NAPB Announces 2019 NAPB Borlaug Scholarship Awards

  • On May 16, 2019

The National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) has announced the 12 outstanding students being recognized for the 2019 class of NAPB Borlaug Scholars. The NAPB Borlaug Scholarship awards are given to exceptional students aspiring to a career in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetics and who have a strong desire to contribute to the improvement of the plants that we all depend upon for our daily needs.

The NAPB Borlaug Graduate Scholars are: Zaki Afshar, Colorado State University; Jessica Chitwood, University of Florida; Heather Manching, University of Delaware; Stephanie Sjoberg, Washington State University; Daniel Sweeney, Cornell; and Caio Canella Vieira, University of Missouri.

The NAPB Borlaug Undergraduate Scholars are: Tannis Anderson, University of Minnesota; Adrienne Blakey, Oklahoma State University; Adam D’Angelo, Rutgers; Elizabeth De Meyer, Cornell; Jordan Knapp-Wilson, University of Arizona; and Sarah Marsh, Texas A&M.