Purpose: To aid in the professional development, success, and experiences of young animal scientists at the regional and national level, by providing support for graduate study. The recipient shall mentor a Masters or PhD student in Animal Science. The recipient mentor and student shall provide a report for publication in both SimTalk and the Register.
The Committee requests that faculty mentors apply for the grant to assist in planning and conducting research, as well as graduate student recruitment and travel. The Committee will award funds to the top two qualifying programs: $5,000 to the top pick and $3,000 to the second choice.
This grant is available to all agriculture disciplines; however, focus will be on the genetic improvement of livestock. Entry Deadline: April 15, with announcement by May 15.
To apply for this award: Faculty members must submit an application explaining the particular area of study and how these funds will be used. The application will include a description of the research, along with supporting documentation from the Department Administration.
This grant will be made payable as a gift to the research account of the selected faculty member. Entry Deadline: April 15