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Agricultural Systems Management

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to full-time undergraduate students who have declared Biological Engineering or Agricultural Systems Management as their majors with at least fifth-semester standing and who have demonstrated academic achievement. University Scholars who are majors in Biological Engineering or Agricultural Systems Management with at least third semester standing are also eligible. Endowed by faculty, alumni and friends of the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students who have achieved academic success or who manifest promise of professional success in their chosen fields of endeavor; who have a demonstrated financial need; and who are majoring in or planning to major in Biological Engineering, or successor degree program; BioRenewable Systems with the Agricultural systems Management option, or successor degree program; or any major offered by the Department of Plant Science, or successor department, at The Pennsylvania State University. ** DOCUMENTED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Biological Engineering or Agricultural Systems Management who have at least fifth-semester standing. They must have demonstrated academic achievement and documented financial need. Endowed by family and friends of Burton S. Horne. ** DOCUMENTED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED

Consideration for this award shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or successor academic unit, who are majoring in BioRenewable Systems in the Agricultural Systems Management option, or successor degree program, who exhibit high academic achievement. If there are no eligible recipients who are majoring in BioRewable Systems in the Agricultural Systems Management option, or successor degree program, then consideration for this award shall be given to all students enrolled in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, or successor department.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agricultural sciences, or successor academic unit, who are majoring or planning to major in Biological Engineering or majoring in or planning to major in BioRenewable Systems, or successor degree programs, who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success, who demonstrate leadership qualities through active participation in the Penn State branch of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers or the Penn State Agricultural Systems Management Club, or successor organizations, and, to the extent permitted by law, are citizens of the United States. First preference shall be given to students who express an interest in teaching or research. If no students meet the first preference in a given year or if there are sufficient funds to award additional scholarships beyond the eligible recipients who meet the first preference, available funds will be awarded to any student based on the general eligibility criteria, regardless of preference.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, College of Agricultural Sciences, who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

Consideration for this award shall be given to all full-time graduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in an approved doctoral program within the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement or show promise of outstanding academic success.

Consideration for this award shall be given to honor and recognize outstanding academic achievement by at least a fifth semester standing undergraduate student who is majoring in BioRenewable Systems, or successor degree program, and who is pursuing the Agricultural Systems Management Option, or successor option, in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or successor academic unit, at the University. Awards shall be dependent upon the annual contribution and in no case shall the value of the funds expended exceed the funds available for this purpose. Awards may be provided to eligible recipients regardless of enrollment status, so long as the recipients are in good academic standing and intend to continue their education in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or successor academic unit, at the University. Each award shall be for one academic year. Further extraordinary accomplishments by a recipient may enable that recipient to be again considered for this award. It is the Donors' preference that an award of $500 each be made to two students per year.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to full time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at the University who have achieved a minimum 2.3 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and who are majoring or planning to major in Biological Engineering or who are minoring in Biological Engineering, Agricultural Systems Management, and/or Off-Road Equipment, or successor degree programs (the "General Eligibility Criteria"). To the extent permitted by law, eligible recipients shall be United States citizens. From the identified pool of eligible recipients, and to the extent possible, first preference shall be given to students who graduated from the Tri-Valley Area High School in Schuylkill County, PA or successor high school. Second preference shall be given to students who graduated from Line Mountain High School in Herndon, PA or the Upper Dauphin High School in Elizabethville, PA or successor high schools. Third preference shall be given to students whose home address of residence is in Schuylkill County, PA. Fourth preference shall be given to students who graduated from a Pennsylvania high school. If no students meet the stated preferences in a given year or if there are sufficient funds to award additional scholarships beyond the eligible recipients who meet the stated preferences, available funds will be awarded to any student based on the General Eligibility Criteria, regardless of preference. Moreover, if no students meet the General Eligibility Criteria in any given year or if there are sufficient funds to award additional scholarships beyond the eligible recipients, available funds may be awarded to deserving full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have achieved a minimum 2.3 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Students selected for the Kim L. Masser Memorial Scholarship shall be given the opportunity, but shall not be required, to apply for a potential co-operative experience or internship with Sterman Masser, Inc., and will receive first preference.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or successor academic unit, at the University who are also majoring in Agricultural Systems Management or who are majoring in BioRenewable Systems and enrolled in the Agricultural Systems Management option (or successor degree programs), and who have achieved superior academic records or who demonstrate promise of outstanding academic success.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students majoring in a degree offered by the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Currently, the undergraduate degrees offered by the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering are Agricultural Systems Management and Biological Engineering; however, these may be updated in the future in accordance with the degrees offered by the Department. First preference shall be given to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills and commitment to volunteer service.

Consideration shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering on the basis of their achievement and academic ability. Endowed by William L. Kjelgaard in honor of William L. and James F. Kjelgaard.