Agriculture Production Scholarships
Here are some of the Agriculture Production scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Each year the PGMS scholarship committee awards monetary scholarships to students in horticulture or related fields. Applicants must be at least in their first year of college or may be recently graduated from high school (within the calendar year).
The top recipient will also have the opportunity to attend the GIE+Expo in Louisville in the autumn. PGMS will pay for the scholarship recipients’ conference registration and a travel allowance as well.
What are the criteria?
The applicant must be a current student of horticulture or a related field, must be sponsored by a PGMS member and will need to submit a cover letter and resume. The applicant will also need to submit their current college transcript and two letters of reference.
All applicants must submit the following by mail to PGMS:
The completed scholarship application. Download the application form at website.
A cover letter. Typed. Please include introduction, educational and professional goals, and intent for use of scholarship funds.
A current resume. Typed. Please include past employment history, awards, and certificates earned.
College or school transcripts.
Two (2) letters of recommendation. These should be from an instructor, employer, etc.
A letter from the PGMS member who is sponsoring the applicant.
Applications and selections are handled by Scott Deitrick at the American Vineyard Foundation.
Award amount: Varies
Who Can Apply: Scholarship recipients must be studying viticulture and enology and are selected by the American Vineyard Foundation.
Available to junior or senior Agriculture majors.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/food service/landscape/nursery/ranch or wildlife management, communications, economics, finance, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, power & equipment, conservation, plant or soil science, entomology, agricultural computer systems, agricultural public service or general agriculture with a career path in agriculture or agribusiness. Resident of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin required. Must exhibit strong leadership skills.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture. Resident of Indiana or Nebraska required.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural majors. Applicants must live on family farm, exhibit financial need and strong leadership skills and have participated in community service.AWARD: Five scholarships at $2,500 each, non-renewable.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in the pet industry? Do you want to work in the field of animal health and nutrition?
The companion animal (pet) industry is expanding rapidly all around the world. Career opportunities in animal health, animal nutrition, marketing, publishing, and pet food manufacturing are increasing every year.
Oxbow’s Undergraduate Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in a college or university who have demonstrated a career interest in companion animals. Scholarships are paid directly to the school in September.
• Complete the application available online at www.oxbowanimalhealth.com
• Submit a resume describing activities and job history
• Provide two letters of reference
• Provide proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university
• Completed a minimum of 12 credit hours
• Provide a transcript copy and current GPA
• Submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the companion animal industry
Eligibility: • Must be enrolled in the agricultural program at CSU Stanislaus GPA: 3.00
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Must be a resident of Illinois and plan to attend the University of Illinois. Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Applicant must have participated in community service.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,250, non-renewable.
Scholarship Amount: One $1,000 scholarship Application Details: Contact Ozark Empire Fair, Livestock Director Residency Requirements: None School Requirements: Any accredited college, university or vocational/technical school Eligibility Requirements: 1. Must be of at least 15 years of age 2. Must have exhibited breeding beef cattle at the Ozark Empire Fair for at least two years 3. Participation in other livestock activities or awards received at the Ozark Empire Fair 4. Volunteer service at the Ozark Empire Fair 5. Short essay and letter of recommendation required 6. Achievements in agriculture 7. School activities
Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field at any college or university throughout the United States and Canada are invited to apply for one of 100 $1,000 scholarships.
• Must be a high school senior, graduating in the spring and attending college in fall 2015.
• Must plan to pursue an agricultural degree at a college or university within the United States or Canada.
• Students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agriculture will be considered.
• Must be a legal citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
Application information and timeline
• Click here to apply for a 2015/2016 scholarship.
• Applications for the 2015/2016 academic year will be available from January 1, 2015 to April 1, 2015.
• All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2015.
• Scholarship awards will be announced mid-May, 2015.
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