Application Now Available for Sheep Heritage ScholarshipThrough 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.