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.
The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and you can view the University's updates on it's response at https://umd.edu/virusinfo.
Students experiencing financial difficulty or crisis due to the coronovirus pandemic may apply for emergency financial assistance through the UMD Student Crisis Fund.
At this time we do not expect any changes to the AGNR Scholarship deadlines or release timelines. If changes are made, students/applicants will be notified via email and the information will be posted on this website.
If you have any questions, please contact our Program Director for Recruitment and Student Engagement, April Brohawn at email@example.com.
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 2020 or Spring 2021 in majors within the College of AGNR is now CLOSED.
Note: Students who have received merit aid from the University are still eligible to apply for college- and department-level scholarship funds. University-level merit aid notices were released late-February.
The deadline to submit a New Freshman Scholarship application is March 8, 2020. Students who submit their application by the deadline are automatically considered for every scholarship administered by AGNR for which they are eligible.
Notifications will be sent by April 8, 2020.
It is recommended that admitted students also visit their AGNR department's website for any additional scholarships that may be administered through private funds.
Scholarships for current and transfer students are awarded annually by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The Current/Transfer student application is available NOW and is due by May 15, 2020. 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.
All scholarship awards for academic year 2019-20 have been released. If you have any questions or have emergency financial need, please contact April Brohawn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer 2020/Fall 2020
The study abroad application for students traveling in Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 will be available in March and due on May 1, 2020. Only students receiving a scholarship will be notified.
The Graduate students scholarship application for students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are closed for the 2019-20 academic year. Please check back in Fall 2020 for information regarding 2020-21 scholarships.
List of External/Outside Scholarship Opportunities:
See below for links to helpful resources when exploring funding opportunities.
- External scholarship search engines: