Emil M. Mrak Student Award

Created through a generous gift from the late Graham and Anna Nissen, the Emil M. Mrak Student Award is an excellent opportunity for CA&ES students who may need additional financial aid.

To be eligible, students must: Be a sophomore or greater from one of the majors listed below; be currently enrolled, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and be in good academic standing; plan to pursue a career that will contribute to agricultural industries. For more information, view the Financial Aid website.

Undergraduate Majors

Graduate Majors

Agricultural and Environmental Education 

Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry 

Animal Biology

Agricultural Education

Animal Science

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Animal Science & Management

Animal Behavior

Atmospheric Science

Animal Biology


Atmospheric Science

Clinical Nutrition

Avian Sciences

Community & Regional Development

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ecological Management and Restoration

Community Development Graduate Group

Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry   


Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning


Environmental Science and Management

Food Science

Environmental Toxicology




Fiber and Polymer Science

Horticulture and Agronomy

Food Science

Human Development

Human and Community Development

Hydrologic Sciences


Integrate Pest Management

International Agricultural Development

International Agricultural Development Graduate Program

Landscape Architecture


Managerial Economics

Nutritional Biology

Nutrition Science

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Plant Sciences

Plant Biology

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Plant Pathology

Textiles and Clothing

Population Biology

Viticulture and Enology

Soils and Biogeochemistry

Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology



Viticulture and Enology