CONGRATULATIONS on your admission into the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) at the University of California, Davis and for your selection as a Jastro Scholar!
In recognition of your extraordinary academic achievements, you have been offered the highest distinction that CA&ES offers, a Jastro Scholarship. This prestigious, merit-based scholarship will provide you financial assistance for four years, contingent on sustained academic achievement. Created by Mary J. Koshland to honor her father, Henry A. Jastro who was an early general manager of Kern County Land Company, the Jastro Scholarship promotes outstanding students in their pursuit of higher education. To accept this scholarship, please read the terms and conditions for maintaining eligibility and complete the accept/decline form at MyAwards by May 1, 2015.
As a Jastro Scholar, you will find UC Davis an extraordinary environment in which to build your success. The best college of its kind in the nation, CA&ES is defined by cutting-edge research and top-ranked educational programs. We are the leaders in innovative solutions for feeding the planet’s growing human populations, while promoting sound environmental practices and communities. Our success in research funding and publication give outstanding students, like you, opportunities to conduct research with cutting-edge scholars and gain experience through internships around the world.
We hope you will join us at Decision Day on Saturday, April 11th to meet CA&ES faculty, staff and students who will be able to answer any questions you may have. Our college reception will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Wickson Hall Lawn where you can speak to representatives from your major. We will also have faculty lectures and tours of our animal and plant facilities, brewery and winery! In addition, we invite you to attend our special Jastro Scholarship Reception from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Plant and Environmental Sciences Courtyard where you will have the opportunity to meet current Jastro Scholarship recipients and learn about the benefits of this scholarship.