The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) at the University of Maryland has provided hands-on learning and career growth opportunities to aspiring farmers, horticulturists, landscape managers, and golf/turf professionals since 1965.
Your generous donation will help deserving IAA students reach their academic goals via experiential learning, professional development activities, and scholarships. Please contribute to your fund of choice using the links below.
Opportunities to Give
Institute of Applied Agriculture Enhancement Fund
The IAA Enhancement Fund supports scholarships, professional development opportunities (including participation in conferences and student competitions), curriculum enhancement, hands-on projects, and other action-learning activities.
Institute of Applied Agriculture Program Development Fund
The IAA Program Development Fund supports and encourages teaching of educational programs at the Institute of Applied Agriculture.
Dr. J. Kevin Mathias Scholarship Fund
Dr. J. Kevin Mathias joined the IAA faculty in 1979. During his 38 years, he taught thousands of students, gave nearly 200 talks at turfgrass conferences and workshops, and prepared over 30 teams for national competitions. This fund provides annual scholarships for students in the IAA, so that Dr. Mathias's legacy of helping students launch successful careers may continue.
Edward M. Bowman Family Scholarship Fund
The Edward M. Bowman Family Scholarship Fund provides annual scholarships for one or more students enrolled at the IAA who possess strong leadership skills and who have demonstrated enthusiasm for experiential learning.
Maryland Turfgrass Alumni Association Fund
The Maryland Turfgrass Alumni Association Fund provides annual support for turfgrass and golf course management education within the IAA.
Turf Equipment & Supply Company, Inc. Scholarship Fund
The Turf Equipment & Supply Company, Inc. (TESCO) Scholarship Fund provides annual support for students enrolled at the IAA with the intention of pursuing a green industry career.