Society for Range Management - UTAH SECTION

 

SCHOLARSHIP

L.A. STODDART SCHOLARSHIP

Initiated in 1974, the L.A. Stoddart Range Management Scholarship is awarded annually by the Utah Section of the Society for Range Management to two outstanding sophomore or juniors in a range or range-related program at a Utah university. This cash scholarship honors the memory of the late Dr. L.A. Stoddart, former head of the Range Science Department at USU and a noted researcher, scholar and educator.

INFORMATION

Each year, the Utah Section of SRM awards two $1500 scholarships. The scholarship competition is open to students who currently are sophomore or juniors in a range or range-related program at a Utah University. Applicants must also be members of the Society for Range Management. Past recipients of the scholarship may also apply, however preference will be given to those who have not received the scholarship in the past.

Applications will be due for the 2013 - 2014 academic year in the spring of 2013 . The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of GPA, Society for Range Management activities, demonstrated leadership, letters of recommendation, and potential to contribute to the range management profession.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS (In PDF Form)

  • Cover letter that introduces the student and describes career goals and activities in SRM and/or other range-related organizations. Include the following information:
    • Name, birth date, address, e-mail, university, major, and expected semester of graduation.
  • Transcripts for all undergraduate institutions attended which include both courses taken and GPA on a 4-point scale (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An essay (2-page maximum) on a topic chosen by the committee dealing with an aspect of Rangeland Management.

Applications and/or Questions may be sent to:

JEFF BARNES
USDA-NRCS
1860 N. 100 E.
North Logan, UT 84341
435 881-2610
Fax: 435 755-2117

Past Recipients

2011-2012
John C Hill - BYU
Trevor Mark Peterson - USU
2010-2011
Laura Hansen - USU
Zach Anderson - BYU
2009 - 2010
Chris Jorgensen - USU
Levi Bennington - USU
2008-2009
Janessa Chew - USU
Daniel Zvirzdin - BYU
2007-2008
Jamin Johanson - USU
Derek Trauntvein - BYU
2006-2007
John Reese - USU
Tom Stewart - BYU

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