Angus Australia, in conjunction with the Angus Australia Foundation, annually offers the Semex Kansas State University Scholarship, which allows a young beef cattle enthusiast the chance to study at one of the best agricultural university’s in the USA.
Beef Cattle are a key focus of study and research at Kansas State University. With their own seed stock and commercial herd, feedlot, feed mill, brilliant teaching facilities and staff, the university offers an exceptional learning environment.
Sponsored by Semex Pty Ltd and the Angus Australia Foundation, the Semex Kansas State University Scholarship provides each year an Angus Australia members with the opportunity to study at Kansas State University for one semester (US Spring Semester, January through to April/May).
The Scholarship is open to any young beef cattle enthusiast who is a member of Angus Australia wanting to increase their knowledge of all facets of the beef industry.
Not only does this scholarship represent a once in a lifetime opportunity for the recipient, it provides the recipient with $10,000 to cover the costs of attending Kansas State University.
This scholarship represents a once in a lifetime opportunity for the recipient. Whilst at the University they also get the chance to become fully involved with campus activities and be able to visit local beef producers and agribusinesses, including Certified Angus Beef. “To be given the chance to study in America at one of the leading Agriculture universities is an amazing opportunity for a young person in the beef industry”, Alice Lodge, Angus Youth Australia’s Development Officer said.
Applications are now open for the 2017 academic year to any Angus Australia members between 21 and 30 years of age. Applications are due by the 22nd of April, 2016.