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COBA/ Select Sires, Inc. Scholarship

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Animal Science in the college of Agriculture Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success. Applicants must be children or relatives of members of the COBA/Select Sires, Inc. Cooperative, who reside in either Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington or Westmoreland counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Candidates must have a minimum grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Preference shall be given to applicants with a background in a the dairy cattle industry. Second preference shall be given to applicants with a background in the beef cattle industry. Key employees of COBA/Select Sires, Inc. or their children shall be ineligible for this scholarship. For the purpose of interpreting this provision, the University shall be governed by the definition of "key employee" as provided in Section 416 of the Internal Revenue code, as amended from time to time.