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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Travel Fellowship Program

November 30 is the last day to apply! 

The application deadline has been extended for the 2016 International Stockmen's Educational Foundation Travel Fellowships! In an effort to enhance the educational experiences of college students and strengthen the leaders of tomorrow's livestock and meat industries, the International Stockmen's Educational Foundation (ISEF) awards International Livestock Congress travel fellowships each year  to senior-level undergraduates and graduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges or universities.
The International Livestock Congress USA, managed through a partnership of the ISEF and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, is a unique global event that brings leaders from the livestock and meat industries together to discuss issues of international importance that affect the future of animal agriculture. Students will participate in the event March 2 - 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas that will include a student career workshop, the International Livestock Congress USA, and associated tours and activities.
Fellowships include airfare, ground transportation, hotel and scheduled meals. Scholastic achievement, leadership experiences and professional references are all part of the stringent qualifying requirements for this fellowship.

Applications must be submitted online (Student Travel Fellowship Program Application) and are being accepted through November 30, 2015.  Guidelines for submitting applications may be found here: 2016 Application Guidelines. Three professional reference forms must also be submitted by the deadline (Professional Reference).
Information regarding the 2016 International Livestock Congress may be found at