Yost Family Scholarship

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The Yosts are a multi-generational family of alumni from the University of Minnesota. The family farms about 5,000 acres in west-central Minnesota. Michael Yost has been a state and national leader in soybean promotional organizations as well as in his home community. He's held high-ranking positions in both the federal Farm Service Agency and the U.S. Agriculture Department's primary international agency, the Foreign Agricultural Service. Michael Yost was selected to receive the Department of Applied Economics Outstanding Alumni Award in 2007 and the College's Siehl Prize in 2015. Michael and Sandra Yost created this scholarship to support those who share their passion for higher education at the University of Minnesota, specifically in applied economics in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences.

Students who apply for CFANS scholarships in March of each year are automatically considered for this scholarship.