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2012-12-03 12:22:17

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, and Monsanto Company announce the call for applications for students interested in pursuing research in wheat or rice plant breeding. Applications for Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) are being accepted now through February 1, 2013. Funds are available for scholars pursuing a doctorate in wheat or rice plant breeding. Students interested in...

2012-10-17 11:21:08

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in celebration of the 2012 Borlaug Dialogue, The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program announced its fourth set of fellowship recipients. The program recognizes the importance of rice and wheat as key staple crops in addressing global hunger. It honors the accomplishments of Henry Beachell, Ph.D. and Norman Borlaug, Ph.D., who pioneered plant breeding and research in rice and wheat, respectively, by providing funding...

2011-10-12 07:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in celebration of the 2011 Borlaug Dialogue and the 25th Anniversary of the World Food Prize, The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program announced its third set of fellowship recipients. The 12 recipients are citizens of 7 different countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Ethiopia, India, Syria, and Tunisia. The nine men and three women honored with this year's fellowship will pursue their studies dedicated...

2010-11-11 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, have announced the open call for applications for students interested in pursuing research in wheat or rice plant breeding. Applications for the third round of funding from Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) are being accepted now through February 1, 2011. Funds are available for scholars pursuing a...

2010-06-21 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program today announced its second set of fellowship recipients, featuring seven women and seven men from around the world dedicated to improving rice and wheat breeding. Eleven countries are represented among the group, including three winners from India. Each recipient receives a full package of support to pursue his or her research. Recipients' projects include: enhancing resistance...

2010-01-20 11:16:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company and Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, remind students who are interested in improving research and production in rice and wheat that the application deadline for Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program is February 1. Students interested in applying to the program can find more details at www.monsanto.com/mbbischolars. Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International...

2009-10-15 12:34:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program announced 12 recipients of the program's 2009 fellowships today at the Borlaug Dialogue at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa. Ten nations are represented among the recipients, who are receiving a full package of support to pursue their Ph.D., which will include research on rice and wheat breeding. Projects include cold tolerance in rice, mapping sources of resistance...

2009-03-25 12:00:00

Monsanto Collaborates with Texas AgriLife Research and Texas A&M, Honors World's Pre-Eminent Rice and Wheat Researchers Global Research Program to Ignite Further Public Sector Research in Important Crops ST. LOUIS, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a $10 million grant to establish Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program, which will help identify and support young scientists interested in improving research and production...