Robert E. and Dorothy B. Rust Graduate Scholarship in Meat Science

1. Recipient shall be majoring in Animal Science or Food Science
2. Recipient shall demonstrate a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
3. Recipient shall have a demonstrated interest in exploring a career path toward the meat processing and/or closely allied industry (suppliers, etc.), and at least 25% of the applicant’s qualifications for this award shall be based on a five hundred or more word essay outlining the applicant’s projected career path in applied meat processing or closely allied industry.
4. Preference shall be given to a student who has demonstrated an active interest in applied meat processing or allied industry as evidenced by such things as, but not limited to: Industry internship, working at the ISU or other university’s meat laboratories, or judging team experience.
This graduate scholarship shall be made available to students entering or continuing graduate class standing.