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April 1, 2020 | by Sam Shafer
Applications for Student of the Year through the PSA Hatchery are now being accepted. The purpose of this award is to recognize exceptional PSA student members in the time period of August 2019 to March 2020.
The completed application will need to address each of the criteria listed below:
Student of the year applications will be consideredbased upon the following:
Interested individuals shall apply through the form on the PSA website. Access the form here. If a student experiences trouble completing the online application, the supporting documents and applicant information should be sent to either Sam Shafer or email@example.com
After submission, the Hatchery Advisory Committee will review each submitted application and confirm that each has met the requirements of the award. Those applications meeting the requirements will be contacted with the decision (accept/decline) upon conclusion of the review process.
Award Funds & Plaque
Once the Selection Committee's decision has been made, each individual will be contacted within the week and notified of the decision (accept/reject). The award amount is $1,000 in the form of a travel grant to be used for qualifying expenses for any conference related to poultry science of the selected student’s field of study. The grant funds will be distributed by PSA in accordance with receipts that match the original grant approval. It is imperative original receipts are kept and mailed to PSA at 4114C Fieldstone Drive Champaign, IL 61822 within 30 days of the event. A plaque will be sent to the recipient in 2020 due to the Annual Meeting's change to a virtual conference in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.