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01-30-01

Contacts:
Carol Fuhler, College of Education, (515) 294-3328
Cathy Curtis, College of Education, (515) 294-8175
Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986


ISU'S BRANSTAD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEBRUARY 16

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University is accepting applications for the Branstad Scholarship in Education program, which was created in 1998 to honor former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's commitment to education.

The Branstad Scholarship in Education is a four-year, tuition and fees scholarship given annually to an incoming Iowa resident freshman in the College of Education.

The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, enthusiasm for teaching, commitment to teaching in Iowa, involvement in extra-curricular activities and the promise of leadership ability. The recipient must be a full-time student and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

"In the spirit of Governor Branstad's dedication to our state, ISU is committed to helping Branstad scholars become Iowa's best teachers teachers who are leaders committed to excellence and to model citizenship in their professions, schools, communities and the state," said Walter Gmelch, dean of the College of Education.

Applications are due Friday, Feb. 16. For more information or to download an application form, visit the scholarship's Web site a http://www.educ.iastate.edu/scholar/teached/fshteach/tesfr.htm or contact Carol Fuhler at phone (515) 294-3328 or e-mail at cfuhler@iastate.edu. Send applications to: Carol Fuhler, Chair, Scholarship and Awards Committee, N131E Lagomarcino Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011.

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