Research Excellence Award – The award is to recognize graduate students for outstanding research accomplishments as documented in resulting theses and dissertations. The Research Excellence Program is administered by the Graduate College with additional support from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.
Brown Graduate Fellowship – The Brown Graduate Fellowship is used to strategically advance ISU research in the areas of study that are governed by the Valentine Hammes Family and Leopold Hammes Brown Family Trust
Vernon C. Miller scholarship - Eric Britt Moore
Supporting graduate students in the area of conservation agriculture. Conservation may include but is not limited to environmental improvement, conservation tillage, cropping systems and nutrient management.
While growing up in Inner Mongolia, China, Iowa State University Ph.D student Qi Mu developed a love of science at a young age.
She found her passion for genetics in high school and attended China Agricultural University for her bachelors of science in agronomy. After earning her masters at Ohio State studying tomato genetics and morphology, Ames was the place for her.
“I spent several months working as a lab technician to gain more experience. This experience helped me confirm my passion for research and reminded me how much I enjoyed learning new things every day,” Qi said. “I wanted to keep improving and therefore I started my Ph.D study in plant breeding at Iowa State University.”
Our Rebecca Johnson has been selected as 2020 Cargill Global Scholars.
The prestigious Cargill Global Scholars Program is an international scholarship program that began in 2013 and offers a scholarship award of $2,500 per year for up to two years. Lien Tran, a junior in environmental science was also selected.
Rebecca, a junior, will join the eight other scholars selected for the program’s eighth leadership development seminar facilitated by Cargill. The seminar will provide training in a variety of business and leadership skills. They will also each be paired with a Cargill business leader who will serve as their one-on-one mentor for the next 12 months.
AMES, Iowa – An Iowa State University sophomore studying agronomy and global resource systems is the 2017 recipient of an endowed scholarship honoring global food security advocate David Lambert.
Emily Hugen from Monroe, Iowa, received the David Lambert ‘Hunger Fighter’ Memorial Scholarship honoring Lambert’s lifetime efforts addressing global food security and child malnutrition. The presentation was made during a luncheon held in conjunction with the World Food Prize’s 2017 Borlaug Dialogue International symposium.