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Cobb-Vantress PhD Fellowship Deadline is Next Monday

Date of publication : 1/26/2021
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Cobb-Vantress PhD Fellowship Deadline is Next Monday - Image 1

Cobb-Vantress has historically been an active partner in the Poultry Science Association and strong supporter of research and education for young people involved in poultry science. Establishing this fellowship to address critical issues facing the poultry industry today reinforces the leadership position which Cobb-Vantress has taken in prior years and will ensure future leadership for the entire industry.

The Fellowship will commence in the Summer semester of 2021 and be awarded to an outstanding student in poultry sciences pursuing a PhD degree. The Fellowship will provide $37,500 in funding over a three-year period subject to satisfactory progress. Priority emphasis for the proposed research project will focus on innovative, applied, and basic aspects of poultry science including such areas as genetics, genomics, genetic/environmental responses, immunology, and molecular genetics. The selected graduate student will be directed in their study of poultry genetics by a faculty mentor and advisory committee to include a Cobb-Vantress scientist.

Applications (Project Details, see below) should be addressed to Dr. Paul Siegel, Chair of the Cobb-Vantress Endowed Graduate Poultry Research Fellowship.

Application Deadline: NEXT MONDAY,

February 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST.

Selection of the PhD Award recipient is anticipated by March 15, 2021.


More information and apply


Application Requirements

Applicant's Resume/CV

Mentor's Details

Including Name, College/University Affiliation, Email Address, and Mentor's



Institutional Unit

Describes the organization involved and the facilities where research will be conducted, one (1) page maximum.


Project Details

This should include the Project Title, clearly describing the subject of research. Project Description outlining the purpose and specific goals of the project including: Principal Objectives, Justification of the Project, the Approach including materials and methods, and the Expected Outcome. The expected outcome is to provide a brief description of the advances in research broiler genetics to be obtained upon completion of the proposed research (Five (5) pages maximum).

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