The Agribusiness Association of Iowa Foundation presented Dean Wendy Wintersteen and Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences with a check for $100,000 to establish a new scholarship program in the spring of 2010.
The focus of the scholarship program is to provide funds to prepare future leaders. The scholarships are targeted to attract students to agricultural industries and provide employment opportunities with AAI member companies. The new scholarship program will work to ensure the vitality of agricultural leadership in Iowa by establishing 75 scholarships; 50 for in-state students and 25 for out-of-state students with an interest in entering an agricultural career path.Scholarships are available to students enrolling at Iowa State and pursuing careers in agriculture.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Recipients must be incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for scholarship eligibility. Scholarship winners are selected by the College Scholarships and Awards Committee based on specific criteria listed for each scholarship, plus academic achievement, professional promise and leadership. The recipients must exhibit outstanding leadership potential, possess good character and moral traits, be service-oriented, and recognized for good scholarship achievement. Financial need, determined by the Financial Aid Office, will be a factor only when two or more applicants are considered equal or similar in qualifications.
Announcement of the scholarship shall be made through the usual channels of the Admissions Department and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of ISU.
Applications for this scholarship are submitted online through the Iowa State University Foundation beginning December 26 through February 15. Applications submitted after February 15 will not be accepted. For more information about applying for this scholarship, please go to: http://www.ag.iastate.edu/scholarships/freshman/. If you would like to be notified when the scholarship application is available please sign-up for our scholarship notifications.