College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Scholarships

Through the generosity of alumni, industry partners, and friends of the college, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) offers scholarships to talented undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in one of our academic majors. AGNR scholarships are awarded based on merit, scholarship application materials, and a variety of other factors. Please review the following sections to determine which scholarships you are eligible to apply for. If you have any questions, please contact our Scholarship Coordinator, Hollin Roberts at hrobert1@umd.edu

Current Student Scholarships

Scholarships for current and transfer students are awarded annually by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Students must complete the Current Student Online Application by May 15, 2017. Applicants will be considered for every scholarship administered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for which they are eligible. Only students receiving a scholarship will be notified. Scholarship awards will be released in early June 2017.

Study Abroad Scholarships

Summer 2017/Fall 2017:
The Study Abroad Online Application is available for students who will travel this Summer 2017 or Fall 2017. Applications are due by May 15, 2017. Scholarship awards will be released in early June 2017. Only students receiving a scholarship will be notified. 
 
Applications for Winter and Spring 2018 will be due next November 1st. 

 

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

New Freshmen Scholarships

The scholarship program for entering freshmen is competitive and based on academic merit, scholarship materials, and a variety of other factors. The scholarship application for prospective students who have been recently admitted to the University of Maryland for Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 in majors within AGNR were due on March 5, 2017.

Students who submitted their application by the deadline will be automatically considered for every scholarships administered by AGNR for which they are eligible. Decisions will be released 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

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 Deadlinesort descending Max Amount
The Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship $500
Global Student Entrepreneur Awards $
The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship $500
The Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship $500
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship $50,000
Dreamkeepers Emergency Assistance Grant $500-$1500
Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students $10,000
PlushBeds Green/Environmental Scholarship December 15, 2014 $1000
American Farm Publications Scholarship March 1, 2015 $1000
IWLA National Scholarships April 1, 2015 $2500
Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Awards May 1, 2015 $2000
NOPHNRCSE Scholarship May 29, 2015 $1,000
Pork Industry Scholarships May 31, 2015 $2000-5000
Stay Fit in College Scholarship Award October 18, 2015 $700
Internet Technology Scholarship December 18, 2015 $1000
Department of Homeland Security Scholarships January 5, 2016 $
The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award January 10, 2016 $1000
American Horse Publications Student Award January 22, 2016 $750-$1000
NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for Sophomores January 29, 2016 $8,000
The National FFA Scholarship Program February 1, 2016
ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships February 29, 2016 $500
Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Scholarship February 29, 2016 $1000
The Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500.00
The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500.00
The Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
The Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship March 1, 2016 $500
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Scholarships March 1, 2016 $2500
Tillman Military Scholarship at the University of Maryland March 1, 2016 $
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship March 2, 2016 $5000
Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship March 23, 2016 2,500
Credit Card Insider Student Scholarship April 1, 2016 $1000
Virginia P. Henry Scholarship May 1, 2016 $1000
Turner Pest Control Scholarship May 1, 2016 $1,500
2016 Scholarship NOPHNRCSE May 27, 2016 $1000
Maryland Grain Producers Association Scholarship June 1, 2016 $2500
UsBundles.com College Scholarship June 14, 2016 $1000
K9 Carts Annual Scholarship August 31, 2016 $1000
White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship September 1, 2016 $500.00
Maryland Greenhouse Growers Association Scholarship November 1, 2016 $1000-3000
Critical Language Scholarship November 17, 2016 $
TrueGrid December 1, 2016 $2,500
William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 2, 2016 $1000
National Corn Growers Association- Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 2, 2016 $1000
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. Beef Industry Scholarship December 14, 2016 $1500
Veterinary Student Scholarship Award December 30, 2016 $500.00
National Wheat Foundation Scholarship: Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship December 31, 2016 $1,500
Jerry Minore Scholarship Available for Ag Students December 31, 2016 $1,500
Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship January 4, 2017 $800-$1500
Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement January 13, 2017 $10,000
Gates Millennium Scholarship January 15, 2017 $12,000
Certified Angus Beef Colvin Scholarship Award January 16, 2017 $1000-$5000
FFA Scholarships February 8, 2017 $
Boren Scholarship - National Security Education Program February 9, 2017 $8000-20000
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative February 17, 2017 $1000
CAPAL’s Public Service Scholarship Program February 28, 2017 $3,000
Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Endowment March 1, 2017 $1,500
American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship March 1, 2017 Varies by year
Edward V. Goetz Environmental Science Scholarship March 15, 2017 $2000
Household Quotes Scholarship March 30, 2017 $1250.00
Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship March 31, 2017 $10,000
Learn.org Academic Scholarships April 1, 2017 $500-$1,000
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan April 1, 2017 $2500-4000
Delmarva Poultry Industry College Scholarship Program April 3, 2017 $1,500.00
Central Scholarship April 3, 2017 $
Delmarva Poultry Industry Scholarship April 3, 2017 $1500-$4000
John Kitt Memorial Scholarship April 4, 2017 $5000
Chad Dulin Clark Memorial Scholarship April 13, 2017 $1000
Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship May 1, 2017 $1000
Orchid Care Scholarship May 1, 2017 $500
Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarship May 3, 2017 $14,400
National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA) Scholarship May 31, 2017 $2000-$2500
The 2015 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship June 1, 2017 $1,000
Collegiate Inventors Competition June 5, 2017
ATTSavings.com Scholarship June 14, 2017 $1000
Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship June 15, 2017 $3,000
The Maryland State Fair Scholarship July 1, 2017 $2,000
The Marlin K. Hoff Scholarship July 1, 2017 $2,000
The Law Office of Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship July 15, 2017 $2000
Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship July 31, 2017 $1000
Apartment List Scholarship September 1, 2017 $500
The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship. December 31, 2017 $1000
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship January 5, 2018 Varies
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