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 that demonstrate exemplary character, high academic records, leadership skills, and promise for a career in the seed industry.  The NEW deadline to apply is January 27, 2023.  Email your application to Professor Susana Goggi at

         2023 Application   

David Lambert "Hunger Fighter" Scholarship

Applications Due October 7, 2022

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 Engineering) with an interest in seed science, global food security and/or child nutrition.

Dave Lambert served as a Distinguish Fellow at Iowa State University’s Seed Science Center.  He was principal in Lambert an Associates, a Washington, D.C.-based public affairs firm providing strategic policy advice on issues related to food safety, biotechnology, child nutrition and global food security.  He was recognized internationally as an expert in global food security, and he was a passionate advocate 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.

Submit your application via email to Selection Committee Chair, Dr. A. Susana Goggi at Deadline to submit completed applications is Friday, October 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

 2022 Application


2015 ASTA Scholars

Undergraduate American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Convention Scholarship

Undergraduate ASTA Convention 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 the ASTA Convention in Washington, D.C. where they have the opportunity to network with seed industry professionals and visit with politicians on Capitol Hill. Contact for more info.