East Central/Select Sires, based in Waupun and serving southern Wisconsin, is offering seven $1,000 scholarships this year — two of which are designated to technical school or short course students. Those interested can find the application online. The deadline to apply is June 1.
Scholarships are available for two types of students. Applicants must be presently enrolled in a four-year college or a one- or two-year technical college or short course program in an ag-related field. Applicants can also be high school seniors admitted into one of the aforementioned programs. The applicant or his or her parent(s) must be currently purchasing semen or farm products from East Central/Select Sires.
Winners will receive notification in July, prior to the official award presentation at the East Central/Select Sires annual meeting in August.
East Central/Select Sires is a professional, artificial-breeding cooperative serving dairy and livestock producers in southern Wisconsin. As a member-owner of Select Sires located near Plain City, Ohio, East Central/Select Sires helps make up the largest artificial insemination cooperative in the world. It provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve the basic objective of supplying livestock breeders with America’s best genetics at a reasonable price.
Source: East Central/Select Sires