“Hunger Fighter” Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State University Seed Science Center is now taking applications for the 2021 David Lambert “Hunger Fighter” scholarship of $1,000.    

    The “Hunger Fighter” scholarship is awarded to one sophomore or junior each year who exhibits a demonstrated interest in seed science, global food security and/or childhood nutrition. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence, leadership skills and interpersonal skills.

    David Lambert served as a Distinguished Fellow at the ISU SSC.  He was a tireless champion of  child nutrition, food safety, biotechnology,  and global food security.  He was recognized internationally as an expert in global food security, and he was a passionate advocate of engaging youth in the fight against world hunger.  Additionally, he served to promote the World Food Prize.  This scholarship was established with contributions from his family and friends who wished to honor his memory and the strides he made to address global food security.

  Get the application at https://www.seeds.iastate.edu/scholarships. Submit your application via email to Selection Committee Chair, Dr. A. Susana Goggi at susana@iastate.edu. Deadline to submit completed applications is Friday, October 08, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.





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