SHEEP notes

Apr 9, 2010
by WLJ

ASI announces Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship

The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) is announcing the Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. This scholarship aims to advance the lamb and wool industries through financial support of a graduate-level student.

Basic eligibility criteria for the scholarship includes: A graduate student involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agricultural economics or veterinary medicine; proof of acceptance to graduate school; completed application; and two letters of reference.

The last date for submission of application forms is June 1, 2010. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by July 2010.

The application form can be downloaded at www.sheep Completed applications can be sent to American Sheep Industry Association, Attn: Memorial Scholarship, 9785 Maroon Circle, Suite 360, Englewood, CO 80112 or e-mailed to For more information, contact ASI at 303/771-3500 or

ASI is a national trade organization, supported by 45 state sheep associations, benefitting the interests of more than 82,000 sheep producers. — WLJ