Applications for 2014 - 2015 Pork Industry Scholarships Now Open!
All juniors and seniors in college who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine, are invited to submit an application for consideration to receive on eof the scholarships sponsored by the Pork Checkoff.
The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014. Recipients will be notified in April, 2014 and money will be available for the Fall 2014 academic year.
"Developing the next generation of leaders and decision-makers is critical to sustaining the pork industry," says Chris Hostetler, animal science director for the Pork Checkoff. "A survey of previous scholarship winners revealed that 80% are perusing advanced degrees in preparation to serve the industry as veterinarians, nutritionists, reproductive biologists and management consultants."
Any specific questions should be directed to Dr.Chris Hostetler at CHostetler@pork.org