The NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship is a unique opportunity for individuals pursuing a career in the bovine genetic improvement industry to earn a Master of Science degree in bovine genetics or bovine male reproduction physiology.
This is intended for individuals who have long term aspirations in the bovine AI industry as exemplified by Dr. Gordon Doak. The fellowship is open to any candidate who has completed or will complete a 4-year degree or equivalent and seeks an advanced degree at a major US university with an approved research project under the guidance of a mutually agreeable advisor. Student is expected to complete a Master of Science degree at an approved US university with an approved mentor and research project.
Research project must be centric to the improvement and support of bovine artificial insemination.
Must have a B.S. in related field from an accredited university.
Student is currently not enrolled in a Masters' or PhD study.
Student must start their Masters' study within the 2023 calendar year.
Student must be able to study on-site.
International students are eligible. Receipt of the fellowship is conditional on obtaining a study visa within 6 months of the award date and the ability to travel to the USA.
Student must remain continuously enrolled in the program for remaining funding to be awarded.
Top candidates should exhibit strong work ethic, resourcefulness, commitment, persistence, industry knowledge, research experience, and vision for the future.
Submit your application by mail or email:
Meet 'The Doaks'
Sarah shares what the Fellowship has meant to her and gives advice to future applicants.
Caleb shares what the Fellowship has meant to him and how it is valuable even when you do not have an agricultural background.
Elizabeth shares what the Fellowship has meant to her and gives advice to future applicants.
Laura shares what the Fellowship has meant to her and what is next!
Are you or do you know someone that would be great for this Fellowship, please let us know how we can assist you further. Feel free to ask questions or reach out for more information. The NAAB team is excited to get in contact with you.
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