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John Deere supports Ohio State engineering students, programs

Deere & Company has granted $40,000 to The Ohio State University College of Engineering to support scholarships, capstone projects and diversity initiatives.

John Deere Co. logoThe John Deere grant will be shared among several key College of Engineering initiatives, including multidisciplinary capstone projects, Women in Engineering, Minority Engineering Program, and scholarships for its top-ranked welding engineering program. 

Ohio State’s graduate and undergraduate engineering programs are both ranked first among all Ohio universities and in the top 20 nationally among all public universities. With more than 55,000 living engineering and architecture alumni worldwide, the College of Engineering features world-class, experiential learning programs within 11 departments.

“Through our long-standing tradition of supporting education and collaborating with institutions such as Ohio State, we strive to pass along our core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation,” said John Deere Recruiting Specialist Jelyse Dawson. “We are excited to provide these learning opportunities for the next generation of engineering leaders, inventors and skilled workers.”

As a long-time partner, John Deere has supported Ohio State engineering students and outreach initiatives since 1984.

“John Deere’s generous support helps us maximize the engineering learning experience for our students,” said Vera Fosnot, director of the college’s industry liaison office. “We appreciate their interest and investment in our leading-edge programs in capstone design, welding engineering, and diversity opportunities.”


About Deere & Company

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land—those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at