8/2015 - Sanjay Pokhrel recently received the Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship. He is pursuing his M.S. degree in plant pathology with Dr. Clayton Hollier as his advisor. This competitive scholarship is part of Monsanto’s broader focus on innovation and investment in agriculture. The company believes to meet the challenges the world faces in feeding nine billion people by 2050, investing in future leaders pursuing STEM careers in food and agriculture is key. The next generation of innovators like Pokhrel will be the ones to ascend and meet the challenges of global food security.