Scholarships: Agricultural

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Outside Scholarship Description Approximate Deadline
American Society for Enology and Viticulture Students entering their junior year or higher with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater and a major emphasizing enology, viticulture, or a science pertinent to the wine and grape industry.  Applicants may reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States. March
American Society of Agronomy (CA Chapter) Scholarships for California residents enrolled in a degree program in crop production, plant science, soil science, or a related science field at a UC or CSU.  Applicants must be of a sophomore standing or above with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. January
Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships Students pursuing studies in sustainable and organic agriculture January
Association of California Water Agencies For students pursuing water resources degrees including (but not limited to) agriculture, engineering, environmental studies, and public administration. February
California Cattlewomen and Cattlemen Scholarship Current juniors and seniors who graduated from a California high school, and are enrolled full-time in an agricultural course of study with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. April
California Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships California residents who are members of the California Farm Bureau Federation and are planning a career in the agricultural industry. March
California Strawberries Scholarship Fund For children of California strawberry farm workers. February
California Wine Grape Growers Foundation High school seniors with a parent or legal guardian employed as a vineyard worker or wine grape grower March
California Women for Agriculture Scholarship - Central Valley Chapter High school seniors and current undergraduates that currently reside in Fresno or Madera county who are pursuing a degree and career in agriculture that demonstrate financial need. March
California Women for Agriculture Scholarship - Lake Country Chapter High school seniors and current undergraduates from Lake County with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater who are pursuing a degree related to agriculture. April
Caner's Foundation Scholarship For students majoring in horticulture, agribusiness, viticulture, or pomology. March

Charles P. Lake - Rain for Rent Scholarship

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For students with majors in agriculture, engineering, or construction management. April
Clair A. Hill Scholarship For California residents pursuing degrees in engineering, agricultural or urban water supply, environmental studies, or public administration.  Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year. February
Coos County Master Gardener Association Coos County (OR) residents studying plant related fields including:  agriculture, biology, botany, biochemistry, entomology, forestry, horticulture, or landscape design. April
Daughters of American Agriculture Must be a female farmer or rancher, or the wife, daughter or other close relative of a farmer, rancher or other person employed in agriculture.  Applicant must have financial need and a knowledge of or work experience in agriculture. June
DFA Scholarship Foundation High school seniors or current undergraduates pursuing a major in an agricultural business related field in California.  Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. April
Don Diego Scholarship High school seniors from San Diego County who have participated in the San Diego County Fair or Del Mar Fairgrounds events and are pursuing agricultural education. March
Folsom Garden Club Residents of Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo counties with a GPA of 3.0 or greater who will be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year.  Applicant must major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, forestry, agronomy, conservation, plant pathology, environmental concerns, or related areas. April
Food Safety Auditing Institute Scholarship Students who have completed at least two years of college with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater, are enrolled in a food or agricultural science major, and have a true interest in the field of accrediting food safety auditing. September
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program Multiple scholarship programs for California residents that are currently enrolled as undergraduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and are enrolled in an agriculturally related major. March
Imperial County Farm Bureau For students with a 2.5 or greater GPA studying for a career in agriculture. April
Julia I. Carrington Foundation Scholarship $10,000 scholarships for students that graduated from a Solano County high school, in an undergraduate planning an agricultural career, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.  UC Davis is one of only two eligible universities for this scholarship. June, September, December
Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Sophomore, junior, and senior students pursuing a career related to floriculture with a related major. March
Migrant Farmworker Scholarship Variety of scholarships for students with a recent history of movement for agricultural employment. Various
National FFA For students with agricultural majors. February
National Garden Clubs Scholarship U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents entering their junior or senior year that are planning careers related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture. February
National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Full time students entering their junior or senior year who are pursuing a poultry or related agricultural degree (agricultural business, poultry science, food science, animal science, pre vet, food marketing, agricultural economics, etc.). May
National Wheat Foundation Scholarship High school seniors or current undergraduates pursuing agricultural degrees.  Applicants must either be a member, related to a member, or nominated by a member of the National Association of Wheat Growers. December
Paulsen Family Scholarship Students who graduated from a high school in Colusa or Sutter counties.  High school applicants must plan to major in agriculture, agribusiness, veterinary medicine, forestry, wildlife management, or natural resources.  Undergraduates must have an agriculture major.  All applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. April
Roseville Better Gardens Club Scholarship Current undergraduates pursuing a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Students must also be either permanent or temporary residents of El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento or Yolo counties and attending a college or university in these counties. May
Sacramento Farm Bureau for Agricultural Education For students with agricultural majors.  Awards are based on scholastic achievement, leadership skills, agricultural and community involvement. April
San Diego Farm Bureau Scholarship For students with agricultural majors who are residents of San Diego county. April
Sonoma County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship Current undergraduate residents of Sonoma county planning agriculture related careers with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater. April
Society of Women Engineers Sacramento Valley Section Scholarships for female students currently enrolled in and seeking a degree in an Engineering or Computer Science undergraduate program in the Sacramento Valley area. March
Southern California Garden Club Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduates who are residents of Los Angeles, Ventura or San Bernardino counties, and are in a program focusing on horticulture, landscaping, botany, biology, earth science, or a related major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. April
Sullivan Supply Youth Scholarship Students aged 21 and younger who display a passion for the livestock show industry and/or livestock production. March
Syngenta/FarmAssist For students with agricultural majors. May
Tehama County Cattle Women Scholarship Two scholarship programs (one for Ag majors, and one for non-Ag majors who are children of Ag families) for students who are U.S. citizens that have been residents of Tehama County and graduated from a Tehama County High School, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, and are entering their sophomore year or higher. May
United Agribusiness League Scholarship Students with an affiliation to the United Agribusiness League in any major.  Must have a 2.5 GPA or greater. January
World Ag Expo Scholarship High school seniors from Madera, Fresno, Tulare, or Kern counties with future educational and career plans in agriculture. January