KSU student receives two-year scholarship from DHS

By The Mercury

Eric Zeak, a Riley County High graduate, was selected to receive a two-year undergraduate scholarship in the Frontier Interdisciplinary Experiences Program. This award, made available through the Department of Homeland Security, funds the Career Development Grants program.

The scholarship includes tuition, books, supplies and a stipend to accompany an internship in the field of food security. He will also travel to the Department of Homeland Security conference to be held in Washington, D.C. and other Frontier trips across the United States.

This selection into the Career Development Program reflects Eric’s strong academic record, commitment to the interdisciplinary study of homeland security issues and his willingness to work in a homeland security-related area of employment.

Eric is currently enrolled in Food Safety and Security at Kansas State. He is the son of Carey and Jeff Zeak of Manhattan.

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