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$1 million Contribution to Texas A&M Borlaug Scholars Fund - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- An endowment contribution from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to honor Dr. Norman Borlaug, “the father of the Green Revolution,” will help the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences train future international agricultural leaders.

The foundation’s $1 million endowment contribution to the memorial Borlaug International Scholars fund will be used to build productive partnerships between students, scientists and farmers in developing countries and U.S. land-grant universities. This gift was the first major donation to the memorial fund, which was established through the nonprofit Texas A&M Foundation.

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