Fund Detail

This fund was formed to recognize the contribution of Dr. Joe Fontenot to the field of ruminant nutrition and to the American Society of Animal Science. Money from the club is used yearly to support graduate student travel to the ASAS Southern Section Meeting and to the ASAS Joint Annual Meeting.

Value of club as of 1/2017: $35,499

Article: Grad student benefits from travel scholarship

The requirements for the Joseph P. Fontenot Student Travel Scholarship can be found here.

2015 Travel Scholarship Winners:

Brittni Littlejohn, Texas A&M
Kate Sharon, Texas Tech University

2013 Travel Scholarship Winners:

Oscar Javier Rojas Martinez
Joseph Emenheiser
Lyndi Jury
Deborah Price

2012 Travel Scholarship Winners:

Angela Mays, University of Arkansas
Olivia Genther, Iowa State University
Andrew Foote, University of Kentucky
Blair Aldridge, Purdue University

2011 Travel Scholarship Winners:

Andrea Loyd, Texas A&M University
Jean-Loup Rault, USDA-ARS, West Lafayette, IN

2010 Travel Scholarship Winners:

Erin L. Richter, Iowa State University
Andrea Sexton, University of Kentucky

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