Scholarships in Agriculture

Vermont Feed Dealers and Manufacturers Association Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in a field related to agriculture at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding.

Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.

William P. Reiman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a graduate of a Ventura County high school, and plan to study agriculture.

Milton McKevett Teague Scholarship

Award: $2,250, Deadline: January 29

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or enrolled in an accredited college/business/trade school. Applicant must have been a Ventura County resident for a minimum of three preceding years and who shows school community involvement.

Sarah Bradley Tyson Memorial Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 20

Applicant must be a woman who is properly qualified and has proven ability by several years experience. Awards are made in recognition of leadership in cooperative extension work and initiative in scientific research. Applicant must submit a letter of application, plan of study, testimonials of character, ability, personality, small recent photograph, and scholarship, theses, papers or reports, and a certificate from the registrar of degrees awarded.

DeNise Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a resident of New York who is an undergraduate student majoring in the field of agriculture.

Myron and Elinor Kolbe Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant but be an undergraduate student from Lorain County who is enrolled in a four-year college preparing for a career in agriculture, including but not limited to animal science and veterinary medicine. Preference is given to students from the Black River, Keystone, and Wellington School Districts. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships

Award: $17,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an African-American or Hispanic student who holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Awarded to applicants who intend to seek a Ph.D. degree in the disciplines of arts and sciences, mathematics, business, or engineering.

Orfalea Scholarship Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or Ventura County high school graduate enrolling or already enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicant must be an early childhood education or teaching major, or any major provided applicant is able to meet at least one of the following requirements: has a documented learning difference/is a non-traditional learner; is under 24 years of age and has a parent employed as a nurse, teacher (pre-K to grade 12), or at a non-profit agency; is under the age of 24 and is the child of a single parent; has completed the Montana Yellowstone Expedition Summer Program.

Moore County Gin Doug Nix Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from Channing, Dalhart, Dumas, Stratford, or Sunray High School who will pursue a degree in agriculture. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Kelly-Ebell

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Baker Senior High School who will major in an agriculture-related field at a public or nonprofit college or university.

Marion Soil and Water Conservation District Stan Vistica Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Marion County high school who will major in a natural resources field (agriculture, animal science, environmental science, forestry, natural resources, wildlife, etc.). FAFSA required.

Judy Straw Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Jackson County high school who participated in 4-H, FFA, or another related agricultural club and will major in agriculture at a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA required.

Union County Cattlewomen's Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Union County enrolling as a college sophomore or above in an agricultural studies program at a public or nonprofit college or university.

Carmen Robinson Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Union County enrolling as a college sophomore or above in an agricultural studies program at a public or nonprofit college or university.

Boone County Agriculture Scholarship for High School Seniors

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Boone County high school who will pursue a post secondary education in an agriculture related field. Essay and minimum 2.5 GPA required.

McKinley Vance Agri-Business Scholarship

Award: $1,020, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Daviess County high school who ranks in the upper third of their class, has participated in 4-H for at least four years, and is enrolling in a bachelor's degree program at a college or university pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture.

Harrell and LaVern Shoultz Scholarship

Award: $1,140, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Pike Central High School who plans to pursue a degree in agriculture at an accredited college or university.

Schmidt-Yeager Scholarship

Award: $990, Deadline: February 27

Applicant must be a resident of Luce Township in Spencer County, Indiana, who has earned at least 18 credit hours towards a college degree within the past ten years and planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree in agriculture or healthcare. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required.

Scott Family Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Eastern Hancock High School who intends to pursue a two- or four-year degree in an agricultural field full-time. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Jessica Lynn Wantz Memorial 4-H

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 16

Applicant must be a resident of Henry County who has a ten year history with 4-H and will attend a two- or four-year college or university to study any field of science.

J. Albert Finkel and Irma Jane Finkel Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a high school senior or college student residing in Bartholomew County who will attend Purdue University's School of Agriculture.

Corilla B. Lentz Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a Bartholomew County resident pursuing a post-secondary degree. Preference to those majoring in agriculture or consumer family science.

Ferne Daniel Scholarship

Award: $2,175, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Ephrata High School. Preference will be given to those going into agriculture/related field or education.

Henry Max Galbraith/East Wenatchee Grange No. 1012 Scholarship

Award: $665, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a Douglas County resident who is a graduating senior planning to attend Wenatchee Valley College. Applicant must plan to enroll in a an agriculture, agriculture-related, or allied health sciences field of study.

Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Preston County, WV high school graduate who is regularly enrolled as an undergraduate student in a college or university and pursuing studies in the areas of agriculture, construction, electrical/related trades, or engineering. Selection based upon excellence, commitment and leadership through involvement in school and community organizations; high academic promise; and submission of financial information.

Roy Smith Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in Nueces County who plans to enroll in a college or university as a full-time student. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

William E. and Mary G. Falconer Endowment Fund

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have graduated from a Walla Walla County high school, received a GED or been home-schooled in Walla Walla County or been a resident of Walla Walla County for at least three years. Financial need, official transcripts, FAFSA and IRS Form 1040 required.

Jay Deaton Memorial Scholarship

Award: $900, Deadline: March 5

Applicant must be a resident of Sonoma or Marin County who plans to or is currently enrolled at a two- or four-year accredited college, majoring in agriculture.

Montdale Sheep Breeders' Association Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a Washington resident pursuing an education in agriculture.