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 http://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.
Scholarship awards for this academic year were presented to: Brian Patterson of Bloomington, Farrell Brothers Scholarship.