Scholarships

The United Suffolk Sheep Association offers two scholarships to junior members; Let's Grow Suffolks Scholarship ($1000) and the USSA Scholarship ($1000).

**DEADLINE UPDATED**
The application deadline for both scholarships is June 1st. Open to United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association members.


Applications:

  USSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (PDF)

  USSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Word)

  LET'S GROW SUFFOLK SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (PDF)

  LET'S GROW SUFFOLK SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Word)


2019 USSA Scholarship
There was one $1,000 USSA Scholarships awarded:

Katherine Parsley of Sheridan, Indiana is currently a freshman at the University of Kentucky, majoring in Animal Science. Katherine grew up on her family's diversified farm which includes Suffolk sheep, cattle and crops. While in high school she was actively involved with 4-H, National Honor Society, varsity soccer, student council and Pursuit church youth group. Suffolk sheep have been in her family since 1948 - Katherine continues to keep up that family tradition and has exhibited sheep for 9 years at the county, state and national levels. Katherine currently serves as an intern director on the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association Board of Directors.

Let's Grow Suffolks Scholarship

Andrew Slack of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is currently a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, majoring in Animal Science with an emphasis in Agribusiness. Suffolks have been apart of Andrew's life ever since he can remember and has attended every National Junior Suffolk Show since 2010. Andrew has been on the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association Board of Directors for 7 years and has held the offices of President and Vice-President. Upon graduation Andrew's career goals include getting into Genetics and is hopefully with sheep if that path comes along.

Past Winners:

USSA Scholarship
2019 - Katherine Parsley, Sheridan, IN
2018 - Lily Skartvedt, Radcliffe, IA
2017 - Andrew Slack, Lake Geneva, WI
2017 - Cody Kinsman, Spring Creek, NV
2016 - Raelynn Thompson, Patoka, IN
2016 - Riggen Zelinsky, Brookings, SD
2015 - Katie Frost, Bloomingbug, OH
2015 - Jaclynn Knutson, Centerville, SD
2a014 - Jennifer Frost, Bloomingbug, OH
2014 - Christopher MacCauley, Atglen, PA
2013 - Katelyn Gnegy, Oakland, MD
2013 - Kyle Bubonis, Union, ME


Let's Grow Suffolks Scholarship
2019 - Andrew Slack, Lake Geneva, WI
2017 - Nicole Dittbrenner, Cumberland, WI
2016 - Alison Knutson, Centerville, SD
2015 - Grant Friesen, Carthage, IN
2014 - Katie Frost, Bloomingbug, OH
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