Courtney Uhlenhake

Agricultural Business

Courtney Uhlenhake, senior in agricultural business and international agriculture, was awarded the 2022 Maktoum Al Seiari Scholarship for Excellence in Cultural Understanding and Global Citizenship. This scholarship was created in memory of Maktoum Hamad Al Seiari, a citizen of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who graduated from Iowa State University in 2019, and Uhlenhake is the first awardee.

With the help of her scholarship, Courtney participated in a Culture and Economic Diversification trip to the UAE. She described her trip as the most rewarding, eye-opening international experience she has ever had.

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