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.
The NATIONAL POULTRY & FOOD DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION is pleased to award scholarships to various students of agricultural colleges and universities across the US.Each student selected will receive a $1,500.00 -$2000.00 scholarship from NPFDA.To qualify, each applicant must:ü Be a college junior or senior the upcoming (award) year at a U.S. institutionü Be enrolled as a full time studentü Be pursuing a Poultry or related Agricultural, Ag Business degree – Agricultural Business, Poultry Science, Food science, Animal Science,Pre Vet, Food Marketing, Ag. Econ., etc.(Unrelated degrees such as English or Nursing will not be considered).ü Provide his or her current official transcript - sealedü Provide a letter of recommendation from his or her Dean, Department Head and/or advisorü Complete the applicationü Provide a one-page letter describing his or her goals and aspirations
School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversityVocational College, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying:1. Pursuing career in agriculture field2. Applicants need to be involved in FFA or 4-H activities.Attendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:On a separate paper please identify: 1. Career Goal. 2. Activities that show an interest in agriculture. 3. Describe any special skills, abilities, or hobbies.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required2 - One from an individual who knows your agriculture experience
Criteria: Open to: Cal Poly Pomona Students Class standing: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Major: Agriculture, Engineering, or Environmental Design Minimum GPA: 3.75 Unit load requirement: Full-Time (undergraduate 12 units, graduate 8 units) Required activities or participation: None Limited to students with calculated financial need: Yes Other criteria: Award varies from $500 to $1000.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Applicant must complete financial analysis section of application and exhibit financial need. Resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin required. Recipients shall allow Tractor Supply Company to use photographs of themselves and their families in company advertising.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $3,000. Not guaranteed.
Student must be pursuing a career in agriculture, environmental sustainability or majors within the College of Tropical Agriculture
Attending a University of Hawai`i system institution
Letter of recommendation from faculty or staff or a community person that can attest to your dedication and commitment to agricultural sustainability in Hawai`i
Essay demonstrating your desire and commitment to utilize their skills and expertise to develop agriculture and sustainability in the state of Hawai`i
• Must be a classified undergraduate student
• Enrolled in a degree-seeking program, unless specifically noted
• Enrolled in a two- or four-year, accredited* college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
• Full-time status, unless specifically noted
• Demonstrate interest in Hawaiian language, culture, history
• Demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community.
*See website for accrediting bodies that are recognized by the Foundation.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural education or ag sciences. Minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must be resident of Delaware. Preference given to applicants with local, state or national leadership experience in honor of Dale Wolf’s service as Governor and St. Governor of the state of Delaware.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $1,000. Not guaranteed.
Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the STEM Majors Application
The initial purpose of the Fund is to financially assist students who are interested in the field of agriculture with special emphasis on sunflower production, promotion or research. Preference will be given to students who are in their last two years of undergraduate studies or in graduate level studies and have maintained at least a cumulative 3.0 gpa on a 4.0=A scale. Application deadline is May 15th and will be awarded by July 15th. The award amount may vary each year, but will be at least $1,000.
Eligibility criteria: Open to: Both entering and continuing Cal Poly Pomona Students Major: HPSS Majors Minimum GPA: None Unit load required: None Required activities or participation: None Limited to students with calculated financial need: No
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business management, economics, finance or international agriculture. Consideration will be given first to Blain’s Farm & Fleet employees. Financial need will be given secondary consideration. Must be a resident of one of the following cities: Belvidere, Bloomington, Bourbonnais, Decatur, Freeport, Geneseo,Loves Park, Moline, Montgomery, Morton, Ottawa, Rockford, Sterling, Sycamore, Urbana or Woodstock in Illinois; or Cedar Falls, Clinton, Davenport or Muscatine in Iowa.AWARD: Two scholarships at $2,000 each, non-renewable.
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