Center for Grassland Studies
Professional Development Scholarship Application
203 Keim Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0953
Phone: 402-472-4101, Email: email@example.com
In addition to offering academic scholarships, the Center for Grassland Studies provides financial assistance to undergraduate students wishing to supplement their formal education in grassland management and stewardship. The Center for Grassland Studies encourages students to participate in off-campus educational events and offers students financial assistance to attend these educational opportunities.
Enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Be in good academic standing and not be on probation status stemming from academic performance or student conduct issues.
Pursuing a degree in an area of grassland management and stewardship, e.g., Bachelor of Science 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).
Preference will be given to applicants involved in student clubs relevant to their degree program, e.g., Range Management Club and Grazing Livestock Systems Club.
Eligible Educational Opportunities
Financial assistance will be considered for attendance at the following events. Assistance can be requested for all three events in a single year.
Nebraska Ranch Practicum
: The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is a three-season, hands-on educational program designed to give participants the skills and education needed in today's complex ranching industry. Reimbursement will be provided for one-half of the actual cost of the practicum. The application deadline is May 1.
Nebraska Grazing Conference
: The Nebraska Grazing Conference is designed for people with an interest in the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands, and a desire to learn the most current information on grazing livestock systems and their impact on our lands. Reimbursement will be provided for one student conference registration fee. The application deadline is July 31.
Nebraska Range Short Course
: The Nebraska Range Short Course is designed to provide individuals who have an interest in range management, natural resources, or agriculture an opportunity to increase their knowledge in the field of range management. It will provide underlying principles of range management for efficient, sustainable use of range land for multiple purposes including livestock grazing and wildlife habitat. Reimbursement will be provided for one-half of the registration cost of the short course. The application deadline is May 15.
Mail original event receipts to the Center for Grassland Studies (see address below) within seven days of completing the event in order to receive reimbursement.
For questions contact: The Center for Grassland Studies, 203 Keim Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 68583-0953, Phone: (402) 472-4101, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.