Thomas L. Cooper Scholarship
Thomas L. Cooper earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture in 1958 and his master’s degree in agriculture in 1961, both from the University of Idaho. He enjoyed a long career in Foreign Service with International Volunteer Services and USAID. His work took him to Vietnam, Thailand, Nigeria, and Washington, D.C.
- Recipients must be a full-time student at the University of Idaho, and must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Science and Technology through the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, during the scholarship period.
- Recipients must have completed a minimum of 26 credits (sophomore or above) and be an undergraduate student.
- Recipients of the scholarship should be of good moral character, be well-adjusted socially, be reliable, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above, on a scale of 4.0, and exhibit an interest in activities outside the field of agricultural science and technology (for example, be well-rounded).
- Applications must include a letter of application, a letter of recommendation, and a resume. The letter of recommendation must be from an individual outside the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education.
- Financial need will not be a criterion.