Select Sire Power will award $15,000 to students in 2017. Students who have completed their first full year of college in an agricultural study are encouraged to apply for the Wayne Dudley Scholarship program. The scholarship program provides additional return to the cooperative’s member-owners by supporting the next generation of young people desiring to study and work in the agricultural industry. Scholarship forms are available beginning November 17, 2016 at www.selectsirepower.com, by calling (540) 483-5123, or by e-mailing Kirk Sattazahn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed scholarship applications are due January 31, 2017.
The Wayne Dudley Scholarship program provides financial support to eligible college undergraduates in agriculture majors. Select Sire Power, Inc. board of directors has made a commitment to providing money to support this scholarship program on an ongoing annual basis. In 2017, one recipient will receive $3,000. Several other students will receive scholarships of $750-$1,000 in value. Since the year 2000, Select Sire Power has given over $135,000 to deserving future farmers and young agricultural leaders in the Select Sire Power sales area.
Select Sire Power is one of nine member cooperatives that form Select Sires, Inc., North America's largest and most successful AI company. Covering the East Coast sales area from Maine to Florida, Select Sire Power is committed to helping member-owners be more successful. Dairy and beef cattle producers trust Select Sire Power to deliver all of their genetic and reproductive needs.