Scholarships Available for Students Pursuing Careers In Chicken Industry

Delmarva Chicken Association

Delmarva Chicken Association is inviting high school seniors, college students and graduate students to submit applications for its 2023 College Scholarship Program. They’re accepting applications for undergraduate scholarships of $2,000 and graduate-degree scholarships of $3,000. DCA is asking that students submit their completed applications no later than 4:30 p.m. Friday April 7th. DCA’s annual College…

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“We Are SU” Campaign Raises $75.1-Million

Photo courtesy of Salisbury University

Salisbury University’s largest-ever campaign has exceeded its goal of $75-million. The “We Are S.U.” campaign lasted three years, and in all has raised more than $75.1-million. “This is an exciting day for Salisbury University,” SU President Charles Wight said. “This campaign has been an incredible effort from each and every person associated with SU who…

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Local Man’s Estate Provides Lasting Educational Legacy

George E. Miles (photo provided by Salisbury University)

Three colleges and universities on the Eastern Shore are getting shares of $8.9-million in gifts from the estate of a Salisbury-area resident. The funds will go toward scholarships and financial aid. George E- Miles, who was raised in Memphis, graduated from Georgia Tech and worked at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, spent most of his adult…

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Delmarva Chicken Association Opens Scholarship Applications

Delmarva Chicken Association

The Delmarva Chicken Association is accepting applications for college scholarships from students who are interested in chicken-related careers. The DCA is making scholarships available of $2,000 for undergraduates and $3,000 for graduate-level students. Chicken-related jobs go well beyond those at farms and poultry processing plants: backgrounds in accounting, engineering, marketing, veterinary science, nutrition and several…

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Shop MD Tax-Free Week Begins Sunday; Savings & Scholarships Available


In a year that has been anything but normal, Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds Marylanders that one thing remains the same: Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week begins Sunday, August 9th with big savings for customers, scholarship opportunities for college and trade school students and a catalyst to spur sales for retailers.  “This is one of my favorite…

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MPSSAA Cancels All Events for Remainder of School Year as well as Spring State Championships


The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA), after careful review and in consultation with the Maryland State Board of Education and the Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, is officially announcing the cancellation of all MPSSAA events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  This includes the remainder of the 2020 Boys…

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Delmarva farmers encouraged to apply for scholarships through Historic Lewes Farmers Mkt


The Historic Lewes Farmers Market is encouraging small farmers across Delmarva interested in learning more about sustainable practices to apply now for their 2020 scholarship program! Several $400 scholarships will be awarded to small Delmarva farmers to attend sustainable farming conferences, including the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Annual Farming for the Future Conference…

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