college of agriculture scholarships

The College of Agriculture has several scholarships available for prospective students as well as students currently enrolled in the college. The College of Agriculture awards over $2.5 million in scholarships each year to the undergraduate students in the college, made possible by the generous support of our Alumni and Friends. The College of Agriculture is well known by and invites applications from students who participated in FFA and 4-H.  The college also encourages applications from students of all backgrounds and experiences who can demonstrate scholastic excellence, civic or citizenship engagement, and character and leadership development. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Students are encouraged to complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship Application for Incoming Students prior to being admitted to Purdue University. However, College of Agriculture Scholarships will only be awarded to admitted students who have majors in the college.
  • New students applying to Purdue must submit their admission application and all required materials by November 1 to maximize consideration for university-wide and college scholarships and to receive an admission update on January 15.
  • Students must complete the Scholarship Application for Current Students each year, even for renewable scholarships. 
  • The FAFSA is not required for many College of Agriculture Scholarships.
  • Scholarship letters are emailed to the student's Purdue email. Students may access myPurdue for complete financial aid information.

Dates to Remember

October 1: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

October 1: The College of Agriculture scholarship application opens. 

November 1: Deadline for early action admission application. 

December 15: Priority date to submit your FAFSA to maximize need-based scholarship awards. 

December 15: College of Agriculture's scholarship application deadline for new, incoming students. 

March: In early March, incoming students (early-admit) will receive their financial aid notification. Students who did not submit early applications, will be notified on a rolling basis. Scholarship letters from the College of Agriculture will be emailed to student's Purdue email accounts. Students should also view the financial aid tab in myPurdue for their complete financial aid information.

October 1: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

October 1: The College of Agriculture scholarship application opens. 

February 1: College of Agriculture's scholarship application deadline. 

June: In mid-June, continuing students will receive their financial aid notifications. Scholarship letters from the College of Agriculture will be emailed to student's Purdue email accounts. Students should also view the financial aid tab in myPurdue for their complete financial aid information.

October 1: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

October 1: The College of Agriculture scholarship application opens.

April 15: College of Agriculture's scholarship application deadline for transfer students. 

June: In mid-June, continuing students will receive their financial aid notifications. Scholarship letters from the College of Agriculture will be emailed to student's Purdue email accounts. Students should also view the financial aid tab in myPurdue for their complete financial aid information.

Scholarships

Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc. for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Plant Sciences, Department of Agronomy, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Majors
  • Academic Merit
  • Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Undergraduates

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Beck’s Hybrid Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Beck’s Hybrids for incoming undergraduate freshmen in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen
  • Academic Merit
  • Great Leadership Potential

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Belcher Fulton County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Richard and Suzanne Belcher for incoming undergraduate freshmen in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Fulton County, Indiana;
  2. Department of Agricultural Economics Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Blume 4-H Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in the memory of Alice A. Blume for incoming undergraduate freshmen in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A student will initially receive the award as a freshmen but has the potential to renew the scholarship as long as the required criteria is maintained. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • 1-2 page essay on “How will your involvement in 4-H and your college education impact your future and how will you give back to agriculture or your community?”
  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Minimum of Five Years in 4-H
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Blume 4-H Scholarship’ by December 15.

Bratton-Brown Huntington and Montgomery County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for incoming undergraduate freshmen students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Preference will be given to freshmen year students who may continue to receive the scholarship in succeeding years as long as good academic standing is maintained. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Huntington or Montgomery County, Indiana
  • Standardized Aptitude Test Results
  • High School GPA
  • Financial Need
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Breaking New Ground Impairment Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agriculture and Biological Engineering, for incoming undergraduate freshmen or current undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is for students who have physical disabilities that seriously impair mobility, hearing, vision, and/or use of extremities that cannot be substantially corrected with the use of prescriptive or prosthetic devices. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Quality of the Application
  • Level of Need
  • Preference Given to Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. In addition, applicants must email a letter of application to the AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Breaking New Ground Impairment Agriculture Scholarship’. The email should include the following: documentation of the disabling condition, statement of need, statement of how funds will be used, and a summary of career goals being pursued.

Brown ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Brown Family and Tip-Top Farms for enrolled incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Tippecanoe or White County, Indiana
  2. Indiana Residents
  3. Strong Leadership Qualities
  4. Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Burkhardt Randolph County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. John R. Burkhardt and Dr. Frances Clemo for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Randolph County, Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Butler Plymouth Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Henry and Dorothy Butler for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Graduates of Plymouth High School, Plymouth, Indiana (or Successor School)
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Coats Clark & Washington County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Coats for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Incoming Freshmen from Borden High School, Indiana;
  2. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior-Level Students from Borden High School, Indiana, with a Minimum GPA of 2.65;
  3. Incoming Freshmen from any Clark or Washington County, Indiana, High School;
  4. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior-Level Students from any Clark or Washington County, Indiana, High School;
  5. Full-Time Students

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Cooper Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • Incoming Freshmen Students

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship established by Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, in memory of Dick Willsey, a former Purdue Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Recipients may apply for an annual renewal. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Students that Lost a Parent to a Farm-Related Injury
  • Indiana Residents
  • Quality of the Application
  • Level of Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. In addition, applicants must email a letter of application (maximum two pages) to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship’. The letter should include the following: documentation of parents’ death due to a farm-related injury, statement of need, and a statement of how funds will be used. Letter of application is due January 01.

Hageman FFA Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Steve and Sandra Hageman for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Preference is given to incoming undergraduate freshmen. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • High Degree of Leadership as Indiana State FFA Officer
  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the online Purdue Supplemental Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hellmich Decatur County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by family and friends of the late Paul and Robert Hellmich for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Decatur County, Indiana
  • 250-Word Essay, including the following; Brief Personal Background, Example of Service to Others, Understanding of the Importance of Personal Integrity
  • Minimum GPA of 2.70
  • Available to Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with subject line ‘Essay for Hellmich Decatur County Scholarship’ by December 15.

Hood Agronomy and Horticulture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Department of Agronomy or Department of Horticulture Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Jacques ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in memory of Colonel Fletcher P. Jacquess, a distinguished military leader and agriculture teacher, for incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of one of the following Indiana Counties: Gibson County, Posey County, Vanderburgh County, or Warrick County
  • Academic Merit
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Jennings Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Wayne Jennings for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Marquardt ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Marquardt Memorial Farm in Allen County, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of the following Indiana counties: Adams County, Allen County, DeKalb County, Huntington County, Noble County, Wells County, or Whitley County
  • Students of Purdue West Lafayette or Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

McVay ICM Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship by William and Marilyn McVay for incoming undergraduate freshmen students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen
  • Indiana Residents
  • Involvement in Agricultural Education and/or FFA
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65 and/or Upper Third of Graduating Class
  • Scholarship Award of Excellence Recipients are Not Eligible

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

O’Neall Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Annie K. Sifton as a memorial for their parents, J. Kelly and Margaret Ritchey O’Neall, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Rank in the Upper 20% of Their High School Class
  • Combined SAT Score of 1000 or ACT Score of 21
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Pearson ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau and other donors for President Harry L. Pearson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, or Animal Sciences Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Leadership Skills & Potential - Preference for Leadership in 4-H and/or FFA
  • 2-Page Essay on Topic ‘What Makes an Outstanding Leader?’

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Pearson ICM Agriculture Scholarship’ by December 15.

Reed Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in memory of Francis and Harriet Reed’s Greensburg, Indiana company Kova Fertilizer for incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Decatur County, Indiana, Pursuing an Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Botany and Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Science, Youth Development and Ag Education, or Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Major;
  2. Residents of Jackson County, Indiana, Pursuing an Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Botany and Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Science, Youth Development and Ag Education, or Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Major;
  3. Residents of Decatur County, Indiana, Pursuing any College of Agriculture Major;
  4. Residents of Jackson County, Indiana, Pursuing any College of Agriculture Major;
  5. Any College of Agriculture Major with a Minimum GPA of 2.8

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Russell Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Trego for incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Iroquois County, Illinois; Vermilion County, Illinois; Benton County, Indiana; Vermillion County, Indiana; or Warren County, Indiana
  • Academic Record
  • Class Rank
  • ACT and/or SAT Scores
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Sailer-Wedeking Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by David Schroeder in honor his aunt and uncle who hail from Posey County, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.80 OR rank in the top 15% of class is required. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their listed order:

  1. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  2. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture;
  3. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  4. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

steve smith memorial scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Red Gold Incorporated for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Plant and/or Crop Science Majors or an Interest in Agriculture Policy

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Straszheim Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Clara Belle Straszheim in memory of her husband Robert Straszehim for incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • United States Citizens
  • Rank in Upper 10% of Graduating High School Class
  • Academic Promise
  • Participation in School, Youth, Religious, or Community Service Organizations
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wadsworth Extracurricular Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Henry and Emily Wadsworth for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Children of Active or Retired Indiana Extension Staff;
  2. Purdue Musical Organization (PMO) Participation;
  3. Prior 4-H Participation

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Ward Montgomery County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ward of Crawfordsville, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Rank in the Top 20% of Their Graduating High School Class
  • Graduated from any Montgomery County, Indiana, High School
  • Accomplishments

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wickizer Marshall County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the estate of Esther M. Wickizer for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Incoming Freshmen or Current Students with Financial Need from Marshall County, Indiana;
  2. Suitable Aptitude (ie., Raised on a Farm or in a Rural Atmosphere)

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Williamson Academic Excellence Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mauri Williamson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum Three Year Consistent Involvement in National/State/Local FFA, 4-H, Academic or Athletic Activities, and/or Community Service
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wynkoop White County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wynkoop established in 2001, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • High School Graduation from Frontier High School or Tri-County High School in White County, Indiana
  • Letters of Recommendation from the High School Principal Indicating Future Involvement in Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the online Purdue Supplemental Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Wynkoop White County Agriculture Scholarship’ by December 15.

Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc. for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Plant Sciences, Department of Agronomy, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Majors
  • Academic Merit
  • Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Undergraduates

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Agriculture Biological and Process Engineering Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for sophomore undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Biological and Food Process Engineering Majors
  • Current Freshmen (Awarded for Sophomore Year)

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Baugh ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by John and Barbara Baugh for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Benham Senior Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Benham Family in memory of John F. Benham, a leader in plant protection, for undergraduate senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Great Potential for Exemplary Citizenship, Leadership, and Professional Growth
  • Spring Semester Seniors at the West Lafayette Campus
  • A Minimum of 90 Credit Hours Completed, with 60 Credit Hours from Purdue University
  • 15 or More Credit Hours the Preceding Semester
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Beuligmann ICM Merit Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Ann and Jason Beuligmann for students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Bible OSS Affordability Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Brent S. Bible and Mrs. Stacy A. Bible for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. The scholarship is annually renewable for a maximum four years as long as the student remains in good academic standing and continues a major in the College of Agriculture. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Out-of-State Residents
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Biddle Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: One or more scholarships sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. D. William Biddle and Mr. Richard E. Belcher for enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Breaking New Ground Impairment Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agriculture and Biological Engineering, for incoming undergraduate freshmen or current undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is for students who have physical disabilities that seriously impair mobility, hearing, vision, and/or use of extremities that cannot be substantially corrected with the use of prescriptive or prosthetic devices. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Quality of the Application
  • Level of Need
  • Preference Given to Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. In addition, applicants must email a letter of application to the AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Breaking New Ground Impairment Agriculture Scholarship’. The email should include the following: documentation of the disabling condition, statement of need, statement of how funds will be used, and a summary of career goals being pursued.

Burkhardt Randolph County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. John R. Burkhardt and Dr. Frances Clemo for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Randolph County, Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Butler Plymouth Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Henry and Dorothy Butler for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Graduates of Plymouth High School, Plymouth, Indiana (or Successor School)
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Carey Spirit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Christy Kettler Carey for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Members of the Purdue Athletics Spirit Squad and Purdue Pete Enrolled in the Department of Agricultural Economics
  2. Members of the Purdue Athletics Spirit Squad and Purdue Pete Enrolled in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Ceres Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Ceres Solutions Cooperative for rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Scholarships will be awarded to one rising sophomore, two rising juniors, and two rising seniors. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agricultural Systems Management, Agronomy, Crop Science, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, or Botany and Plant Pathology Majors
  • Minimum Purdue GPA of 2.65
  • Available to Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Undergraduates
  • Residents within the Ceres Trade Area (ceres.coop), including the following counties:
    • Benton County, Indiana
    • Cass County, Indiana
    • Clay County, Indiana
    • Elkhart County, Indiana
    • Fountain County, Indiana
    • Fulton County, Indiana
    • Hamilton County, Indiana
    • Howard County, Indiana
    • Huntington County, Indiana
    • Jasper County, Indiana
    • Knox County, Indiana
    • Kosciusko County, Indiana
    • Marshall County, Indiana
    • Miami County, Indiana
    • Montgomery County, Indiana
    • Newton County, Indiana
    • Parke County, Indiana
    • Pulaski County, Indiana
    • Steuben County, Indiana
    • Sullivan County, Indiana
    • Tippecanoe County, Indiana
    • Vermillion County, Indiana
    • Vigo County, Indiana
    • Wabash County, Indiana
    • Warren County, Indiana
    • Berrien County, Michigan
    • Branch County, Michigan
    • Missaukee County, Michigan
    • Newaygo County, Michigan
    • Oceana County, Michigan
 Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.
Chicago Farmers Junior Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Chicago Farmers since 1954 for undergraduate juniors in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • 60 to 90 Earned Credit Hours (Junior Status)
  • Financial Need (taking into account other scholarships and/or financial awards granted)
  • Service to Production Agriculture Career Path
  • Academic Record
  • Leadership and Campus Activities
  • Undergraduate Juniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Clore Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by endowment established by Ola O. Clore in 1983 for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Students Who Associate as Male
  • Evidence of Substantial Unmet Need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Coats Clark and Washington County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Coats for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Incoming Freshmen from Borden High School, Indiana;
  2. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior-Level Students from Borden High School, Indiana, with a Minimum GPA of 2.65;
  3. Incoming Freshmen from any Clark or Washington County, Indiana, High School;
  4. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior-Level Students from any Clark or Washington County, Indiana, High School;
  5. Full-Time Students

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dairy Farmers Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dairy Farmers of America, a cooperative based in Fairlawn, Ohio, for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is not renewable and cannot be awarded to the same student. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Priority Given to Students from a Milk Marketing Family/Dairy Farmers of America Family
  • Animal Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Food Science, Foods and Nutrition, Consumer and Family Sciences Education Majors
  • Academic Achievement
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Interest in the Dairy Industry
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50 based on 30 Completed Graded Credit Hours (15 Credit Hours Must be from Purdue University or Vincennes University)
  • Live within the Geographic Area Served by Sponsor
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dale ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Jacqueline Dale Broder and Michael Broder for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dale OSS Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Steve Dale for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Out-of-State Residents
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Dawson-Herrmann Independent Research Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Joseph S. Dawson, a Purdue University trustee, and Professor Klaus M. Herrmann, a faculty member of the Department of Biochemistry, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum One Semester of Independent Research with a Faculty Member of the School
  • Academic Record
  • Scholarship Application

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship established by Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, in memory of Dick Willsey, a former Purdue Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Recipients may apply for an annual renewal. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Students that Lost a Parent to a Farm-Related Injury
  • Indiana Residents
  • Quality of the Application
  • Level of Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. In addition, applicants must email a letter of application (maximum two pages) to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship’. The letter should include the following: documentation of parents’ death due to a farm-related injury, statement of need, and a statement of how funds will be used. Letter of application is due January 1.

Dittmar Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Will Ditzler and Mrs. Laurie Dittmar for junior undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial Need (FAFSA Must be Completed)
  • Junior Undergraduate Students

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Duke Landscape Architecture Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mrs. Karey Claghorn to honor the memory of Joshua ‘Josh’ Duke for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Landscape Architecture Majors
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by DuPont Pioneer for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agronomy Majors
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Eddleman 4-H & University Housing Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Current or Prior 4-H Members
  • Members of the University Housing Cooperative
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Elliott Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Floyd E. Elliott, a former resident of Oxford, Indiana, and a 1921 College of Agriculture graduate, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Facks Homestead and Bishop Luers High School Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Preference for Graduates of Homestead High School or Bishop Luers High School in Indiana
  • Minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Financial Need
  • Extracurriculars such as 4-H, FFA, Animal Care

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Fields Agricultural Economics and Animal Sciences Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Faye Gumpper Fields and Bob Fields for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Agricultural Economics or Animal Sciences Majors
  • Diligent Study Habits
  • Hardwork
  • Determination to Succeed
  • Available to Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Undergraduates

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Floreas Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Foltz ICM Agriculture Intern Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in memory of Donald E. Foltz and Jean Uran Foltz, who were educators committed to teaching and educating youth, for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the College of Agriculture or the College of Consumer and Family Sciences at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. A Completed Internship in the Indiana General Assembly of One of the Departments of Indiana Government
  2. Service in a Position of Leadership in an Organization such as University Students Government, 4-H, FFA, Option Club, Student Union, Debris, Exponent, etc.
  3. Performed at a Level of Excellence on the SAT Test (1800 with Writing, Math, and Verbal)
  4. Completed a College-Level Course in United States Government, United States History, or Similar Government or History Course
  5. Graduate of a High School in Vermillion or Parke County, Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Fraser Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Robert R. Fraser for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Quality of Application
  • Academic Record

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Friar Agricultural Education Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Robert E. Friar for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Financial Need
  • Preference to Agricultural Education Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Fuller Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Robert Fuller, an Extension educator and horticulture teacher at Vincennes University, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Transfers from Vincennes University with Six or Fewer Hours Remaining for an Associate in Science Degree
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Preference to Horticulture, Agronomy, General Agriculture, and Agricultural Economics Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Goecker Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Allan Goecker for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Graham-Rothgeb ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Gordon and Nancy Graham for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

GROWMARK Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by GROWMARK, an agricultural cooperated headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agribusiness Management, Agribusiness Agricultural Finance, Agribusiness Agricultural Marketing, Agribusiness Commodity Marketing, Agribusiness Food Marketing, Agricultural Economics Applied Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics Commodity Marketing, Agricultural Economics Quantitative Analysis, Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Systems Management, Crop Science, Farm Management, Sales and Marketing, or Turf Science Management Majors
  • Residents of Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, or Missouri
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Available to Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Gruel Senior Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Miss Elsie L. Gruel, a Chicago-area teacher formerly of Crown Point, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Completion of 100 Credit Hours at the Purdue West Lafayette Campus (None Credit Courses Do Not Apply)

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hageman FFA Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Steve and Sandra Hageman for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Preference is given to incoming undergraduate freshmen. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • High Degree of Leadership as Indiana State FFA Officer
  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the online Purdue Supplemental Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hall Sophomore-Junior Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Helen Rentschler in memory of her late brother Rex Hall, a 1911 College of Agriculture graduate, for undergraduate sophomore and junior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Completed 30 Credit Hours (28 Graded Hours)
  • Available to Undergraduate Sophomores and Juniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Halliday Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. S. Lee Halliday for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Hartman Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Stewart C. Hartman for undergraduate and/or graduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Hasler Agricultural Economics Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Joseph and Nila Hasler from Paris, Illinois, for undergraduate sophomore students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Greene County, Indiana, Majoring in the Department of Agricultural Economics;
  2. A Major in the Department of Agricultural Economics;
  3. Residents of Greene County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hatfield Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Carrie Hatfield for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hebble ICM Agronomy and Agricultural Economics Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Jeffrey and Dr. Susan Hebble for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Department of Agronomy Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Helena Agriculture Ambassador Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Helena Chemical Company for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit
  • Preference to AG Ambassadors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hellmich Decatur County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by family and friends of the late Paul and Robert Hellmich for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Decatur County, Indiana
  • 250-Word Essay, including the following; Brief Personal Background, Example of Service to Others, Understanding of the Importance of Personal Integrity
  • Minimum GPA of 2.70
  • Available to Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with subject line ‘Essay for Hellmich Decatur County Scholarship’ by December 15.

Hoeltke Horticulture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Alice Hoeltke in memory of her husband, Norbert Hoeltke, a 1952 College of Agriculture graduate, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agribusiness Management or Department of Horticulture Majors
  • Financial Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hood Agronomy and Horticulture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Department of Agronomy or Department of Horticulture Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Howell ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. David Howell for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University who reside in-state. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Huff Sophomore Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Neil A. Huff for undergraduate sophomore students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Sophomore Students
  • Preference for Agricultural Economics Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial Need
  • Available to Undergraduate Sophomores

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Hurst Upperclassmen Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Indiana Certified Crop Adviser for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Departments of Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Botany and Plant Pathology, Entomology, or Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Majors
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Jackson ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by family, friends, and business associates in memory of David E. Jackson, a 2000 graduate of the College of Agriculture, for sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Economics, Agronomic Business and Marketing, Agronomy, Farm Management, Soil and Crop Management, Soil and Crop Science, or Agricultural Systems Management Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Residents of one of the following Indiana counties: Fulton County, Jasper County, LaPorte County, Marshall County, Porter County, Pulaski County, or Starke County
  • Participation in 4-H, FFA, and/or a Family Farm Operation
  • Available to Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Jennings ICM Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Kurt Weston for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Jennings Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Wayne Jennings for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

John Hardin 4-H Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schollenberger and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Hardin, Jr. for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • 4-H Members (Two Year Participation Minimum)
  • Resident of Marion County, Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Kemper Agricultural Education and Economics Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Roger and Mary Kemper for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Agricultural Education or Agricultural Economics Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Kingsbury Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by <> for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Kohlhagen ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Kyle and Jill Kohlhagen for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Land O’Lakes Sophomore Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Land O’Lakes for undergraduate sophomore students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Merit and Agricultural Economics Majors;
  2. Merit and Agricultural and Biological Engineering Majors;
  3. Merit and Agriculture Systems Management Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Larson Junior-Senior Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by William A. Larson for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Juniors and Seniors;
  2. Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Department of Agronomy, or Youth Development and Agricultural Education Majors;
  3. Students Pursuing International Agriculture Development Activities in Haiti;
  4. Students Pursuing International Agriculture Development Activities in the Caribbean;
  5. Students Pursuing International Agriculture Development Activities in the Americas

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Latta-Meredith Senior Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Fred Whitford for undergraduate senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Exceptional Community Service
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Held a Job During the Summer and/or School Year
  • Undergraduate Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Leonard PMO Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Edwin C. Leonard and Virginia V. Leonard for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Students must have completed a minimum of two semesters with good academic merit and financial need. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Members of the Purduettes in the University’s PMO;
  2. Member of the PMO’s Varsity Glee Club;
  3. Member of Any Other PMO Ensemble;
  4. Any Other College of Agriculture Student with Good Academic Merit and Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Liechty Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Gregg D. Liechty, Luke E. Liechty, and Nathan Liechty, John D. Nidlinger, and Mark P. Merkel for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors;
  2. Intent and Interest in a Production Agriculture Career;
  3. Residents of Adams County, Allen County, Jay County, or Wells County, Indiana;
  4. Involvement in Community Engagement and Activities

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Lillie Hardin 4-H Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Lillie Hardin for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Members of Hendricks County or Porter County, Indiana, 4-H Program
  2. Members of the University’s Collegiate 4-H Program

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Love Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Ruth Martin Love for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need
  • Preference to Domestic Students

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Lynn-Nicholson Alpha Zeta Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Charles J. Lynn for undergraduate juniors or seniors in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University that are active members of the Purdue Chapter of Alpha Zeta. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Success
  • Leadership in Agricultural Organizations
  • Leadership on Campus
  • Leadership in Extracurricular Activities
  • Leadership and Development of Others within Alpha Zeta
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Selections will be done by an Alpha Zeta advisor.

Application Information: Contact Alpha Zeta advisor Professor Gary Steinhardt, Department of Agronomy.

Malsbary Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by G. David Malsbary and Anne G. Malsbary for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Maple Leaf Farms Food Industry Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Maple Leaf Farms for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Academic Grades in the Students’ Major Area of Study
  • Academic Interest in the Food Industry
  • Work or Cooperative Education Experience in the Food Industry
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Demonstrated Interest in Pursuing a Career in the Food Industry
  • Preference Given to Children of Maple Leaf Farms Employees with a Minimum of Five Years of Service
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Marquardt ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Marquardt Memorial Farm in Allen County, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of the following Indiana counties: Adams County, Allen County, DeKalb County, Huntington County, Noble County, Wells County, or Whitley County
  • Students of Purdue West Lafayette or Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Martin Special Project Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Eula Rose Martin in memory of Charles F. Martin, Paul Martin, and C. Russell Martin for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Currently Enrolled/Planning to Enroll in Special Project Courses
  • Academic Performance
  • Quality of Research Contribution
  • Desire for Continued Learning About the Conduct of Research in Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Mather Food Science Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by B. Zoe Mather for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Food Science Majors
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

McClintock Horticulture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by James A. McCammon, Lewis Mccammon Jr., and Tom McCammon in memory of James A. McClintock, a former professor of Horticulture, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Preference will be given to Horticulture Majors.

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

McKinney-Kirkpatrick ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mark G. and Julia McKinney, Charles McKinney, Thomas H. McKinney, Ted A. McKinney, and Rebecca J. Thompson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

McMillen Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dale McMillen for undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Merrell Environmental Sciences and Agricultural Economics Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Ted and Jean Merrell for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Environmental Sciences or Agricultural Economics Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Miller Animal Sciences Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by George M. Miller for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Department of Animal Sciences Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Milligan Clinton and Tippecanoe County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Rosetta C. Milligan for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Clinton or Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Capability and Interest in Agriculture
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Morgan County Master Gardener Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Morgan County Master Gardener Association for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Majors in Botany, Horticulture, Agronomy, or Soil Science
  • Preference to Morgan County, Indiana Residents
  • Minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Financial Need
  • Personal Statement (One Page or Less) Acknowledging the Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Morton ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by George and Nancy Morton for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Murchison Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Marshall A. and Dr. Berdine R. Martin for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Preference to Transfers from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva, Illinois
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Off Agronomy Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the estate of Albert A. and Helen Off for undergraduate juniors or seniors the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agronomy Majors
  • Academic Merit with a Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Contribution to Improve the Means and Methods of Agronomy
  • Financial Need
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Olive Smith Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

O’Neall Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Annie K. Sifton as a memorial for their parents, J. Kelly and Margaret Ritchey O’Neall, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Rank in the Upper 20% of Their High School Class
  • Combined SAT Score of 1000 or ACT Score of 21
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Ortman ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Scot Ortman for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Owen ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Owen for undergraduate and/or graduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Agricultural Economics or Agronomy Majors Residing in Southwest Indiana;
  2. College of Agriculture Students Residing in Southwest Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Parker Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dortha E. Parker and friends established in 1998 for the late Herbert E. Parker, who received his Ph.D. at Purdue in 1950 and was a professor of Biochemistry for thirty-nine years, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • United States Citizens
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Financial Need
  • Quality of Application, Including Paper with Examples of Personal Initiative and Commitment to Studies

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Parker Agriculture Scholarship’ by December 15.

Pearl Smith Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Pearson ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau and other donors for President Harry L. Pearson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, or Animal Sciences Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Leadership Skills & Potential - Preference for Leadership in 4-H and/or FFA
  • 2-Page Essay on Topic ‘What Makes an Outstanding Leader?’

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Pearson ICM Agriculture Scholarship’ by December 15.

Peterson ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Carol Peterson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Pfendler Junior-Senior Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in honor of David C. Pfendler, a counselor and advisor to generations of College of Agriculture students, for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Interest in Food, Agriculture, and/or Natural Resource Industries
  • Demonstrated Leadership
  • Sound Character
  • Good Citizenship
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Powers Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mrs. Margo Powers for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Pugsley Delaware County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Harman Pugsley in memory of his father, a farmer in Daleville, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Delaware County, Indiana OR Counties Adjacent to Delaware County, Indiana
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Redenbachers’ Top of the Crop Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Orville Redenbacher for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • United States Citizens
  • Minimum GPA of 3.30
  • Minimum of 60 Purdue Credit Hours
  • Agronomy, Food Science, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Agricultural Economics Majors
  • 500-Word Essay Answering ‘What one thing do I do better than anyone and why?’

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Redenbachers’ Top of the Crop Scholarship’ by December 15.

Rice Affordability Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Riggs ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Roy and Kathleen Riggs for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Riggs Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Kenton N. Riggs and Martha Lee Riggs Davis in memory of their father, O. B. Riggs, a class of 1920 graduate, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Runkle Johnson County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Lewis Runkle, whom operated a successful apple orchard for more than sixty years outside Edinburgh, Indiana, for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.65 and financial need is required. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Johnson County, Indiana;
  2. Residents of Counties Contiguous to Johnson County, Indiana;
  3. Residents of Any Other Indiana Counties;
  4. Financial Need and Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Sailer-Wedeking Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by David Schroeder in honor his aunt and uncle who hail from Posey County, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.80 OR rank in the top 15% of class is required. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their listed order:

  1. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  2. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture;
  3. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  4. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Sample Agricultural Communication Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mary C. Sample in memory of Glenn W. Sample, a 1935 Purdue Agricultural Economics graduate, for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University with a minimum GPA of 2.65. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Agricultural Communication Majors that have completed an agriculture communication internship in Indiana (internships should be with a recognized media outlet or an ag-related company, organization, or agency with duties that involve writing, editing, broadcast, advertising, public relations, marketing, or web design);
  2. Agricultural Communication Majors who have not complete an internship;
  3. Any other College of Agriculture majors.

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schmidt Turf Science Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Lee and Jean Schmidt for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Turf Science Majors
  • Financial Need - Preference to Students of Families with Moderate Income Levels
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schroeder Biochemistry Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by David and Joanna Marsh Schroeder of Dandridge, Tennessee, in memory of David’s parents who farmed over thirty years near Bargersville, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.60 is required. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Biochemistry Majors from White River Township in Johnson County, Indiana;
  2. Biochemistry Majors from Any Other Township in Johnson County, Indiana;
  3. Students from Johnson County, Indiana, with any Agriculture Major

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schuder Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mary Schuder of West Lafayette, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University with a minimum 2.65/4.00 GPA. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Entomology Majors;
  2. Horticulture Majors;
  3. Any College of Agriculture Student

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schuman 4-H Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mary Schuman for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum Five Years Participation in 4-H
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schweikhardt Henry and Rush County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Richard Schweikhardt for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Henry or Rush County, Indiana
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Leadership
  • Community Service

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Sellers Taylor High School Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Gene Sellers for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Graduates of Taylor High School, Indiana
  • Academic Merit
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Shelby ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Donald R. Shelby for undergraduate fifth semester students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum of 60 Credit Hours in the College of Agriculture
  • Major Other than Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Graduate of an Indiana High School
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • Community Service
  • Preference Given to Graduates of the following high schools: Attica High School, Covington High School, Fountain Central High School, North Vermillion High School, Seeger High School

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Shoemaker ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. S. Suzane Nielsen for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Stanforth-Boyd ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mark and Madelyn Stanforth for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

 

Swarthout Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Shirley and Steve Swarthout for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Syngenta Agronomy Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Syngenta for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Academic Merit
  • Agronomy Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Tate & Lyle ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Tate and Lyle for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Taylor Hamilton County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the estate of Dan Taylor for undergraduate student residents of Hamilton County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Students who have Resided in Hamilton County, Indiana, for a Minimum of Ten Years Prior to the Current Year

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Thrasher Animal Sciences Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. George Thrasher and Mrs. Jean Ruth Thrasher for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Department of Animal Sciences Majors

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Torr Putnam County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by family and friends of Jack W. Torr, a Putnam County businessman, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Scholarship
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • Financial Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Treese Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Knox County Purdue Agriculture Alumni Chapter in memory of William ‘Doc’ Treese, a long-time Purdue Agronomist, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Transfer Students from Vincennes University
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Turley ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by James and Mary Jo Turley for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Financial Need
  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Forestry and Natural Resources, or Agronomy Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Residents of one of the following counties in Indiana: Scott County, Clark County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Jennings County, Lawrence County, Orange County, Washington County

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Van Scoy Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the estate of the late Lloyd Van Scoy of Delphi, Indiana, for undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Veenhuizen Animal Sciences and Agricultural and Biological Engineering Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Edward and Sally Veenhuizen for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Commitment to Active Leadership
  • Preference to Animal Science or Agricultural and Biological Engineering Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Voliva ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Clarence Voliva, a resident of Woodburn, Oregon, established in 1999 to honor his parents Ernest and Eva Jane (Kinser) Voliva, whom brought the first registered Hereford cattle to Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents Residing South of US Highway 40
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65
  • Preference Given to Past Voliva Scholars

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wadsworth Extracurricular Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Henry and Emily Wadsworth for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Children of Active or Retired Indiana Extension Staff;
  2. Purdue Musical Organization (PMO) Participation;
  3. Prior 4-H Participation

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Walton Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Izaak Walton League of America for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 3.1 is required. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. College of Agriculture Juniors or Seniors Majoring in the Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
  2. An Indiana Resident in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Ward Montgomery County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ward of Crawfordsville, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Rank in the Top 20% of Their Graduating High School Class
  • Graduated from any Montgomery County, Indiana, High School
  • Accomplishments

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wickizer Marshall County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the estate of Esther M. Wickizer for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Incoming Freshmen or Current Students with Financial Need from Marshall County, Indiana;
  2. Suitable Aptitude (ie., Raised on a Farm or in a Rural Atmosphere)

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Williams ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Irene Williams for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Williamson Academic Excellence Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mauri Williamson for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum Three Year Consistent Involvement in National/State/Local FFA, 4-H, Academic or Athletic Activities, and/or Community Service
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Williamson Ambassador Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mauri and June Williamson for undergraduate junior or senior students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Active Involvement in Ag Ambassador Program
  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Willsey Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by George L. Hanna and CY Gerde for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Quality of Application
  • Academic Merit
  • Level of Need

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Woods Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International in honor of founder Robert J. Woods for undergraduate sophomore students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Completed 30 Credit Hours (28 Graded Hours)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Preference to Plant Sciences and Agribusiness Majors
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.  

Woodward Agronomy Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Linda Woodward Bard and Donn A. Baird in memory of Maurice B. Woodward, a College of Agriculture graduate of 1926, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Agronomy Majors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Wynkoop White County Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wynkoop established in 2001, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • High School Graduation from Frontier High School or Tri-County High School in White County, Indiana
  • Letters of Recommendation from the High School Principal Indicating Future Involvement in Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the online Purdue Supplemental Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Wynkoop White County Agriculture Scholarship’ by December 15.

Transfer to Purdue AG Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship for students transferring to the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. The Transfer to Purdue AG Scholarship is given to transfer students for their admitted academic year to Purdue University College of Agriculture.  The award amount is $1,000 and is non-renewable. The number of scholarships given will vary each year.

To be considered for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. at their current or previous higher learning institution. Transfer students who are admitted must complete the application and submit their current transcripts by April 15.  Click here for the 2022-23 application.

Fuller Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Robert Fuller, an Extension educator and horticulture teacher at Vincennes University, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Transfers from Vincennes University with Six or Fewer Hours Remaining for an Associate in Science Degree
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Preference to Horticulture, Agronomy, General Agriculture, and Agricultural Economics Majors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Halderman Farms Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Halderman Farm Management Service, Inc. for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Transfer from Ivy Tech Community College OR Another 2-Year Associate Degree Program Affiliate
  • Intent to Obtain Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Murchison Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Marshall A. and Dr. Berdine R. Martin for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Preference to Transfers from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva, Illinois
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Treese Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Knox County Purdue Agriculture Alumni Chapter in memory of William ‘Doc’ Treese, a long-time Purdue Agronomist, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Transfer Students from Vincennes University
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Beck’s Hybrid Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Beck’s Hybrids for incoming undergraduate freshmen in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen
  • Academic Merit
  • Great Leadership Potential

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Bible OSS Affordability Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. Brent S. Bible and Mrs. Stacy A. Bible for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. The scholarship is annually renewable for a maximum four years as long as the student remains in good academic standing and continues a major in the College of Agriculture. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Out-of-State Residents
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Blume 4-H Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored in the memory of Alice A. Blume for incoming undergraduate freshmen in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A student will initially receive the award as a freshmen but has the potential to renew the scholarship as long as the required criteria is maintained. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • 1-2 page essay on “How will your involvement in 4-H and your college education impact your future and how will you give back to agriculture or your community?”
  • Academic Merit
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Minimum of Five Years in 4-H
  • Incoming Undergraduate Freshmen

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. Essays and/or additional requirements must be emailed to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Blume 4-H Scholarship’ by December 15.

Brown ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Brown Family and Tip-Top Farms for enrolled incoming undergraduate freshmen students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Residents of Tippecanoe or White County, Indiana
  2. Indiana Residents
  3. Strong Leadership Qualities
  4. Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dairy Farmers Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dairy Farmers of America, a cooperative based in Fairlawn, Ohio, for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is not renewable and cannot be awarded to the same student. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Priority Given to Students from a Milk Marketing Family/Dairy Farmers of America Family
  • Animal Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Food Science, Foods and Nutrition, Consumer and Family Sciences Education Majors
  • Academic Achievement
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Interest in the Dairy Industry
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50 based on 30 Completed Graded Credit Hours (15 Credit Hours Must be from Purdue University or Vincennes University)
  • Live within the Geographic Area Served by Sponsor
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Dale OSS Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Steve Dale for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Out-of-State Residents
  • Academic Merit
  • Financial Need

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship established by Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, in memory of Dick Willsey, a former Purdue Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Recipients may apply for an annual renewal. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Students that Lost a Parent to a Farm-Related Injury
  • Indiana Residents
  • Quality of the Application
  • Level of Need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship. In addition, applicants must email a letter of application (maximum two pages) to AgScholarships@purdue.edu with the subject line ‘Essay for Dick Willsey Freshmen Agriculture Scholarship’. The letter should include the following: documentation of parents’ death due to a farm-related injury, statement of need, and a statement of how funds will be used. Letter of application is due January 1.

Milligan Clinton and Tippecanoe County Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the late Rosetta C. Milligan for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Residents of Clinton or Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Capability and Interest in Agriculture
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Murchison Transfer Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. Marshall A. and Dr. Berdine R. Martin for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Preference to Transfers from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva, Illinois
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Owen ICM Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Owen for undergraduate and/or graduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Agricultural Economics or Agronomy Majors Residing in Southwest Indiana;
  2. College of Agriculture Students Residing in Southwest Indiana

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Sailer-Wedeking Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by David Schroeder in honor his aunt and uncle who hail from Posey County, Indiana, for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. A minimum GPA of 2.80 OR rank in the top 15% of class is required. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their listed order:

  1. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  2. Residents of Posey County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture;
  3. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, Majoring in Biochemistry;
  4. Residents to Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Pike, or Gibson County, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Schmidt Turf Science Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Lee and Jean Schmidt for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Turf Science Majors
  • Financial Need - Preference to Students of Families with Moderate Income Levels
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application and the FAFSA to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

steve smith memorial scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Red Gold Incorporated for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Indiana Residents
  • Plant and/or Crop Science Majors or an Interest in Agriculture Policy

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Thrasher Animal Sciences Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Dr. George Thrasher and Mrs. Jean Ruth Thrasher for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Academic Merit
  • Department of Animal Sciences Majors

Application Information: The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid direct awards this scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Wadsworth Extracurricular Agriculture Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Henry and Emily Wadsworth for undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors in their ranked order:

  1. Children of Active or Retired Indiana Extension Staff;
  2. Purdue Musical Organization (PMO) Participation;
  3. Prior 4-H Participation

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.

Woods Merit Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International in honor of founder Robert J. Woods for undergraduate sophomore students in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Completed 30 Credit Hours (28 Graded Hours)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Preference to Plant Sciences and Agribusiness Majors
  • Academic Merit

Application Information: Complete the College of Agriculture Scholarship application to be considered for this College of Agriculture Scholarship.  

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

National and International Scholarships Office (NISO) holds a Scholarships Week every September. The week long fair is a bundled week of information sessions on the distinguished awards NISO coordinates and how to secure campus endorsement. Apply now as an undergraduate. 

There are many opportunties to explore. Reward your STEM research with a Goldwater or Astronaut Scholarship; finance your study of a language abroad with a Boren, Critical Language Scholarship, or Gilman Scholarship; jumpstart your career in environmental concerns or in Native American tribal policy with a Udall Scholarship; go to graduate school for the arts, humanities or social sciences on a Beinecke Scholarship; or bring your commitment as a leader for change, no matter your discipline, to graduate school with a Truman Scholarship. 

Looking ahead, we offer overview sessions for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program as well as for the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge, Churchill, and Schwarzman scholarships for graduate school abroad and Stanford Knight-Hennessey Scholars Program. Follow the following link for a full schedule of events and to learn more about NISO opportunities: NISO Week.

Purdue Class of 1937 Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship sponsored by the Purdue Class of 1937. Criteria for determining recipients of this scholarship include leadership, character, and scholarship. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Enrolled at Purdue University West Lafayette Campus;
  • Registered for a Minimum 12 Credit Hours; 
  • Classified as an Undergraduate Sophomore, Junior, or Senior;
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Higher;
  • Good Academic and Social Standing with the University;
  • United States Citizen;
  • Evidence of Leadership Potential and Ability

Application Information: Complete the application by following this link: Purdue Class of 1937 Scholarship Application

Charles O. McGaughey Leadership Award

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship established by 1939 Purdue University graduate Charles O. McGaughey to recognize Purdue undergraduate students who have shown outstanding leadership abilities and have demonstrated “an appreciation for basic American values,” including: liberty, the democratic form of government, and a commitment to community service and service to the university. Criteria for determining recipients of this scholarship include leadership, character, and scholarship. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Undergraduate Student;
  • Enrolled at Purdue University West Lafayette Campus;
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or Higher; 
  • Demonstrated Outstanding Leadership Abilities during Purdue Tenure; 
  • Demonstrate an Appreciation for the Values of Liberty, the Democratic Form of Government, and an Appreciation of the Importance of Respect for Others and for the Diversity of the United States; 
  • No Evidence of Addiction to Drugs or Alcohol; 
  • No Criminal Record; 
  • Good Academic and Social Standing with the University

Application Information: Complete the application by following this link: Charles O. McGaughey Leadership Award Scholarship Application.

The Eli Lilly and Company Make Life Better Scholarship

Overview and Selection Criteria: A scholarship intended to create opportunities for thirty diverse Purdue students over the next three years. Lilly will fund ten scholarships of up to $1,000 each to be awarded each year, starting in the spring of calendar year 2022. The Purdue University Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships will select the scholarships on an annual basis by selecting qualified students through the application process outlined below. Scholarships will be awarded for the spring semester and carry over to the following fall semester, provided the student continues to meet eligibility criteria. Scholarships are one-time awards for each student and are not renewable. Selections will be made based upon the following factors:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Sophomore Students
  • STEM Majors
  • Immediate Family Cannot be Employed by Eli Lilly and Company

Application Information: Applications should be submitted by November 15 to Eric Woods (PEWoods@purdueforlife.org). The following items are to be included as a part of the application:

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcript
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay - In 1,200 words or less answer all of the following questions: 
    1. How do you intend to Make Life Better upon graduation? 
    2. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity perspective to Eli Lilly and Company? 
    3. What are your plans after undergraduate or areas of interest? How has your diversity (cultural heritage, race, gender, socio-economic background, family, work, and/or school experiences, etc.) contributed to who you are today and your pursuit of a career?
    4. What financial challenges do you anticipate as you pursue your college education?
    5. How do you plan to overcome the identified challenges? 

To review each scholarship please click on their named links for additional information and application information.

In partnership with the Indiana 4-H Foundation, the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program annually awards more than $125,000.00 in scholarships to 4-H members to pursue post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded to recognize youth participating in Indiana’s 4-H Youth Development Program on their achievements and life skill development resulting from their participation in a variety of 4-H experiences. To view scholarships, use the following link:

4-H Scholarships

To review each scholarship please click on their named links for additional information and application information.

Martin Agricultural Research Fund Scholarship - Deadline Thursday, April 14, 2022
Annually, the Office of Academic Programs awards multiple $2,000 scholarship ($1,000/semester) to students who demonstrate high academic performance, quality research contributions, and a desire for continued learning about research in agriculture. The scholarship is applied towards student's Purdue tuition and fees in the following academic year through the Financial Aid Office. The Office of Agricultural Research and Graduate Education provides an additional $500 to the student's faculty mentor for supplies and expenses incurred during the student's research. These scholarships are very competitive awards with recipients and mentors being selected by the College of Agriculture Administration. Application deadline is April 14 at 5:00pm for the Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 academic year scholarships.