Scholarships in Agriculture

Kansas Agricultural Aviation Association Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Kansas residents and high school graduates who are planning to enroll at a Kansas postsecondary institution. They must be recommended for the award by a member of the Kansas Agricultural Aviation Association (KAAA) and must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in agriculture, agricultural business, aviation or engineering. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Oregon high school or home school graduates with a full year of completed college coursework. Students must be enrolled in a degree program that is related to agriculture or forestry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

William F. Helms Internship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are undergraduate sophomores or juniors at an accredited U.S. college or university. They must be studying a subject in agriculture or the biological sciences and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must agree to work for the Agency during school breaks (both summer and holiday breaks) a minimum of 640 hours prior to completion of studies. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

Award: -, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

R. Flake Shaw Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be North Carolina students who are pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree in an agriculture-related subject. They must be planning to pursue a career in agriculture and demonstrate leadership ability and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are the family members of Farm Bureau members. Selection is based on academic merit, character, stated career goals and financial need.

South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be from a South Carolina Farm Bureau member family. They must be rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in agriculture or a related subject. Selection is based on commitment to the field of agriculture, character and demonstrated leadership ability.

Ivomec Generations of Excellence Internship and Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be permanent residents of Texas and be graduate students or rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are enrolled at a Texas college or university. They must be majoring in agriculture or a related subject, must have a background in beef cattle and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

ASEV Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in or accepted into a full-time accredited four-year university program and must reside in North America (Canada, Mexico or the U.S.). Undergraduate students must be at least juniors for the upcoming academic year and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Graduate students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Applicants must be enrolled in a major or in a graduate group concentrating on enology or viticulture or in a curriculum with a focus on a science basic to the wine and grape industry. The application, transcripts and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Garden Clubs Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be full-time juniors, seniors, graduate students or sophomores applying for their junior year and major in one of the following fields: agriculture education, horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, plant pathology/science, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, economics, environmental conservation, city planning, wildlife science, habitat or forest/systems ecology, land management or related areas. Students must have a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and be a U.S. citizen.

Multicultural Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 and an average ACT score of 21 or higher. Students must submit a letter of recommendation by high school teachers and counselors and a completed Multicultural Scholars application containing an essay outlining the student's desire to major in a given food and agricultural science major and future career plans. Scholarship specific to Alabama A&M University.

Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 21

Applicants must be women pursuing degrees in either engineering, math or science who are rising seniors in college. Students must have a 3.0 GPA.

A. W. and Robbie Todd Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be enrolled in the Auburn University College of Agriculture, have financial need, come from a small family farm and have a documented disability.