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The Dairy Recognition and Education Foundation (DREF) recognizes outstanding students studying food and dairy science curricula. Through 2017, DREF has provided scholarship assistance to more than 2,000 students at colleges and universities throughout the United States, and over the last seven years has awarded scholarships totaling approximately $250,000 to students at universities including:
• Cornell
• South Dakota State
• Tennessee
• Texas Tech
• Utah State
• Virginia Tech 
• Wisconsin
• and more 


In addition to scholarships, awards are presented annually to the student participants who finish first, second and third in the All Products and the individual product competitions of the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest, and to the coach of the winning All Products team.