Agriculture Scholarships and Grants

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Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Deadline
Hosei University - Foreign Scholars Fellowship Up to ¥300,000 each month. Anticipated 6/2017 ( Previous deadline 6/3/2016 )

Fellowships support non-degree research at Hosei University under the direction of and/or in cooperation with Hosei faculty and researchers. Research areas include those studies in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or engineering as deemed acceptable by Hosei. Fellowships are for 6-12 months.

Cornell University - Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) - Postdoctoral Fellowship $60,000 annual salary. Anticipated 8/2017 ( Previous deadline 8/19/2016 )

NOTE: The August 19, 2016, deadline is for a letter of intent. The full application is due October 6, 2016.

Fellowships are for scholars and scientists to stimulate original cross-disciplinary research and development of sustainable solutions that address the world’s most pressing problems in six focus areas: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, Energy Transitions, One Health, Sustainable Communities, New Materials, and Computational Sustainability. Each fellow will have two advisers, a lead adviser from Cornell and a collaborating adviser from an external non-university organization. The fellowship offers support for two years.

£17,500 International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships at Newcastle University in UK, 2017 £17,900 09/28/2017

Description: Newcastle University is offering scholarships for international students. These scholarships will be awarded to students who have applied through UCAS and been offered a place on an undergraduate degree program or International Foundation programme at Newcastle University for entry in September 2017. If English is not applicant’s first language they will need to provide a recognized English language test or qualification.

National Cattlemen's Foundation - W.D. Farr Graduate Scholarship $12,000 stipend. Anticipated 8/2017 ( Previous deadline 8/31/2016 )

Scholarships support graduate students in animal science, environmental science (water) or agriculture. The scholarship offers one year of support.

Lindbergh Grant $10,580 June 14

Applicant must use grant to fund projects that demonstrate a balance between innovative technological advancements and preservation of the environment.
Study areas: adaptive technology, aerospace, agriculture, biomedical health, conservation of natural resources, education/humanities, inter-cultural communication, waste minimization

Illinois Water Resources Center (IWRC) - Small Grants

Up to $10,000.

Anticipated 10/2017 ( Previous deadline 10/21/2016 )

Grants support graduate research projects that address any aspect of Illinois water resources. For 2017,  however, the priority topic is agriculture and urban stormwater mitigation. Projects may be related to social science, planning, hydrology, water quality, biology, and engineering as well as explorations of the impacts, barriers, and opportunities of traditional and green infrastructure mitigation plans and practices. The grant offers support for one year.

Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship $10,000 December 15

Awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited two or four-year and focusing on studies in sustainable agriculture. International students may apply if they are studying at a U.S. school.
Three $10,000 awards and eight $2,500 awards.
Study areas: agriculture

Agriculture General Scholarship $5,000 December 1

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Sheep Heritage Foundation - Graduate and Veterinary Student Scholarship


Anticipated 6/2017 ( Previous deadline 6/1/2016 )

The scholarship supports graduate and veterinary students conducting sheep and/or wool research.

ASI Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship $3,000 June 1.

To provide financial support to a graduate-level student for research toward the advancement of the sheep, lamb, and wool industry.

The New American Scholarship and Internship Program $3,000 November 15

Applicant must be a Latino student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university who is seeking a degree in business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. Selection based up on academic performance, essay responses, extra-curricular/interests/community service, demonstrated leadership, communication/interpersonal skills, and work experience. Program provides a combination of scholarship assistance and a possible structured, multi-year internship for Latino college students. The internships are designed to work with major corporations, and at the same time, provide students with a pathway to high-level careers in the private sector.
Scholarship and internship program.
Renewable if recipient continues to be enrolled in a full-time accredited program and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Study areas: business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences

Arch E. McClanahan Agricultural Memorial Scholarship $3,000 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.
Acceptable academic and leadership performance is required to retain scholarship.
Study areas: agriculture

Shear-Miles Agricultural Fellowship $2,000 June 17.

To provide funds to individuals conducting basic research in agriculture.

Shear-Miles Agricultural Scholarship $2,000 June 17.

To provide funds to individuals conducting basic research in agriculture.

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship $2,000 July 1

Applicant must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior who has a history of movement for agricultural employment. Scholastic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated. Three letters of recommendation, personal essay, college transcript, and a copy of most recent Migrant Education Certificate of Eligibility required.
Renewable for up to three years.

Oregon Sheep Growers Memorial Scholarship $1,500 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.
Awarded annually
Study areas: agricultural science, veterinary medicine

Muggets Scholarship $1,000 May 31

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate horticulture, landscape, or related discipline at a two- or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will be considered. Undergraduate students must have at least a sophomore standing in a four-year program or senior standing in a two-year program as of the fall semester of scholarship application year. Minimum 2.25 overall GPA required; 2.7 GPA required in major. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorsacap, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. Must complete application online.
Recipient may reapply.
Study areas: horticulture, horticulture-related fields

Advantages of Living a Green Lifestyle & the Steps to Get There Scholarship Essay Contest $1,000 August 15

Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program in the United States. Essay with the title "The Unique Advantages of Living a Green Lifestyle & the Steps to Get There" is required.

Dorothy Klindt Memorial Scholarship $1,000 December 1

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who live in Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, or Scott Counties. Preference given to females from rural areas in Scott County, Iowa. Selection is based upon academic achievement and demonstrated involvement in community, school, and/or work activities.
Renewable if recipient maintains a minimum 2.7 GPA.
Study areas: Agriculture, family/consumer science

OSU Agricultural Education Scholarship $1,000 December 1

Applicant must be a graduate from an Oklahoma High School majoring in agriculture at Oklahoma State University. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.
Recipient may reapply.
Study areas: agriculture

NAR Scholarship Program, Robert L. Cannon Educator Award, and NAR Extracurricular Activity Grant $500 June 1st

Did you know that if you are NAR member between the ages of 17 and 22 attending college or a vocational school that you may be eligible to receive a scholarship?

Alberta Berley Commission - Eugene Boyko Memorial Scholarship $500 August 1

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant attending an Alberta post-secondary institution as per Alberta Scholarship Programs regulations. Applicant must be enrolled in the second or subsequent year of post-secondary study and taking courses with an emphasis on crop production and/or crop processing technology.
Study areas: crop processing technology, crop production

Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship $500 10/21/2017

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Dr. Robert and Anna Shaw Scholarships Unspecified June 1.

To recognize and reward the academic and leadership accomplishments of three students graduating from Sexsmith Secondary School who are entering post-secondary studies.

High Plains Journal/KJLA Scholarship Unspecified August 15

Applicants must attend a Kansas university, major in agricultural communications or a related field and be planning a career in agricultural writing or publications.

University of Exeter Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme [Fully-Funded] in UK, 2017/2018 – Apply Unspecified 09/28/2017

Description: The University of Exeter is delighted to offer this scholarship in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study a Masters programme in the United Kingdom.

47 Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program 2017/2018 for African Masters Students in Italy- Apply Now Unspecified 09/28/2017

Description: The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) offers masters scholarships for African students to study for selected programs for 2017/2018 academic year. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona campuses. Through the Cattolica Africa Program all accepted applicants will be offered tuition fee reductions (see the chart below). However, students will still be responsible for their own living expenses, hence the Cattolica Africa Program is NOT a program through which full scholarships can be obtained.

U.S. Department of State - Fulbright - Hillary Rodham Clinton Public Policy Fellowships Round-trip transportation to the host country. Anticipated 10/2017 ( Previous deadline 10/11/2016 )

Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to serve in professional placements in a foreign government ministry or institution in partner governments, and also includes an independent academic study/research component. Fulbright-Clinton Fellows function in a “special assistant” role for a senior level official. The goal of the professional placements is to build the Fellows’ knowledge and skills, provide support to partner country institutions, and promote long-term ties between the U.S. and the partner country. Fulbright Public Policy Fellows will spend approximately 32 hours per week in their professional assignment and 8 hours per week pursuing a related academic project.

The U.S. Embassy, with the Fulbright Commission (where applicable), will identify host ministries and provide administrative support and oversight during the Fellow’s program. Embassies, Fulbright Commissions (where applicable), and host country governments will coordinate appropriate professional placements for candidates in all public policy areas including, but not limited to, public health, education, agriculture, justice, energy, the environment, public finance, economic development, information technology, and communications. Participating countries for 2016:

Florida Fertilizer and Agrichemical Association Scholarships Unspecified October 15.

To promote the study of agriculture in higher education and to encourage students pursuing agriculture studies.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships unspecified 11/01/2017

The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) offers several fellowships for post-doctoral scholars. There are three different fellowships available. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Post-Doctoral Fellowships support research in residence at the Library Company on any subject relevant to its collections, which are capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world form the 17th through the 19th centuries. For questions, please contact The Program in Early America Economy and Society (PEAES) Post-Doctoral Fellowships support research in the collections of the Library Company and other nearby institutions into the origins and development of the early American economy, broadly conceived, to roughly 1850. The fellowships provide scholars the opportunity to investigate the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, economic policy making and other topics. For questions, please contact The Program in African American History Mellon Scholar Post-Doctoral Fellowships are designed to increase the participation of scholars from underrepresented backgrounds and others in the field of African American history prior to 1900.

2015 Dynamizing Research and Education for All through Mobility (DREAM Project) in ACP Erasmus Programme Unspecified 1 December, 2015

2015 Dynamizing Research and Education for All through Mobility (DREAM Project) in ACP Erasmus Programme Unspecified 1 December, 2015

2015 Dynamizing Research and Education for All through Mobility (DREAM Project) in ACP Erasmus Programme Unspecified 1 December, 2015

Lois Britt Pork Industry Memorial Scholarship Program Unspecified December 12

Applicants must be undergraduates enrolled in either a two-year swine program or a four-year college of agriculture. They must be interested in pursuing a career in the pork industry. Selection is based on the strength of the personal essay.

Embassy of Ireland in South Africa Fully-funded Fellowships for 12 South African and Zimbabwean Students 2017/2018 Unspecified 12/18/2017

Description: The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2017, in the following subject areas below.

Ellen Griswold wins yearlong fellowship with Maine Farmland Trust $22,500 stipend unspecified

The former energy attorney will spend the year researching trends in agriculture and fisheries.

Helen Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship $12,000 Canadian unspecified

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2012 IAPG Houston Scholarship $10,000 and unspecified

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A.G. Leventis Foundation Fellowship Scheme For Agriculture And Veterinary Medicine Students $4,000 unspecified


Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation $2,500 unspecified

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is committed to the industry of agriculture and rural communities in Nebraska and actively involved in farming. Must be a resident of Nebraska for at least ten years who is between the ages of 25 and 55.

Livestock Scholarships $2,000 each unspecified

AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships $1,000 scholarships unspecified

AgCountry Farm Credit Services will award 24 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from Eastern North Dakota and Northwest and West Central Minnesota who plan to enroll in college next fall.

Caribou Research Award $1,000 unspecified

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Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Scholarships and Awards $243,000 unspecified

College-bound Iowa youth active in 4-H and/or FFA livestock and agricultural projects and current undergraduate students may apply for scholarships available from the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA).

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Fellowships $55,000 unspecified

Scholarships and Grants for Study Overseas $25,000 unspecified

For those fortunate enough to spend a year, a semester, or even a summer session abroad, the time spent there will be priceless. There is nothing like totally immersing in a culture to learn to speak the language like a native, learn the customs, develop