With an increasing commitment to rangeland education, the Montana Range Days program has announced that $3,000 in college scholarships will be offered for 2011.
Three different $1,000 scholarships will be given, including the "Bob Sitz Me-morial Scholarship," presented by the Sitz Family and the Sitz Angus Ranch of Harrison and Dillon; a "Montana Range Days Scholarship," and the "Harold and Lillian Jensen Scho-larship," which is sponsored by the Jensen Family of Baker.
These scholarships are provided to assist young persons with an interest in Range Science. Students planning to major in Range Science or a related field, are encouraged to apply for all three of the scholarships by completing a simple one-page application form.
Selection is based on the applicant's involvement in range activities, leadership, academic achievement, and financial need. Deadline for application is April 30, 2011.
Winners will be announced publicly at a presentation on June 14 at the 2011 Montana Range Days in Deer Lodge.
An application form can be obtained by going to the Montana Range Days website at www.cartercd.org; or by contacting Montana Range Days Scholarship Committee Chairman Mike Sjostrom, c/o Montana Livestock Ag Credit, Inc.. PO Box 4549, Helena, MT 59604; or phone 406-442-3740.