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 Sheepusa.org/ResearchEducation_Scholarship 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 angela@sheepusa.org.

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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