Sponsoring Institution: Potato LEAF (Leadership Education Advancement Foundation)

Type: Agricultural research scholarship

Eligibility: To be eligible for this research scholarship, applicants must be graduate students working towards a master’s degree or higher, working to research and improve the efficiency of the United States potato industry — a worthy pursuit indeed!

Application Deadline: Mid June annually

Highlight: Like it or not, potatoes are hands down the best vegetable! … at least according to research conducted reverently by our personal taste buds! So why not do your duty as a potato loving human being and consider the agricultural field of potatoes.. where your advanced research and work to improve the industry would be eligible for the  LEAF potato research scholarship! In this research scholarship, one graduate student (master’s degree or higher) will be awarded $10,000 for conducting research dedicated to specifically  helping to improve the potato industry. The research focus may include basic or applied research that improves potato production efficiency, addresses pest management and disease issues, increases consumer benefits from potato consumption and/ or produces knowledge related to advancing the competitiveness of the U. S. potato industry. It’s a win win for potato lovers everywhere and a unique award affirming the power of the potato! The application deadline for this research scholarship is mid-June. Have any queries? Contact the email; questions@potato-expo.com. Apply now for this research scholarship and do your part to ensure we never run out of this beautiful specimen of vegetable! The world needs french fries!

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