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.
In addition to internal scholarships provided to Team Members and their direct dependents through the Tyson Family Foundation, Tyson Foods charitable grants in the Education category focus on areas that are important to their business, industry, communities and the students who may be future Team Members. These targeted areas are:
Programs pertaining to the education of students and the promotion of the following fields of study:
Eligibility Criteria * Application Deadline: see website * 2.5 GPA required * Major in agricultural or related field preferred (emphasis on agricultural communications) * Attending two or four-year higher education institution * Extracurricular activities * Work experience * Financial need.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agribusiness or agriculture. Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, exhibit financial need (low to moderate income) and reside within the immediate areas served by Bank of the West, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.AWARD: Eight scholarships at $3,000 each. Non-renewable.
For high school seniors who are going on for further education. For students who plan to major in Agriculture or plan to study in vocational school.Students are urged to visit their high school counselor to find out about this opportunity.School: Celina High School/Parkway High School
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.
For students who attend the College of Agriculture at the University of Minnesota- St. Paul campus. Limited to residents of Minnesota.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agriculture, excluding food service, packaging, biosciences and/or technology, engineering, marine biology, natural resource management, parks and recreation studies, public service or dietetics. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale required. Must be female, exhibit strong leadership skills and financial need and have participated in community service.AWARD: Four scholarships at $2,500 each, non-renewable.
Available to junior or senior Agriculture majors.
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.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. History of academic excellence and public service required. Minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Applicant must have served as chapter, state or national FFA officer. Preference given to student who has exhibited exemplary leadership skills in their home, school and community.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $1,000. Not guaranteed
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