Three weeks left to apply for unique scholarship
The National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) would like to remind students that applications are still welcome for the 3rd Annual NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship. Named after Dr. Gordon Doak who dedicated 42 years to the bovine genetic improvement industry, this Fellowship is part of the industry’s ongoing commitment to advance the fields of bovine genetics and male reproduction physiology.
‘NAAB is proud to support talented students who represent the future of our industry’ says Jay Weiker, President of NAAB. ‘We are continuously impressed with the quality of applicants. Often from agricultural backgrounds, these students embody the passion and drive of the next generation to advance this industry and improve the quality of the global dairy and beef populations for a changing world’.
Previous winners of the NAAB Doak Fellowship are Laura Jensen and Elizabeth Donaldson. Laura, a Wisconsin native, started her Masters’ study in 2019 at the University of Florida where she researches the genetics of thermo tolerance in dairy cattle. Elizabeth, born and raised in Kansas, pursues a career in
beef cattle genetics and just started her advanced studies at K-State where she will research the genetics of methane emission in grazing Angus cattle. Both recipients are outstanding ambassadors for the NAAB Doak Fellowship and supported with a network of world leading scientists as well as AI industry experts.
For more information on the NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship and the details to apply, please visit https://www.naab-css.org/news/naab-scholarship Applications are accepted until December 1st , 2020.
NAAB is the national trade association for artificial insemination businesses. NAAB members account for about 95% of bovine semen sold in the USA and market semen to more than 100 countries around the world.