Application Available for Sheep Heritage Scholarship

Application Now Available for Sheep Heritage Scholarship

Through ASI, a Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 is being made available for sheep-related graduate studies.

The scholarship is for the advancement of the sheep industry through financial support of a graduate-level (M.S. or Ph.D.) student who is attending a school in the United States.
Requirements for applying include:

• Be a graduate student involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics or veterinary medicine with proof of graduate school acceptance.

• Complete an application.

• Present two letters of reference.

The application form can be downloaded at or obtained by contacting ASI, Attn: Memorial Scholarship, 9785 Maroon Circle, Suite 360, Englewood, CO 80112-2692, by calling 303-771-3500 ext. 107 or by emailing

Applications must be received by May 31 and the scholarship recipient will be announced in June or July.

Recent winners of the scholarship have included:

2017: Jennifer Kopanke, Colorado State University.

2016: Chris Posbergh, Cornell University.

2015: Alisha Massa, Washington State University.

2014: Whit Stewart, New Mexico State University.

2013: Thomas Murphy, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2012: Michael Gonzalez, Washington State University.

2011: Megan Van Emon, North Dakota State University.

2010: Erin Snyder, Montana State University.

ASI encourages all eligible students to apply and wishes each applicant the best of luck in the selection process.

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