College of Agriculture and LIfe Sciences Scholarships Awarded

October 22nd, 2014

AMES, Iowa – The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University recognized its scholarship recipients for the 2014-15 academic year.

The college and its departments award more than $2 million in scholarships each year. Students interested in enrolling in the college and applying for scholarships should go to https://www.cals.iastate.edu/scholarships/ to view deadline applications.

Along with scholarship support for students, the college continues to attract a record number of students and maintain high placement rates for graduates.

For a third year in a row the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences reached record enrollments.  This year the college has 4,475 undergraduate students and 730 graduate students for a total of 5,205.

Employers nationwide attend the largest annual Ag Career Day in the nation in October, which attracted a record number of employers with 269 companies and organizations. Placement of graduates has been 97 percent for 17 consecutive years.

The College also:
• ranks as one of the top five colleges in the world.
• has award winning faculty – eight professors have received the USDA Excellence in Teaching Award since 2006.
• has a study abroad program that will send students to study on all seven continents this year.
• has award winning student clubs that help develop global leaders.
 

Contacts: 

Barb McBreen, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications, (515) 294-0707, barbmc@iastate.edu

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