Herbert L. Forest Scholarship

The Herbert L. Forest Scholarship supports juniors and seniors majoring in Resource Economics, Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Food Science, Plant & Soil Science, Horticulture, Sustainable Food & Farming, and Turfgrass Management. Applicants should have a demonstrated career interest related to dairy marketing and must be in good academic standing.

The scholarship was established to honor the late Herbert L. Forest, a distinguished alumnus of the Department of Resource Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Mr. Forest served as Director of the Dairy Division of the Agricultural Marketing Service of the United States Department of Agriculture for most of his career. He supervised the establishment and operation of Federal Milk Marketing Orders throughout the United States and was also involved in numerous international negotiations related to trade in dairy products. Mr. Forest died during 1993. Since his death, the Herbert L. Forest Scholarship fund has continued to benefit significantly from the contributions of his family, friends, and admirers.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your education and career plans as they relate to Resource Economics, Managerial Economics, Veterinary and Animal Science or Food Science. Please include information about your interest in the dairy industry.
  2. Please upload your current resume.