Undergraduate Seed Science Center Scholarships



2020 ISA ScholarsIowa Seed Association Scholarships

Each year the Seed Science Center partners with the Iowa Seed Association to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exemplary character, high academic records, leadership skills, and promise for a career in the seed industry.  The NEW deadline to apply is January 24, 2025.  Email your application to Professor Susana Goggi at


David Lambert "Hunger Fighter" Scholarship

Applications Due 2024 tbd

The David Lambert “Hunger Fighter” Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 is open to sophomore and junior students in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (including Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering) with an interest in seed science, global food security, and/or child nutrition.

David Lambert was a distinguished fellow of Iowa State University’s Seed Science Center. He founded and served as principal of Lambert and Associates, a Washington, D.C.-based public affairs firm that provides strategic policy advice on issues related to food safety, biotechnology, child nutrition, and global food security. An internationally recognized expert in global food security, Lambert was a passionate advocate of the fight against world hunger, the thrust of the World Food Prize, which he avidly promoted. This scholarship was established through contributions from his family and friends who wish to honor his memory.

Please submit completed application forms via email to the Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Dr. A. Susana Goggi at The deadline to submit completed applications is 5 pm Friday, September 27, 2024


2015 ASTA Scholars

Undergraduate American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Convention Scholarship

Undergraduate ASTA Conference Scholarships are awarded to Iowa State University students with a desire to enhance their interest in seed science and the seed industry. Recipients receive an all-expenses paid trip to one of three ASTA conferences (Crops, Flower and Vegetable, or Leadership) where they have the opportunity to network with seed industry professionals.  Contact for more info.