Scholarships for Agriculture Majors

A strong agricultural industry capable of feeding millions of people is crucial to the future of the country. And that's why there are a multitude of scholarship opportunities available to agriculture majors. Many of these scholarships are offered by local community foundations and are aimed at students pursuing degrees in specializations, such as animal science or agronomy. There are also scholarships offered by large agribusinesses and agricultural and ecological nonprofits. Applicants for these scholarships generally need to be enrolled in an accredited 2- or 4-year school in an agriculture program and be able to demonstrate commitment to agriculture and their community through an application essay and letters of reference. Find the right agriculture major scholarship for you by checking out the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 90 scholarships
View Details Weigel, Frank Memorial Academic Scholarship Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Botany|Forestry|Veterinary Medicine|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Agri-Business|Vocational Agriculture|Earth Science|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|College|
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Established in memory of Frank Weigel, a former Wisconsin Dells teacher who taught agriculture and physics for the Wisconsin Dells School District 41 years of his 45-year teaching career, the scholarship is given to students who intend to pursue their college education in either vocational agriculture, agri-business, teaching vocational agriculture, or in other related areas such as earth science, forestry, veterinary medicine, physics, chemistry, biology or botany.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): |Holdrege High School, Holdrege, NE|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|Technical School|
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The Dr. Marvin Monson Memorial/Holdrege Young Farmers Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior at Holdrege High School. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time in a college, university or technical school and pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Agriculture|Construction|Transportation|Power Generation|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|Post-graduate|
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Sponsored by the SAE Foundation through the generous support of the Yanmar America Corporation, the Yanmar/SAE Scholarship was established to promote their philosophy. Yanmar is deeply committed to all aspects of marine transportation, agriculture, construction and general manufacturing industries and is the largest manufacturer of non-vehicle-use diesel engines.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Agriculture|Construction|Electrical|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Preston, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate from Preston County, West Virginia. Applicants must be pursuing major in agriculture, engineering, construction, electrical
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club Scholarship Allegan County Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Science|Agriculture|Horticulture|Botany|Environmental Studies|Ecology|Grounds Management|
  • School (K-12): |Saugatuck High School, Saugatuck, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Saugatuck High School. The scholarship provides a $2,000 fund given by the Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club and the people who support their plant sales and other fund-raisers.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Natural Science|Environmental Studies|Physical|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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The Association of Water Agencies (AWA) Scholarship Fund is awarded to a Graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling in a four-year college or university or a Ventura County community college student transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • Feb-16-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Medicine|Seminary|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Bertrand, NE|Bertrand High School, NE|
  • Residence: Live in |Phelps, NE|
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Established in memory of Theodore C. & Minnie C. Swanson, the scholarship is designed to support graduates of Bertrand High School or any Phelps County high school who have demonstrated financial need and who are enrolled at an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America seminary, or has completed at least two years of undergraduate studies leading to a degree in a medical field, or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in the field of agriculture.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details M. J. Nelson Science Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Nursing|Agriculture|Medicine|Teaching|Home Making|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Loomis, NE|Holdrege, NE|
  • Residence: |Holdrege School District #44|
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The M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Holdrege or Loomis High School. Applicants must be planning to enroll at any college, technical or trade school that reside in Holdrege School District #44 boundaries.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Purnell D. White Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Wicomico, MD|Somerset, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates of the public or private high schools in Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset County. Applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at an accredited two- or four-year institution pursuing a degree in agriculture or a closely-related field. Financial need is taken into consideration.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.
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  • 3,000
  • 3 awards
  • May-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Landscape|Vocational Agriculture|Wood Plant Propagation|Woody Plant Breeding|Horticulture Sales and Marketing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College sophomore|College senior|
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The scholarship was established in 1999 by Dale and Liz Deppe to help aspiring students with an interest in woody plant production, woody plant propagation, woody plant breeding, horticultural sales, and marketing to obtain a degree in horticulture.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Derryl Lehman Memorial Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Agri-Business|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|South Adams School district, IN|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to students of South Adams School district who's planning to pursue a degree in agribusiness or agriculture-related field of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Roger D. Olson Agricultural Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-16-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Phelps, NE|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors or graduates of a Phelps County High School. Applicants must be pursuing studies in the field of Agriculture at a college, university, technical or vocational School.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Milton McKevett Teague Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates or graduating seniors from a Ventura County high school. Applicants must be planning to enroll or are enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university or trade or business school majoring in Agriculture.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Robert R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Holdrege High School, Holdrege, NE|
  • Residence: Live in |Nebraska|Phelps, NE|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a high school graduate of a Phelps County High School who are currently a full-time student at any college, technical or trade school in the state of Nebraska that are pursuing an education in an agricultural related field.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-3-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • Residence: Live in |Aitkin, MN|Anoka, MN|Benton, MN|Brown, MN|Carver, MN|Cass, MN|Crow Wing, MN|Dakota, MN|Hennepin, MN|Isanti, MN|Itasca, MN|Kanabec, MN|Mcleod, MN|Mille Lacs, MN|Morrison, MN|Nicollet, MN|Ramsey, MN|Scott, MN|Sherburne, MN|Sibley, MN|Stearns, MN|Todd, MN|Wright, MN|Carlton, MN|Chisago, MN|Cook, MN|Fillmore, MN|Goodhue, MN|Houston, MN|Lake, MN|Olmsted, MN|Pine, MN|St. Louis, MN|Wabasha, MN|Washington, MN|Winona, MN|Ashland, WI|Barron, WI|Bayfield, WI|Burnett, WI|Chippewa, WI|Douglas, WI|Dunn, WI|Eau Claire, WI|Iron, WI|Pepin, WI|Pierce, WI|Polk, WI|Rusk, WI|Sawyer, WI|Washburn, WI|Blue Earth, MN|Cottonwood, MN|Dodge, MN|Faribault, MN|Freeborn, MN|Jackson, MN|LeSueur, MN|Martin, MN|Mower, MN|Murray, MN|Nobles, MN|Pipestone, MN|Rice, MN|Rock, MN|Steele, MN|Waseca, MN|Watonwan, MN| as an |AgStars local service area|St. Croix, WI|
  • Career: |Agriculture (Industry)|
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Offered by the AgStar Fund for Rural America, the scholarship is open to sophomore or second year college student who is pursuing a career in an agricultural or agricultural related field. Applicant must have resided in AgStars local service area.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 42 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to help outstanding high school graduating seniors who are residents of AgStar Local Service Area and have a major or interest in an agriculture-related field or have an agriculture or rural background.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Sarah Bradley Tyson Fellowship Woman's National Farm and Garden Association
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Horticulture|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral Graduate|
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The Sarah Bradley Tyson Memorial Fellowship was established by the collaboration of Womans National Farm and Garden Association to provide advanced study in agriculture, horticulture, and allied subjects to qualified experienced young women at an educational institution of recognized standing within the United States.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Landscape|Vocational Agriculture|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|State of Ohio|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College sophomore|College senior|
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The scholarship was established in honor the late Bryan A. Champion, president of Herman Losely & Son, Inc. to remember his legacy one deserving horticultural student must show a similar passion for the nursery and landscape industry.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details John W. Landis Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 2,800
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Home Economics|Horticulture|Forestry|Animal Husbandry|Farm Economics|Solid Conservation|Water Conservation|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
  • School (College): |Accredited Educational Institution|
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The John W. Landis Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors or past graduates student from Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be pursuing major in agriculture, horticulture, home and farm economics, animal husbandry, solid and water conservation, or forestry.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details James H. Postles Scholarship Delaware Community Foundation
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Agriculture|Natural Resources|Veterinary Medicine|
  • School (K-12): |Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes, DE|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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James H. Postles Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of Cape Henlopen High School. It aims to support the awardee in pursuing his/her degree in agricultural and natural resource management, pre-veterinary medicine, art or related field. The scholarship provides a $1,250 fund annually to an awardee who are enrolled full-time and of good standing.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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