The Center for Grassland Studies
203 Keim Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0953
Phone: 402-472-4101, Email: email@example.com
The Center for Grassland Studies has several scholarship sources available to undergraduate students pursuing degrees in grassland management and stewardship [e.g., Bachelor of Science degree in Grassland Systems (Grazing Livestock Systems and Grassland Ecology and Management Options), Fisheries and Wildlife (Habitat Management Option), and Plant Biology (Ecology and Management Option)]. Scholarships include the:
- Joseph O. Young Scholarship: Commemorates the distinguished career of Professor Joseph O. Young, to provide support for students who, with proper academic training, might enhance the quality of management in production agriculture, balancing the need for near-term profits with long-term preservation of natural resources.
- Martin & Ruth Massengale Grassland Studies Scholarship Fund: Commemorates the distinguished career of Dr. Martin Massengale culminating as the founding Director of the Center for Grassland Studies (1994-2017) and the Massengale’s passion for undergraduate education. The scholarship supports students pursuing degrees in Grazing Livestock Systems, Grassland Ecology and Management, or any subsequent degree focused on grassland management and stewardship through the Center for Grassland Studies.
- Dr. Kenneth C. Stout Grassland Studies Fund: Established to honor the grassland heritage of Nebraska and Dr. Stout's alma mater. Dr. Stout's deep passion for education and vision for sustaining Nebraska grasslands for future generations will be addressed through programs that support the stewardship, and management and utilization of our grassland and ranching heritage for future generations.
- Leu Foundation Fund: Commemorates Frank and Margaret Leu, who had a deep passion for education and vision for sustaining the stewardship of the Nebraska grasslands for future generations.
- Grassland Systems Ambassador: A scholarship to support a student interested in assisting with recruitment and retention in Grassland Systems. Qualifications include:
- Desire to create awareness of and recruit for the Grassland Systems degree program.
- Be enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree in Grassland Systems.
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Available to work eight hours per week and attend a half-hour weekly meeting.
- Participate in limited travel and occasional evening and/or weekend activities.
- Demonstrate leadership writing and speaking.
- Stock Seed Farms - Dr. Laurence C. Newell Scholarship Fund: Commemorates the life and long-time career of Dr. Laurence C. Newell, former grass breeder with the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The awarding of scholarships to current undergraduate students is based on cumulative grade point average and a resume of activities.
This application must be submitted by March 15. Notification of scholarship awards will be made in April.
Please contact our office with any questions: The Center for Grassland Studies, 203 Keim Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 68583-0953, Phone: 402-472-4101, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.