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.

AACE International Competitive Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/5/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • AACE International Competitive Scholarships are offered to students who have completed one year of college, are currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university for the fall term, and are pursuing a program in one of the following disciplines: agricultural engineering; architectural engineering; building construction; business administration; chemical engineering; civil [...] More

ASHS Collegiate Scholars Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2020
  • 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: 3/1/2020
  • 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

Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/3/2019
  • 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

Bill Kirk Scholarship Endowment

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established by private donors and DuPont Crop Protection to honor and recognize Bill Kirk for his active participation,
    support, leadership and guidance to agricultural education, DuPont Crop Protection business and the National FFA. Mr. Kirk served as Group Vice President-DuPont Ag & Nutrition Enterprise. He has spent the majority of his career in the agriculture business at DuPont in a variety [...] More

Colorado Garden Show Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • Colorado Garden Show, Inc. offers scholarship programs from proceeds generated from the annual Colorado Garden & Home Show & the Colorado Fall Home Show, to provide financial aid to students attending a college or university in Colorado. Scholarship applicants must major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology (as it applies to horticulture/agriculture sciences), [...] More

Dale Wolf Endowment Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Applicants must be high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural education or agricultural sciences. Minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must be resident of Delaware. Preference given to applicants with local, state or national leadership experience in honor of Dale Wolf’s service as Governor and St. Governor of the state of Delaware. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Dean Foods Company Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Available for high school seniors or college students pursuing a four-year degree in dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology or pre-vet/vet sciences. Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills, financial need and have participated in community service. Scholarships are available for both FFA members and non-members. For more information or [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • EPOC recognizes its duty to assist in the education of individuals planning a career in the environmental industry. Consequently, the EPOC Environmental scholarship fund was established in 1998. The purpose of the 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 [...] More

Firestone Agricultural Solutions Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Firestone believes agriculture is among the most important vocations in the world and one of the most advanced. As the leading farm tire brand in the U.S., we understand both the need and the value to help educate the next generation in agriculture. Must be a high school senior or college student pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural majors. Applicants must live on family farm, [...] More

Folsom Garden Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/13/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Folsom Garden Club is offering scholarships for the coming academic year. Applicant must be a California resident AND one a resident (permanent home address) of Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County, or a temporary resident in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo counties attending a college or university within these counties. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) [...] More

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships help our state's most promising students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. These awards are given in a broad range of academic studies. They are presented to college students and graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership [...] More

GMiS Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The GMiS Scholarahip is intended to support Hispanic graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. These merit-based scholarships range from $500 to $10,000. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Harold Davis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $400
  • Established by the A.O. Smith Harvestore System dealers, friends, and associates in memory of Mr. Harold Davis, who was the director of marketing for the company until his death in 1982. This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Approximately two scholarships at $1,000 each. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Harry Emley and Mary Joslin Bennett Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $450
  • To be eligible for the Harry Emley and Mary Joslin Bennett Scholarship, applicant must be a high school senior who resides in and attends a school within Shelby County (Ohio) and who wishes to study agriculture (examples: agriculture education, agricultural business, agronomy, animal science, horticulture, etc.) at an accredited college or university. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

International Young Eco-Hero Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

IT Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established in memory of former FFA webmaster, Lisa Stone, her husband, Dan, and Mark Cavell, former IT Division Director, in recognition of their hard work and dedication to FFA. Available to applicants pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference will be given to the applicant who demonstrates the best use of new media to promote FFA and agricultural education. For more information or to apply, [...] 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

Kenneth and Ellen Nielsen Cooperative Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The scholarship is given in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nielsen. He served as president and chief executive officer of Farmland Industries, Inc., from 1981-1986.The Nielsens were devoted to agriculture, cooperatives and young people. They were both committed to improving economic conditions for farmers and ranchers through cooperative efforts. Must be a high school senior or college [...] More

Leo Bourassa Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The mission of the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is to promote and educate the public on good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable stormwater management practices and protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth. To help further our mission, we would like to award scholarships to support and acknowledge deserving students who are [...] More

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Open to high school seniosr pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management,
    communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering,
    mechanization, technology, plant pathology, plant/animal breeding and genetics, range/soil science or public service and
    administration in agriculture. Resident of [...] More

Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/19/2020
  • 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

Mike Hopper Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established in memory of Mike Hopper. Mike embodied the best of FFA, from serving as a chapter officer and attaining his American Farmer degree, to carrying the values and leadership skills he learned as a student into his adult life. Must be a high school senior or college student pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in any major related to agriculture. Must be a
    resident of Umatilla County, [...] More

National FFA Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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. Dean graduated from Iowa State University and spent his career in the animal by-product industry in Iowa. This scholarship was endowed to provide funds so that FFA members in northwest Iowa
    could have the same opportunity he had in attending [...] More

National GEM Consortium Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 11/13/2019
  • 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

Natural Resources-Excellence in Education

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, [...] More

NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation will award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. Recipients and a parent or guardian will enjoy travel and lodging to attend the Commodity Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet and have the opportunity to learn more about modern [...] More

NDS DMI Education & Communications Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • These 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 information or to apply, please [...] More

NDS Iager Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • 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: 4/15/2020
  • 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: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • H.H. Kildee, longtime Dean of the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University, was an outstanding judge of dairy cattle and supporter of student judging programs and activities. In 1999, National Dairy Shrine established an undergraduate scholarship ($1,000) in his honor to be awarded to a junior/senior status college student working toward a Bachelor of Science in Dairy/Animal Science or has [...] More

NDS Maurice E. Core Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • 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. This scholarship sponsored by the Maurice E. Core Scholarship fund, a fund created by donations [...] More

NDS McCullough Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Applicant must be a high school senior planning to enter a four-year college or university with intent to major in Dairy/Animal Science with a Communications emphasis or Agricultural Journalism with a Dairy/Animal Science emphasis. Students must be planning on a career in dairy journalism or communications For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

NDS Merton Sowerby Junior Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • 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. Major areas include Dairy Production, Dairy or Agricultural Economics, Communication or Accounting, Dairy Research Scientist, Dairy Genetics, Dairy Equipment, Dairy Feed or Pharmaceutical Marketing or Sales, Dairy Consultant, Dairy [...] More

NDS Sophomore Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The NDS 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. Students can only receive this scholarship once. The applicant must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA. The scholarship will be paid when the winners are recognized at the National Dairy Shrine Awards [...] More

NDS Student Recognition Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • 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: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Seven scholarships will be awarded, three from the Klussendorf's Chris Kampf fund and four from the McKown Fund. Students who are eligible include those that are successfully completing their first, second or third years at a two- or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada majoring in dairy science, animal science, agri-business, or other related majors that will develop [...] More

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2020
  • Amount: $500
  • 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

Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2019
  • 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: 4/30/2019
  • 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: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association is pleased to award scholarships to various students of agricultural colleges and universities across the US.

    To qualify, applicant must be enrolled as a full time college junior or senior the upcoming (award) year at a U.S. institution and must be pursuing a Poultry or related Agricultural, Ag Business degree – Agricultural Business, [...] More

Pink Tractor Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded to a high school senior pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicant must be female, live on family farm in the Continental United States and demonstrate an interest in managing a farm. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Ray Fowler/Armstrong Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Armstrong family (Randall, Dwight and Jeff) sponsors this scholarship in honor of Ray Fowler, their FFA Advisor, and in memory of their mother, Joan, for her support, encouragement and love. Must be a high school senior or college student pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture with a preference in agricultural education or animal science. Applicant must be member of Lyon [...] More

Robert Eggert Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established in memory of Robert Eggert, who most wanted to be remembered for promoting education, this scholarship is available to a high school senior pursuing a four-year degree in agribusiness. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship is intended to grant college tuition funds and supplement college costs to local individuals, who have a similar interest in organic and sustainable agriculture, as did Robert J. Meyer. In addition, applicants should have a commitment, the disposition and passion for gaining the knowledge, skills, and business & the technical aptitude that will result in making a contribution to [...] More

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Amount: $60,000
  • Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, [...] More

Society of Women Engineers - Lehigh Valley Section

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2020
  • 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. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership [...] More

South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/20/2020
  • Amount: $1,600
  • South Dakota Retailer Association's (SDRA) Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in retailing. To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a retail-related course of study at a technical school, college or university, or other trade schools in the fall of the application year. Students must meet one of [...] More

TCA Beef Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2019
  • 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 [...] More

The DeNise Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • Mr. and Mrs. Howard DeNise, longtime agriculturalists and Grange members in western New York, have established 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 [...] More

The Earl F. "Doc" Kantner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Earl F. "Doc" Kantner Scholarship was established to honor Doc Kantner's commitment to Ohio FFA and continue the legacy of FFA leadership in Ohio. This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Must be resident of Ohio and plan to attend The Ohio State University. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale required. Must exhibit [...] More

The Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Must be a high school senior or college student pursuing a four-year degree in agriculture, communication, education, business management, economics, international agriculture, finance, sales and marketing and science, engineering and related specialists except biochemistry, biological science, biotechnology and marine biology. Attendance at The Ohio State University and Ohio residency required. [...] More

The James C. Borel FFA Leaders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established by private donors and DuPont Crop Protection to honor and recognize James C. Borel for his active participation, support, leadership, and guidance to agricultural education, DuPont Crop Protection business and the National FFA Organization. Borel is executive vice president for DuPont and served as the 2002 National FFA Foundation Sponsors' Board Chair.

    Eligibility: Pursuing a [...] More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/2/2020
  • 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: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Bigelow family to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The Bigelow family considers student scholarships the most important commitment the horticultural industry can make to ensure the growth and development of the nursery and landscape industry.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an [...] More

Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior or college student pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology. Resident of Alabama, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas or West Virginia required. Must have been active in extracurricular activities. Completion of the financial analysis section is required. If [...] More

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
  • 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: 6/15/2019
  • 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

Wilson W. Carnes Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Given in recognition of Mr. Wilson Carnes, retired editor of FFA New Horizons magazine, by his friends and co-workers to encourage FFA members to pursue an agricultural magazine publishing career. Must be a high school senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Approximately two scholarships at $1,000 each. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

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Agriculture Scholarships