Agriculture Scholarships

Every great idea starts with the planting of one metaphorical seed. Over time, that tiny speck grows into something more complex and intricate until one day it’s ripe enough to sample. What happens when what develops from that metaphorical seed has to do with actual seeds? A revolution in the field of agriculture!

Consider your last trip to the grocery store. Did you think about where the apples and corn came from? How about how the grade of beef or pork was determined? The answer is probably no but for those majoring in agriculture, finding answers to those questions is part of the curriculum for both undergraduate and graduate students. The interaction between humans, natural resources and livestock is at the program’s core but that doesn’t mean all agriculture majors are destined to work on farms. Required classes often include chemistry, biology and economics and, depending on the concentration you select – plant pathology, agricultural engineering and community and economic development are a few – myriad career opportunities await after college.

Agriculture scholarship opportunities are plentiful and are growing every day with the advancements in green and sustainable studies like those going on at UC Davis, Texas A&M and Purdue University; even companies like Annie's Homegrown are offering agriculture scholarships to innovative students. Several agriculture scholarship awards are listed below but to find more, conduct a free scholarship search on Scholarships.com.

ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc. Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • At ABC Wildlife, we believe diversity is critical in every scientific field from biology to chemical engineering. While women represent 48% of the American workforce, they make up only 13% of engineering professionals and a mere 7.2% in the field of mechanical engineering. Overall, women are critically underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As [...] More

ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2021
  • Amount: $800
  • The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Program is for a Albuquerque High School senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in a STEM major. Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a 3.6 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The American Society for Enology and Viticulture annually awards numerous scholarships to students pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture, or a curriculum emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. ASEV offers two scholarship programs: the ASEV Traditional Scholarship and the ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Enology and Viticulture. The awards are not in predetermined [...] More

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship is offered to women and minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students enrolled in an approved Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program who are citizens of the United States, intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector, and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need are eligible to [...] More

ASHS Collegiate Scholars Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The ASHS Collegiate Scholars Award honors the academic achievements of junior and senior undergraduates from departments of horticulture or of plant and crop science who are majoring in horticulture. Students must be in the top 15% of their class, based on academic standing. The students should be selected on the basis of their scholarship achievements, leadership abilities, participation in [...] More

Association of California Water Agencies Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Each year, ACWA awards scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study. Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public administration [...] More

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/27/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Applicants must be nominated by a [...] More

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or [...] More

Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/3/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • ASWP awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from our service area of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Beaver, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Students who are applying to two or four-year colleges to further their studies in an environmentally-related field are eligible to apply. Applications are available beginning in January from the website or through your [...] More

Boren Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2021
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for [...] More

Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners' Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association has organized a scholarship program to be available to students who are entering into or are in a forestry, agricultural, natural resource management, environmental education or related field of study. Eligible applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate, and reside in Bradford or Sullivan County. Winners will be notified by June [...] More

Clair A. Hill Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The ACWA offers the Clair A. Hill Scholarship to a qualified undergraduate student. Eligible applicants must: be California residents attending a California State or University of California campus; be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a water resources-related field related to engineering, agricultural and/or urban water supply, environmental studies, or public administration; commit to [...] More

Clarkston Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • A Clarkston Scholar is a highly-driven student who excels in the classroom, has a focused interest and passion for the life sciences industry and intends to enter the life sciences industry upon graduation. The Clarkston Scholars Program will provide one sophomore attending a four-year college/university undergraduate program in Pennsylvania who is majoring in a life sciences-related field of [...] More

CME Beef Industry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The National Cattlemen’s Foundation and CME Group are committed to the future of the cattle industry and continue to recognize and support outstanding youth in the beef community. The tradition remains strong today, each year a total of ten $1,500.00 scholarships are awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or full-time [...] More

Colorado Garden Show Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Applicants of the Colorado Garden Show Scholarships must major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology (as it applies to horticulture/agriculture sciences), forestry, agronomy, conservation, plant pathology, environmental concerns, city planning and/or other related subjects. For more information and to apply for one of these scholarships, visit the website above. [...] More

Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/22/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), annually awards up to eleven (11) $2,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy. Majors include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag [...] More

DCAS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/8/2021
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Dutchess County Agricultural Society Inc. (DCAS Inc.) offers an annual scholarship a maximum of $8,000 paid up to 4 consecutive years in increments of $2,000 per annum. Applicant must be a Dutchess County resident and/or participate in the programs operated by DCAS Inc.; demonstrate commitment to an involvement in volunteer service in the community; plan to attend (or already attend) a [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the EPOC Scholarship Fund is to assist Connecticut residents, or an immediate family member (spouse or child) of an EPOC Member in good standing, who are attending an accredited college or university (CT colleges or out of state colleges) and have declared majors pertinent to the environmental field. The scholarships are awarded annually to junior, senior, and graduate level [...] More

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: $9,500
  • The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility during the summer. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program [...] More

FNGA National Foliage Foundation/James H. Davis Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The James H. Davis Memorial Scholarship was created to encourage students to pursue careers in Florida's horticulture industry and related pursuits by providing financial assistance for undergraduate, postgraduate, or other advanced education programs in Florida. Applicant must be an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student planning to attend a community college, college, [...] More

Folsom Garden Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Folsom Garden Club is offering scholarships for the coming academic year. Applicant must be a California resident resident within Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County, OR a temporary resident attending a college or university within these counties. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year at an accredited college or [...] More

Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree full-time in transportation, math, science, engineering, architecture, environmental design, PreMed, psychology, Spanish language/literature. The applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have a minimum 3.5 [...] More

GCSAA Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2020
  • Amount: $6,000
  • GCSAA believes in investing in the future of the profession. To ensure this, GCSAA's philanthropic arm, the Environmental Institute for Golf, administers a number of different scholarships for students pursuing careers in the golf course industry, future turfgrass researchers and educators, children and grandchildren of GCSAA members, and foreign students studying in the United States. For more [...] More

Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,300
  • The Henry J. & Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship is for seniors or graduates of Waverly High School in Waverly, Nebraska who are, or plan to major in agriculture, home economics or veterinary medicine, or are male students who will attend a Lutheran seminary with the intention of becoming a minister. Applicants must have financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

International Young Eco-Hero Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Have you been working to preserve the world around you? Have you been teaching others how to protect the environment? Have you been doing an environmental research project? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you are a Young Eco-Hero. All Eco-Heroes serve as role models, showing others that individuals are important and can make a difference. Applicants must be between the ages [...] More

James M. & Martha J. Perry Agricultural Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The James M. & Martha J. Perry Agricultural Scholarship is for Elgin Public High School seniors pursuing a degree in agriculture at a 2 or 4-year college. The scholarship will not be awarded to a student receiving a full-ride. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business at the undergraduate level who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of $2,000 each at the district/region level and 6 international scholarships in the amount of $8,000.

    Applicants must be female students undertaking a business and/or [...] More

John Deere Dealer Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deere & Company 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. High school senior or college student pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select agricultural majors, public service and administration in agriculture, welding or diesel mechanics. Applicant must attend a chapter identified by a [...] More

Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships are awarded to outstanding incoming freshmen enrolling in the diversity of programs offered within the College of ACES. Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships are renewable and have a potential value of $10,000 over four years. A $2,500 scholarship is awarded for the student’s freshman year in the University of Illinois College of ACES. The remainder will be [...] More

Leo Bourassa Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Applicants for the Leo Bourassa Scholarship must be a student in good standing at any Virginia accredited college or university and a resident of Virginia at the time of application and at the time of award. Must have successfully completed, or will complete by the award date, at least two semesters of undergraduate study and must be a full-time undergraduate, full-time graduate student, or a [...] More

Les Dames d'Escoffier Colorado Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/3/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Colorado Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier offers two $1,000 scholarships, available to qualified female students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an applicable program in the upcoming fall. Applicants must have a focus in a food-related industry (such as culinary, food science, dietetics, nutrition, beverage and fermentation, hospitality and restaurant management, animal science, [...] More

Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship is awarded to any graduating high school senior in Gratiot County to pursue a degree in agriculture, engineering, computers, drafting or similar area of study at a university, college or trade school. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required and preference is given to students pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, computer-aided drafting or similar area. Must [...] More

Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/19/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship is offered to local graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who are majoring in an ag-related field of study at a college or university. This year, we will award one scholarship paid in one check to the recipient(s).

    For more information, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

MIT THINK Out of the Box Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The MIT THINK Scholars Program is an educational outreach initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. The program is run by a team of undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations as part of MIT TechX. [...] More

Murphy Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The annual Murphy Memorial Scholarship is offered by the Montana Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and is available to qualifying college students in an horticulture-related major. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

National FFA Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/23/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Dean Carlson grew up on a farm in northwest Iowa. While in FFA, Dean held many offices, competed on judging teams and received his Iowa State Farmer degree. This scholarship was endowed to provide funds so that FFA members in northwest Iowa could have the same opportunity he had in attending Iowa State University with the goal of a career in agriculture. Must be a high school senior or college [...] More

National GEM Consortium Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2020
  • Amount: $16,000
  • GEM offers MS and Ph.D. level students an outstanding opportunity and access to dozens of the top engineering and science firms and Universities in the nation. The GEM Fellowship was designed to focus on promoting opportunities for individuals to enter the industry at the graduate level in areas such as research and development, product development, and other high-level technical careers. GEM [...] More

National Potato Council Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2020
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Each year, the National Potato Council Scholarship awards a $10,000 academic scholarship to one graduate-level student conducting research for the benefit of the potato industry. The winner is selected based on a number of criteria, including academic achievement, leadership abilities, potato-related areas of graduate study, benefit to the U.S. potato industry/commercial value, extracurricular [...] More

NDS DMI Education & Communications Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The DMI Milk Marketing & Dairy Products scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue education or communication careers in dairy or food-related industries. Major areas can include education, social media & communications, public relations, marketing, food science, nutrition (human), and journalism. Must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA. For more [...] More

NDS Iager Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The National Dairy Shrine/Iager Dairy Scholarship is awarded annually to encourage qualified second-year dairy students in a two-year agricultural school to pursue careers in the dairy industry. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic standing, leadership ability, interest in the dairy industry, and plans for the future for those students completing their first academic year. The applicant [...] More

NDS Kildee Graduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The top 25 All-American contestants in the past three National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contests plus the Platinum winners in the past three National Dairy Challenge Contests are eligible to apply for up to two $3,000 scholarships for postgraduate study in a dairy-related field. Students may apply for the scholarship in their junior or senior year of college. The awards are base on rank in [...] More

NDS Kildee Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • In 1999, National Dairy Shrine established an undergraduate scholarship ($1,000) to be awarded to a junior/senior status college student working toward a Bachelor of Science in Dairy/Animal Science or has a major emphasis on dairy through another major. Only the Top 25 individuals in either the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest or the National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation Contest are eligible to [...] More

NDS Maurice E. Core Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • This scholarship is available to current freshman students at a four-year college who are majoring in a dairy/animal industry related field with an interest in working in the dairy industry in the future. Scholarship is based on leadership abilities, volunteerism, activities and plans for the future. Applicants must maintain a 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

NDS McCullough Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Since its inception, National Dairy Shrine has recognized the importance of laying a foundation for the future, and has constantly expanded its youth programs to capture and challenge the interest of outstanding dairy youth. An applicant for the McCullough Scholarship must be a high school senior planning to enter a four-year college or university with intent to major in Dairy/Animal Science with [...] More

NDS Merton Sowerby Junior Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The National Dairy Shrine Junior Merit Scholarship is to encourage qualified undergraduate students to pursue careers in the dairy industry or related occupations. The scholarship is available to any undergraduate student currently enrolled in their junior year in a four-year college with an explicit interest in the dairy industry. Students can only receive this scholarship only once. The [...] More

NDS Mike Lancaster Sophomore Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The NDS Mike Lancaster Sophomore Merit Scholarship is available to any undergraduate student currently enrolled in their sophomore year in a four-year college with an explicit interest in the dairy industry. The applicant must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

NDS Student Recognition Award for Seniors

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward graduating university or four-year college seniors who are planning a career related to the dairy industry or production agriculture and who have demonstrated leadership skills, activities, academic ability and interest in the dairy industry. Each university can nominate up to two students for this award. Only two applicants per college or [...] More

NDS/Klussendorf/McKown Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Since its inception, National Dairy Shrine has recognized the importance of laying a foundation for the future, and has constantly expanded its youth programs to capture and challenge the interest of outstanding dairy youth. Dairy students, our future leaders, are eligible to apply for National Dairy Shrine college scholarships and recognition awards. Applicants must be U.S. students attending [...] More

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Oxbow's Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship is for graduating high seniors in Nebraska with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry. To qualify, you must submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or in the field of animal health. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state (and a US citizen). Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Scholarships are renewable for four years of college in the state of Washington. [...] More

New York Farm Bureau AG Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • New York Farm Bureau is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in the year the scholarship is offered who will continue their education to prepare for a career in some way connected to the diverse [...] More

Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence by encouraging young scientists to undertake graduate research in fishery biology and to enter the field of Great Lakes science. The scholarship is awarded annually to promising M.Sc. or Ph.D. students whose research is likely to make a significant contribution to the understanding of Great Lakes fishery [...] More

Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Northern Tier Hardwood Association provides support to its mission and the future of the region's wood industry by offering two (2) $500 scholarships annually to students residing in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming, Wayne, Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Pike counties of Pennsylvania. The scholarships are available to students pursuing post-secondary education in forest resources or [...] More

NPFDA Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association is pleased to award scholarships to various students of agricultural colleges and universities across the US. All applications and scholarships will be considered ONLY if the applicant is an employee or child of an employee of a NPFDA Member Company. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university or be a high school [...] More

Ontario County - Casella Environmental Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Ontario County Board of Supervisors announced they will again award Casella Environmental Waste Management academic scholarships to qualified Ontario County (applicants must be a resident of Ontario County) college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business including waste management. The scholarship is available to [...] More

Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ+STEM Students

  • Application Deadline: 6/6/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • NOGLSTP established the Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM students which are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ community. One scholarship will go to an undergraduate student, and one will go to a [...] More

Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship is intended to grant college tuition funds and supplement college costs to local individuals who have an interest in organic and sustainable agriculture. Applicants must be current residents of the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis, or Mason or lives in or attends high school in Elma or Montesano, intend to enroll in an education institution or [...] More

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship is for the advancement of the sheep industry, lamb, and wool through financial support of a graduate-level (MS or Ph.D.) student who is attending a school in the United States. Applicant must be a graduate student involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics, or veterinary medicine with proof of graduate [...] More

Society of Women Engineers - Lehigh Valley Section

  • Application Deadline: 2/2/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since 2001 a major focus of SWE-LV has been to distribute scholarships for high school senior women who intend to major in engineering at their respective college or university. Scholarship funds are provided by area businesses and all of the work for administration of the program is provided by SWE volunteers. Applicants must must be females graduating from high school who reside in areas with [...] More

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are [...] More

TCA Beef Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $600
  • Three scholarships of $600 will be awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Fields of study may include education, communications, production, research or any other area involved in the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders.
    Applicants must be a graduating [...] More

The DeNise Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The DeNise Scholarship Fund was established by the DeNise Scholarship Fund with the New York State Grange as the administrator. Strong emphasis in awarding these scholarships is placed on need, and that the applicants must be agriculturally oriented. These scholarships may be used in any recognized accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a [...] More

The Edison International STEM Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/19/2021
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The Edison Scholars Program supports students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Applicant must be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need. The award is restricted to Edison's Southern California service territory. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

The New York State Grange Cornell Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Awards for the The New York State Grange Cornell Fund are made to students in any class in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell. Selection is based on character, scholastic record, and need for financial assistance. Preference is given to farm-reared students whose families are Grange members. Preference is also given to students who transfer from an Agricultural and Technical [...] More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/8/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • This merit scholarship is offered annually in the name of the TGF founders, to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department. It was the hope of the founders, as it is the hope of the current membership of Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, that the recipient will use this scholarship [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Applicants of the Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. The student must currently be enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time complement of courses at the time of application and during the semesters that the scholarship is [...] More

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world's most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today's high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges. The competition is open to any high school student in grades 9 through 12, and have reached 15 years of age by August 1st of the competition [...] More

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic [...] More

WGA Mary Macey Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to assist the National Grocers Association (NGA) in its pursuit to recruit and retain the next generation of quality managers and entrepreneurs. We offer academic scholarships worth $1,500 each to students who intend to pursue a career in the independent sector of the grocery industry. Applicants must be independent grocery retailers and wholesalers, [...] More

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University of California Seeks New Standardized Test

May 27, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Across the country, both private and public institutions of higher education have announced that they will be test-optional for students applying to enter school in the fall of 2021. This policy, instituted as a response to coronavirus cancellations of standardized testing dates, comes with the caveat that it would only exist during next year’s round of admissions. But the University of California system has gone in an entirely different direction by announcing that will no longer require the SAT or ACT for all California state applicants. [...]

Wrap up May with these Memorial Day Scholarships

May 22, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Time to break out the white pants, beach chairs and barbeque sauce! It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re excited for the (unofficial) start of summer. But there’s still almost a week left of May, and plenty of scholarships to consider before we jump into June. So, enjoy your three-day weekend – and set aside some time to apply to these scholarships. [...]

What Will College Look Like Come Fall Semester 2020?

May 21, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

As much uncertainty looms around the future of college openings and instruction, one thing is certain: The college landscape won't quickly and easily return to what it was pre-COVID-19...at least for a while. Here's a glimpse as to what college may look like in the near future and what students are hoping to experience in their upcoming semesters. [...]

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