The Oakdale Cowboy Museum is proud to announce the 2015 Lowell C. “Doc” Dorius scholarship award to graduating high school seniors in the greater Oakdale area. This scholarship fund is in memory of Lowell C. “Doc” Dorius D.V.M. “Doc” had a passion for his profession and specialized in treatment of beef cattle and herd management. He took joy in mentoring young men and women on the care of cattle and they spent many hours with him making calls. A memorial scholarship was established through the Oakdale Cowboy Museum by friends and family after his passing in July of 2010. A total of $1000 will be awarded to students from the greater Oakdale area. The criterion for application is enrollment into a 4-year college program as well as currently holding a 2.5 or higher GPA. The applicant must be actively involved in or aspire to be involved in production agriculture such as animal nutrition, animal health, livestock and/or ranch management with a focus in the cattle industry. This is a merit scholarship and is not based on financial need.
Scholarship applications are available through school counseling offices, on the Cowboy Museum website, www.oakdalecowboymuseum.org or can be picked up in person at 355 E. F St., Oakdale. All applications must be received by April 3, 2015.