Scholarships

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:30am

Categories: Students, Fellowships, Scholarships

Land O’Lakes is an important partner in helping the U of M recruit and retain the next generation of food and ag professionals.

Since 2014, Land O’Lakes-funded scholarships at the University of Minnesota have helped support an important population: our future food and ag workforce. These generous scholarships help talented students interested in the agricultural... Read more

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:30pm

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Sydney Larson, U of M Class of 2019, is a unique Land O’Lakes scholar: she’s a current recipient of both the Land O’Lakes Scholarship and the Land O'Lakes Multifunctional Agricultural & Food Systems Scholarship. Below, Sydney talks about her diverse interests and activities, and the impact that support from Land O’Lakes has had on her undergraduate experience.

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Topics: CFANS, Land O'Lakes Scholars

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Community, Students, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research

The year 2014 was the start of an extraordinary new chapter in the 47-year Land O’Lakes-University of Minnesota partnership: a $25 million, ten-year investment in U of M people and programs that help Land O’Lakes meet business needs and develop new talent. What's the impact? Watch this video to learn more about how this partnership benefits both institutions.

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Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships, Welcome Week

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 2:30pm

Categories: Scholarships

Over the past five years, more than 300 students have benefitted from a collaborative leadership program called LeaderShape, thanks in part to Land O’Lakes support. Participants gain skills in goal setting, teamwork, and developing a vision for the future.

Who benefits? The program trains students from the College of Science and Engineering, Carlson... Read more

Topics: LeaderShape, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, By The Numbers

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 3:30pm

Categories: Engagement, Scholarships, Recruitment

Scholarship support plays a key role in Land O’Lakes’ multifaceted approach to building a robust pipeline of high-potential food and agriculture professionals.

Preparing students, opening doors: The Land O’Lakes Multifunctional Agricultural and Food Systems Scholarship pairs financial support with hands-on learning for transfer students in the... Read more

Topics: CFANS

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00am

Categories: By the Numbers, Engagement, Scholarships
LeaderShape Fast Facts:
$125,000, five-year sponsorship from Land O’Lakes, beginning 2015
Six days of learning and self-discovery in a collaborative learning environment
64 students were selected... Read more
Topics: CSOM, CSE, CFANS, LeaderShape

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 11:00am

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Land O’Lakes participated in the Thanksgiving for Scholarships event on November 15, which was hosted by the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). Students and donors celebrated the impact of scholarships for more than 350 CFANS students.

Land O'Lakes representatives Megan Wolle, Pete Janzen, and Lydia Botham congratulated Land O'Lakes Multifunctional... Read more

Topics: CFANS

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research
Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Austin Kraft (far right, above) thought he knew how to be an effective leader. He was a drum major in his high school’s marching band and a captain of the speech team. He also got involved student government when he started at the U.

That changed after Kraft, who just finished his first year in the U’s College of Science and Engineering, took part in LeaderShape. Sponsored by Land O’... Read more

Topics: CSE

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Johanna Knorr, ’17 B.S., took the lead on a number of ventures while earning her degree in animal science/agricultural and food business management at the U of M. She was active in her college’s student board and mentor program, president of Beta of Clovia sorority, and manager of the Gopher Dairy Bar, which she says proudly served Land O’Lakes ice cream mix at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Topics: CFANS

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