoM offers scholarships for family members or farm employees of  members?


  • Applicant must plan to attend a 4-year college or university or a 2-year vocational institution during the following school year working towards an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or licensing in a chosen field. Traditional and non-traditional applicants will be considered.
  • Applicant must be a son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, brother/sister, parent, or farm/ranch employee of a full voting member of United Deer Farmers Of Michigan who is in good standing.
  • Applicant must not have received a scholarship from the United Deer Farmers of Michigan in the past.
  • Applicant must complete the application and return to the United Deer Farmers of Michigan scholarship committee no later than February 10.


  • Scholarship(s) will be awarded based on academic achievement, community service, and need.
  • While any curriculum study is eligible for this scholarship, priority may be considered for an applicant in an agriculture, veterinary, or biology program.
  • Scholarship may be used towards tuition, books, or other educational expenses.
  • The United Deer Farmers of Michigan scholarship committee will award a minimum of 1 (one) scholarship per year scored using the attached rubric.


  • Applications are due by February 10.
  • Within one week, the applications will be distributed to the scholarship committee members for review using the assigned rubric.
  • The scholarship committee members will have a meeting (either in person or by phone) no later than February 20 to discuss the applicants and choose the recipient(s).
  • Recipients will then be notified by a member of the scholarship committee.

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