College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Scholarships

High School Admitted Student Scholarships

Prospective students who have been admitted to the University of Maryland for Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 in majors under the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are welcome to apply for scholarships. The deadline to submit the online application is March 1, 2017. Scholarship application available here.

Students who submitted their application by the deadline will be automatically considered for all possible AGNR scholarship opportunities. Decisions will be sent through email and mail on April 1, 2017. 

It is recommended that admitted students also visit their AGNR department's website for any additional scholarships that may be administered through private funds. 

Departmental Scholarship Opportunities

Animal Science Scholarships

Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Current Student Scholarships

Undergraduate current students in AGNR majors are welcome to apply for scholarships during their academic career in the college. 

Undergraduate transfer Students are also eligible to apply for current student scholarships using their GPAs and record of activities from their previous insitutions. The deadline to submit your Current/Transfer Student Scholarship Application is May 1, 2017. Decisions are released in June. 

Study Abroad Scholarships

Applications for Winter and Spring 2017 are now closed. Applications were due by November 1, 2016. Current undergraduate AGNR students who are planning to study abroad can apply for travel scholarships for the Summer and Fall 2017 scholarships starting in March 2017. These applications will be due on May 1, 2017. 
 

Graduate Student Scholarships

Graduate students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are welcome to apply for scholarships for the Fall 2016 school year. The deadline to submit the online application is July 11th, 2016

Graduate Student Scholarship Application

External/Outside Scholarships 

The scholarships below are not affiliated with the University of Maryland, College Park or the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. These scholarships are administered outside the college through private or public organizations and companies. Since the college does not distribute or review applications for these scholarships, it is not responsible for criteria or recipient selection. Applications for these scholarships must be sent directly to the specified organizations. 

Most scholarships are offered annually. Therefore, if a deadline listed below is past the due date, it will most likely be offered around that same month and day the following year. Please contact the company or organization directly for current information.

List of Outside Scholarship Opportunities:

Scholarship Name Application Deadline Max Amount
The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship. December 31, 2016 $1,000
2016 Scholarship NOPHNRCSE May 27, 2016 $1,000.00
American Farm Publications Scholarship March 1, 2015 $1000
American Horse Publications Student Award January 22, 2016 $750-$1000
American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship March 1, 2016 $
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship January 5, 2017 $
Apartment List Scholarship March 1, 2016 $2,500
ATTSavings.com Scholarship June 14, 2016 $1000
Boren Scholarship - National Security Education Program January 28, 2016 $8000-20000
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan April 1, 2016 $2500-4000
CAPAL’s Public Service Scholarship Program $3,500
Central Scholarship April 1, 2016 $
Certified Angus Beef Colvin Scholarship Award December 7, 2015 $1000-$5000
Chad Dulin Clark Memorial Scholarship April 13, 2016 $1000
Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship January 4, 2016 $800-$1500
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. Beef Industry Scholarship December 14, 2015 $1500
Collegiate Inventors Competition June 13, 2016
Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Endowment March 30, 2016 $1,500
Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Scholarship February 29, 2016 $1000
Credit Card Insider Student Scholarship April 1, 2016 $1000
Critical Language Scholarship November 17, 2016 $
Delmarva Poultry Industry College Scholarship Program April 3, 2017 $1,500.00
Delmarva Poultry Industry Scholarship April 1, 2016 $1500-$4000
Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship July 31, 2016 $1000
Department of Homeland Security Scholarships January 5, 2016 $
Dreamkeepers Emergency Assistance Grant $500-$1500
Edward V. Goetz Environmental Science Scholarship May 1, 2016 $1000
Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarship May 1, 2016 $12000
Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship June 15, 2016 $3,000
Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement January 13, 2017 $10,000
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Scholarships March 1, 2016 $2500
FFA Scholarships February 1, 2016 $
Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students $
Gates Millennium Scholarship January 13, 2016 $12,000
Global Student Entrepreneur Awards $
Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship March 31, 2016 $10,000
Household Quotes Scholarship February 28, 2017 $1250.00
Internet Technology Scholarship December 18, 2015 $1000
IWLA National Scholarships April 1, 2015 $2500
Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship March 23, 2016 2,500
Jerry Minore Scholarship Available for Ag Students $1,000
John Kitt Memorial Scholarship April 1, 2016 $5000
K9 Carts Annual Scholarship August 31, 2015 $1000
Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship December 31, 2015 $1000
Learn.org Academic Scholarships April 1, 2016 $500-$1,000
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative February 13, 2015 $1000
Maryland Grain Producers Association Scholarship June 1, 2016 $2500
Maryland Greenhouse Growers Association Scholarship November 1, 2016 $1000-3000
Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Awards May 1, 2015 $2000
National Corn Growers Association- Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 2, 2016 $1000
National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA) Scholarship May 31, 2016 $2000-$2500
National Wheat Foundation Scholarship: Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship December 31, 2016 $1,500
NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for Sophomores January 29, 2016 $8,000
NOPHNRCSE Scholarship May 29, 2015 $1,000
Orchid Care Scholarship May 1, 2015 $500
PlushBeds Green/Environmental Scholarship December 15, 2014 $1000
Pork Industry Scholarships May 31, 2015 $2000-5000
ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships February 29, 2016 $500
Stay Fit in College Scholarship Award October 18, 2015 $700
The 2015 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship June 1, 2015 $1,000
The Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship $500
The Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship March 1, 2015 $50,000
The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award January 10, 2016 $1000
The Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Law Office of Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship July 15, 2015 $2000
The Marlin K. Hoff Scholarship July 1, 2016 $2,000
The Maryland State Fair Scholarship July 1, 2016 $2,000
The Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500.00
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship March 2, 2016 $5000
The National FFA Scholarship Program February 1, 2016
The Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500.00
Tillman Military Scholarship at the University of Maryland March 1, 2016 $
TrueGrid December 1, 2016 $2,500
Turner Pest Control Scholarship May 1, 2016 $1,500
UsBundles.com College Scholarship June 14, 2016 $1000
Veterinary Student Scholarship Award December 30, 2016 $500.00
Virginia P. Henry Scholarship May 1, 2016 $1000
White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship September 1, 2016 $500.00
William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 2, 2016 $1000
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