College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Scholarships

Industry scholarships:

The opportunities listed at the bottom of this page are offered by external organizations. These awards are specific to students who intend to pursue careers in agriculture, natural resources, and related industries.

IAA scholarships:

IAA-based awards specifically for IAA students are also available. Visit our IAA Scholarships page to learn more and apply.

Additional opportunities:

Students are also eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the University of Maryland (UMD) and/or the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR). Visit the UMD Office of Student Financial Aid and/or the AGNR Scholarships page to learn more.

Scholarship Namesort descending Application Deadline Max Amount
Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 11, 0000 $1,000
AFA LEADER AND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS March 1, 0000 Varies
American Farm Scholarship March 1, 0000 $2,000
American Floral Endowment Scholarships May 1, 0000 varies
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship January 5, 0000 $10,000
Baltimore County Farm Bureau Scholarship $2,500
Bartlett Tree Foundation Annual Scholarship Fund $1,000
Beef Industry Scholarship November 15, 0000 $1,500
Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship May 31, 0000 $4,000
Catherine M. Brinkley Interest-Free Loan Fund June 1, 0000 $3,500 loan
Cecil Massie Scholarship $500
Chad Dulin Clark Memorial Scholarship $1,000
CHS Foundation Scholarship March 15, 0000 $1,000
CHS High School Scholarships Program April 1, 0000 $1,000
Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Endowment February 28, 0000 Up to 5,000
Daughers of American Agriculture Scholarship(s) June 1, 0000 $1,000
Daughters of American Ag for Further Education June 1, 0000 $1,000
Dave Dowling Scholarship February 15, 2018 500
Davey Tree Expert Company Arbor Grant September 27, 0000
Delmarva Poultry Industry Scholarship Program April 1, 0000 $4,000
ESAGCS Founders and Drew Smith Memorial Scholarships October 25, 2000
Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Scholarship January 13, 2000 $10,000
Garden Center Symposium Scholarship December 1, 0000
GCSAA Scholars Competition June 1, 0000 $6,000
GIE Media's Horticulture Scholarship Program April 15, 0000 $2,500
GreenPal Business Scholarship April 1, 0000 $2000
Harford County 4-H Memorial Scholarship May 1, 0000 $1,000
Harford County Farm Bureau Scholarship April 27, 0000 $1,000
Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) Scholarships September 1, 0000 $3,000
HRI Muggets Scholarship May 31, 0000 $1,500
HRI Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship May 31, 0000 $3,000
Irrigation Foundation Scholarship Program February 15, 0000 $2,500
KAFMO’s Waddington/Harper Turfgrass Scholarship December 15, 0000 $500
MAC-ISA Frank Santamour Arboriculture Scholarship September 4, 0000 $1,250
Maryland 4-H Foundation Academic Awards June 1, 0000 $2,500
Maryland Farm Bureau Scholarship February 1, 0000 $2,000
Maryland Grain Producers Scholarship June 1, 0000 $2500
Maryland Sheep Breeders Association Scholarship Awards July 1, 0000 $500
Maryland State Fair and Marlin K. Hoff Scholarships
Maryland State Grange May 1, 0000
Maryland Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients
Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents (MAAGCS) November 13, 0000 $1,500
MNLGA Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship January 27, 0000 $5,000
Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala June 30, 0000 $2,000
Montgomery County Farm Bureau, Inc. Scholarship May 5, 0000 $3,000
National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation $3,000
National Dairy Promotion and Research Board Scholarship April 27, 0000 $3,500
NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship December 2, 0000 $1,000
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards December 18, 0000 $25,000
Nicholson Scholarship Applications April 16, 2018 500
Orchid Care Scholarship May 1, 0000 $500
PGMS DC Branch Scholarship March 1, 0000
Proven Winners Horticulture Scholarship April 1, 0000 $2000
Seibel and MAEF Scholarship April 1, 0000 $1,000
Shinoda Foundation Scholarship March 30, 2018 5,000
Sidney B. Meadows Horticulture Scholarship May 27, 0000 $1,500
Sports Turf Managers Association "SAFE" Scholarship October 15, 0000 $1,000
Student Film Project Contest: Green Living Project $1,000
Tom Hartsock Animal Management Scholarship (awarded on even years only) November 17, 0000
Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association Scholarship March 1, 0000 $2,000
United Agribusiness League & United Ag Benefit Trust Scholarship December 31, 0000
University Of Maryland Veterans Scholarships April 28, 2018
Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship June 1, 0000 $1,000
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