52 Students Benefit from Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. Scholarships
HILMAR, CA. April 6, 2023. Fifty-two students demonstrating community involvement and academic performance will each receive a scholarship toward their higher education through Hilmar Cheese Company’s annual scholarship program. This program helps fulfil Hilmar Cheese Company’s purpose to improve lives.
The scholarship program awarded $40,000 in five categories. Twenty children of employees of Hilmar Cheese Company, three Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor Center part-time staff, and five children of the dairy farm families who ship milk to Hilmar Cheese Company received scholarships. Twenty students pursuing an agricultural major living in the counties where the company is located also received scholarships. This last category is for students not affiliated with the company; but dedicated to the agricultural industry and living in Merced or Stanislaus counties in California or Dallam or Hartley counties in Texas.
Four part-time visitor center employees also received a renewal scholarship to help continue their education.
The Hilmar Cheese Company scholarship program reflects the company’s ongoing support of higher education and its commitment to employees, dairy farm families, the California and Texas agricultural industries and the communities where we operate.
Qualifying students are encouraged to apply November 1 through February 1, 2024. For more information about Hilmar Cheese Company’s scholarship program, visit the About Us section.