Cultivating the Next Generation
Education is a powerful tool. Helping student’s pursue their passions in animal and meat sciences, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand offers an array of scholarships to students studying animal and meat sciences at varying levels.
Are you a student of animal or meat science with goals to make the beef business better? Tell us about it! Established after one of our founders, Louis M. “Mick” Colvin, this scholarship benefits tomorrow’s leaders who are involved in their communities and the beef industry. Both undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available.
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
The Certified Angus Beef ® Graduate Fellowship with Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences is looking for students who want to make the best beef better through meat science, animal science or sustainability research, or by studying animal care.
“The Certified Angus Beef ® Graduate Fellowship has helped further my education and connect me with segments of the industry I’d otherwise not have interacted with. It’s so neat to be a part of the cutting-edge innerworkings between academia and business.”
– Colton Smith, 2020-2021 Graduate Fellow
Expand your network through unique educational opportunities with Certified Angus Beef while obtaining a graduate degree with a premier animal science department. For more information or to apply for the Fellowship at Colorado State University, email Dr. Keith Belk, head of the CSU Animal Science Department at Keith.Belk@ColoState.edu.
VANSTAVERN BEEF QUALITY AWARD
Dr. Bob VanStavern spent his career as a meat scientist at Ohio State University and was directly involved in establishing the quality parameters for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand in 1978, leading the beef community’s efforts to be consumer driven. Upon his passing in February 2020, this mentorship fund was founded to honor his legacy to the Certified Angus Beef ® brand and the meat science community.
Recognition and scholarship is awarded to a student presenting research relevant to high-quality beef supply or demand at the American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meat Conference.
To be considered, students simply need to indicate so with abstract submissions for the Reciprocal Meat Conference.