Grad student Ge receives Brown Graduate Fellowship
Jiaqi Ge is a fourth year graduate student in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, and is the recent recipient of the Brown Graduate Fellowship. Ge will receive $10,000 to partially fund her graduate studies and current research.
Grad student McFadden awarded Caine Bogle Fellowship
Jonathan McFadden is a third year graduate student in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, and is the recent recipient of the Caine Bogle Family Graduate Fellowship. McFadden will receive $1,000 to partially fund his graduate studies and current research in 2013.
Grad student Meyer recent recipient of bio-renewable energy grant
Kevin Meyer (pictured left), a second year Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, is the most recent recipient of the Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF). Meyer will receive three years of financial support for his doctoral studies in the economics and management of bio-renewable energy.
The Department of Economics at Iowa State University presents a unique tradition of excellence in graduate education, overseeing M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in both economics and agricultural economics. Since the granting of the first M.S. degree in 1913 and the first Ph.D. in 1925, students have come to Ames from many states and nations to receive graduate instruction in economics. Graduates fill vital positions in academia, government, and businesses around the world.
Admission to the graduate program and financial assistance is based on a combination of factors: prior coursework and performance, GRE and TOEFL (international students) results, letters of recommendation, and a statement of purpose. Applications are evaluated both individually and in relation to other applicants to the program.