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Please note that these opportunities are contingent on available funding which will be determined in January 2024. Additionally, all three opportunities listed below require that the applicant be attending a United States based institution of study in order to be considered. Applications that do not abide by this qualification will not be considered.
Students interested in applying for a scholarship may do so through the new Awards site. Applications are accepted annually between October 1 and December 31. Decisions are announced between February and March after applications have closed.
Opportunities available for the 2023 Application Cycle are listed below. Complete details, application requirements, and the application are available through the PSA Awards Site. If you have never logged into the PSA Awards Site, you will need to create an account first. Once your account is created and you are logged in, select the Submit option at the top to see all of the opportunities available under the
The Diamond V Endowed Undergraduate Poultry Science Scholarship awards an undergraduate student studying poultry science a $1,250 per semester scholarship for up to four (4) semesters. Students are to be a sophomore or a junior at the time of applying.
This award is based on academic achievement and service, as well as an interest/knowledge of the role the poultry industry plays in feeding the world’s growing population. In addition, preference will be given to those who intend to pursue a graduate education in poultry science or related field.
The selected recipient must:
The purpose of this scholarship is to promote diversity in the poultry science industry. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with sophomore or junior credit standing at the time of applying. The student is to be able to demonstrate an academic interest in the field of Poultry Science and belonging to gender, racial or ethnic groups that have been historically under-represented in the United States. The selected recipient will be based upon scholastic achievement and service and an interest in continuing to learn and promote the role of the poultry industry in feeding the world’s growing population. In addition, preference will be given to those who intend to pursue a graduate education in poultry science or related fields.
Applicants must meet the following qualifications to apply:
Membership with PSA is not required but is encouraged.
The purpose of Cobb-Vantress PhD Fellowship is to provide funding over the course of a three-year period to an outstanding student currently pursuing a PhD in the poultry sciences. A total of $37,500 will be distributed over the three-year period and is subject to satisfactory progress. The selected recipient will be directed in their study of poultry genetics by a faculty mentor and advisory committee to include a Cobb-Vantress scientist.
Priority emphasis for the proposed research project will focus on innovative, applied, and basic aspects of poultry science including such areas as genetics, genomics, genetic/environmental responses, immunology, and molecular genetics.
The selected recipient must:
Applications will be scored on the following criteria:
The selected recipient will be required to submit Progress Reports for each year of funding. The fellowship recipient will receive additional details.