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Saddle & Sirloin Scholarship
Friday, April 05, 2019

2019 Saddle and Sirloin Dave Gerber Honorary Scholarship

$500 scholarship

The Ohio State University Saddle and Sirloin Club is the premier student organization at the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. This highly respected livestock-oriented club offers opportunities for college students to organize livestock shows, participate in community service events, connect with industry professionals, and enjoy being around fellow animal enthusiasts all while having a great time. Through fundraising work completed by the club, we are honored to present The Saddle and Sirloin Dave Gerber Honorary Scholarship, a $500 scholarship to a deserving student.

David Gerber retired as a Professor from OSU Extension in 1995. He spent his entire career of nearly 40 years working in various Extension positions. His area of work was primarily focused on swine production and youth development. Mr. Gerber spent two years in the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences from OSU in 1953. David left the service and began his career in Extension in 1955, in Putnam County. In 1961 he completed his Master of Science degree in the Department of Animal Sciences. An active member of American Society of Animal Sciences, American Society of Agricultural Engineering, National and Ohio County Extension/4PH Associations and Gamma Sigma Delta Fraternity, perhaps Mr. Gerber’s favorite organization was the Saddle & Sirloin Club at OSU. He served as an advisor to the club for 12 years, leaving him tied for the longest tenure as an advisor to the largest student organization in the CFAES at OSU. He received the “Uncle” award for his services, and still contributes to the organization annually.

General Information:

Applicants should be an incoming freshman OR transfer student for the 2019 Autumn Semester at The Ohio State University Columbus campus.

Those applying should have a strong interest in animal agriculture.

To apply answer the following questions on the attachment below, typed in numerical order on a separate sheet of paper and submit application (postmarked no later than April 5th, 2019) to: Saddle and Sirloin Club: Scholarship, 2029 Fyffe Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43210

Or email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject marked Saddle and Sirloin Scholarship.

To download an application, please click here.

Late applications will not be accepted. Make sure a copy of an official transcript is attached from the most recent high school or college attended. Winner will be notified in April.

Deadline: Application must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2019.

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