Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship for International Agriculture
This fellowship supports outstanding graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology who, in line with Dr. Norman Borlaug's wishes, are conducting their research on an important problem of cereal crops in a developing country.
M. F. Kernkamp Endowment Fund
This fund supports fellowships for graduate students who are outstanding in scholarship, research, and all aspects of graduate study, including participation in departmental activities.
Fred I. Frosheiser Endowment Fund
This fund provides scholarships to graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology. Recipients are to be determined by the Department Head.
Dr. Yue Jin Fund for International Graduate Students in Plant Pathology
This fund supports plant pathology graduate students coming from international backgrounds.
PLPA Graduate Student Success Emergency Fund
This fund supports the academic success of graduate students in the Plant Pathology Graduate Program by providing financial resources to students who are experiencing unique situations/hardships that, without additional funding, might otherwise cause them to extend or suspend their studies.
Elwin L. Stewart Graduate Student Travel Fund
This fund supports graduate students enrolled in the Plant Pathology Graduate Program in the Department of Plant Pathology. Graduate students presenting the results of their research at national and international professional meetings will use earnings from the endowment to support travel expenses incurred.
Harold H. & Iva Flor Endowment Fund
This fund supports graduate student scholarships or assistantships in the Department of Plant Pathology. Click here for ways to give to this fund.
Carl & Johanna Eide Endowment
This endowment supports graduate students enrolled in the Department of Plant Pathology.
John Dueck Plant Pathology Fellowship
This fellowship was established in honor of John Dueck to recognize full-time graduate students enrolled in the Department of Plant Pathology.
E. C. Stakman Plant Pathology Graduate Student Fellowship
This fellowship supports graduate students within the Department of Plant Pathology.
This endowment supports the Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship in International Agriculture and the Stakman-Borlaug Center (SBC) for Sustainable Plant Health.
Turfgrass and Landscape Plants Research Support
This fund supports research (basic and/or applied) in the investigation of rapid diagnostic techniques and sustainable disease management solutions for turfgrass and landscape plants in Minnesota.
Virology Research Support
This fund supports research (basic and/or applied) in the area of virology, i.e. hosta viruses, etc., currently conducted by Professor Ben Lockhart.
Corn and Soybean Pathology Research and Extension Program Support
This fund supports research (basic and/or applied) in the areas of soybeans, corn and other row crops, currently conducted by Professor Dean Malvick.
Forest Pathology Research Support
This fund supports research (basic and/or applied) in forest pathology, wood microbiology, forest mycology and the conservation of historic and archaeological woods, currently under the direction of Professor Robert Blanchette.
Cereal Disease Research Support
This fund supports cereal disease research (basic and/or applied), currently conducted by Professor Brian Steffenson.
Plant Disease Diagnostics
This fund supports the Plant Disease Clinic and the research and salaries of non-tenure track scientists focusing on plant disease diagnosis.
Plant Pathology Library Fund
This fund supports the Department of Plant Pathology library, including but not limited to salary support, along with the purchase and maintenance of equipment, reference books, and special collections.
Plant Pathology Service Fund
This fund supports the Department of Plant Pathology, including research, education, extension, and outreach work focused on plant health and the biology of plant-microbe interactions.
Oat Global Fund
This fund supports The Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health (SBC) in organizing, launching, and managing Oat Global and the subsequent research initiatives that develop. Gift funds may be used for direct expenses including but not limited to SBC staff salary and fringe, associated supplies, associated travel, communications, planning and execution of meetings of relevant researchers, industry representatives, etc., and related programmatic expenses.
Plant Science Outreach Fund
The Plant Science Outreach Fund supports research-based public outreach programming and education in the area of environmental and agricultural sustainability.
Plant Pathology Flower Fund
This fund supports the purchase of plants and flowers for members of the Department of Plant Pathology when there has been an illness or death in the family.
Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health
This fund aims to help abolish hunger by supporting the Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health.
Stakman Annual Softball Fund
This fund supports the E.C. Stakman Annual Softball Game. Click here for ways to give to this fund.
J. J. Christensen Memorial Fund
This fund supports projects in the Department of Plant Pathology at the discretion of the Department Head.
PUF-Lieberman-Okinow Disease Resistance
This fund supports the chairs, professors, and lecture activities within the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
Matthew B. Moore Memorial in Plant Pathology
This fund supports teaching programs for the Department of Plant Pathology.
Urban Tree Health Fund
The goal is to endow a chair in the Department of Plant Pathology for urban tree health. Eventually, the fund will be endowed and earnings will support a faculty position.
Carol Ishimaru Plant Pathology Community Fund
This fund supports a culture of shared experiences and departmental community in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences through financial support of activities, events, workshops, seminars, etc. that foster, build, and maintain professional and interpersonal interactions.
Plant Pathology Research & Administrative Staff Professional Development Fund
The Department of Plant Pathology has created this fund to support the professional development of departmental research and administrative staff to acknowledge the important roles that they play in the Department. The fund will be used to support professional development activities that enrich staff skills related to their appointments and career development goals.