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ISU students receive scholarships
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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 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.
Scholarship awards for this academic year were presented to: Brian Patterson of Bloomington, Farrell Brothers Scholarship.