Scholarships in Agriculture/natural Resources

California Farm Bureau Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon scholastic achievement, career goals, leadership skills, and determination. Scholarship must be used at a four-year college or university in California.

NPFDA Scholarship Foundation Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a full-time student (junior or senior status during award year) attending an accredited college or university in the United States pursuing an agriculture, agribusiness, animal, poultry or food-science or related degree.

Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered. Applicant must be currently enrolled in good standing and carry full-time course load at the time of application and during the semesters for which the scholarship is granted. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. Must complete application online.

Freehold Soil Conservation Scholarship (Neal W. Munch, Marvin 'Mac' Clark and William Schauer Scholarships)

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a resident of Middlesex or Monmouth County, NJ, who is majoring in a field related to natural resources.

Calavo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Varies

Awarded to students majoring in Agriculture at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be related or married to a member of Calvo Growers of California.

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.

Arch E. McClanahan Agricultural Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT I score of 980), and demonstrate outstanding performance in school and community activities that support professional career development.

Jack Wright Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: January 15

Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership ability, and financial need.

Othis Ray Holley and Frances Holley Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Preference is given to applicants from Riverside High School, Parsons, Tenn. Selection is based upon academic performance, financial need, and interest in an agricultural career.

J. H. Nicholson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Hardin, Lawrence, Lewis, Perry, or Wayne counties, Tenn. Selection is based upon financial need, academic record, leadership, and desire for a college education.

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarship for Minorities

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an African-American student pursuing a bachelor's degree in the Coll of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Dorchester County Marketing Association Annual Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Dorchester County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Wallace O. Hardee Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

W.L. Abernathy Jr. Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

American Wine Industry Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a college junior majoring in a science basic to the wine industry with a minimum 3.0 GPA and plans to enter the American wine industry or related research.

Raymond L. Boozer Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Lexington County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

James R. Burrows Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Clarendon, Lee, Sumter, or Williamsburg counties, S.C., and must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to student in Coll of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (excluding medical technology, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy).

Mary Caroline and Robert Oliver Carmichael Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Marvin McClam Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

H.E. McCracken Memorial Scholarship

Award: $850, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Bluffton, S.C. area and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Larry Sandifer Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Kyutaro & Yasuo Abiko Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a member of JACL. Selection is based upon personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, work experience, and community involvement. Preference is given to applicants interested in journalism or agriculture.

Houston Livestock and Rodeo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

W.E. Cumberland Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Kleberg County, Tex., have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Essay and two letters of recommendation required.

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

Kleberg County Trail Riders Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a South Texas resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

Farmer's Telephone Cooperative Annual Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and be a resident of Williamsburg, Clarendon, Sumter, Lee or lower Florence counties in South Carolina.

Sumter County Farm Bureau Association Annual Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Sumter County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Thelma Crook Witt and Lee Harold Witt Scholarship

Award: $1,100, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Lexington County and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Oregon Sheep Growers Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a resident of Oregon and have a career interest in the sheep industry. Written description of career goals, two letters of recommendation, and transcript of college work completed are required to be submitted.