Paying for College

A college degree is an aspiration that can be challenging to achieve when viewed through a financial lens.  Therefore we want to make sure prospective students have access to  resources that may help them pay for college: OSU financial aidCollege of Agricultural Sciences Financial Support, Graduate Assistantships.

 

Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences Scholarship List

Scholarship Name 

Award Amount 

Class Standing 

GPA (min) 

Study/ Major 

Other

American Association of Avian Pathologists Foundation Scholarship

$1,500 UG Any Poultry  

American Jersey Cattle Association Scholarship

Varies

Any 

2.5

 

Junior- or lifetime-member of the assoc, multiple scholarships with different requirements  

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists - CA Chapter - Memorial Scholarship Fund  

 

$2,000   GR Any  Animal, Dairy, or Poultry Science  Application Deadline - September 15
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists - California Chapter - Dr. Alexander J. Kutches, Sr. Memorial Scholarship $2,000   GR Any  Animal Nutrition, Dairy Nutrition  Application Deadline - September 15

Animal Science Department Scholarship

Varies

Any 

3.0

Animal Science 

Visit administration office for details and availability.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

 

$4,000 UG   Any   Must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant, be in a study-abroad program for at least 4 weeks, and be a U. S. Citizen or national.  Deadline March 6

Benton County Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship 

$500  

Any  

Any 

Any  

Voting or supporting member of the farm bureau, must be enrolled full-time. 

Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Graduate Fellowship $12,000 GR Any Dairy  Must have a bachelor's degree and enrolled in the College of Agriculture or Department of Microbiology. 

Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarship

$2,000 UG Any Agriculture Related Field Must be a resident of Clackamas County or have attended a Clackamas County high school.

Colvin Scholarship Fund (Certified Angus Beef)

 $1,000-$5,000  J, Sr    Beef Industry Related Degree  

Dora Krueger Memorial Scholarship

Varies

Any

3.0 

Pre-Vet Med 

3.0 minimum GPA, no exceptions

E. E. Wilson Scholarship

Varies

Any 

Any 

Any

Benton County resident at least 4 years prior to award, graduate of a Benton County high school, and be enrolled full-time as a student in residence on campus at OSU.  Applications available in February, Due March 1st. Contact Kami Hammerschmith 541-737-0534

Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities

Varies GR Any Any U.S. Citizen or national, some ethnicity requirements, must be planning a career in teaching and research at the college level. 

Foundation of the Food Processing Suppliers Association

$5,000 UG & GR   Food and Dairy Science Must be a full-time employee, spouse of a full-time employee, or a child of a full-time employee of firms which are members in good standing of the Food Processing Suppliers Association - Deadline April 2

Fullbright Fellowship

Varies GR Any Any U.S. Citizen, must have bachelor's degree

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

$1,000-$5,000

Any

3.0

Any 

Must be full-time and working on first degree, of hispanic heritage, a U.S. Citizen or legal resident, and complete FAFSA.  

Holstein Association Scholarship - Robert H. Rumler Scholarship

$3,000 GR Any Dairy and MBA   B.S. in Dairy Science or equivalent required. Deadline - April 15

Linn-Benton Women for Agriculture Scholarship

$200 S, J, Sr Any Agricultural Field  Linn or Benton County resident

Linn County Farm Bureau Scholarship

$1,000 

Any

Any

Any 

Linn County resident and be pursuing career in agriculture. Contact the Linn County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee for an application. 

Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship

$2,500 UG Any Pork  

MISA Foundation Scholarship Program 

$10,000 UG & GR Any Food and Dairy Science  Deadline - May 11

National Cattlemen's Foundation - CME Beef Industry Scholarship

$1,500 UG Any Beef Ten Scholarships Annually

National Dairy Shrine

$1,000 Sr   Dairy Interest Applications are accepted March 1st - April 15

National FFA College Scholarship Program

$500  S, J, Sr Any Animal Science or Dairy Science   

National Meat Science Association Scholarships

Varies  S, J, Sr 2.75 Animal, Meat, or Food Science  

National Milk Producers Federation Scholarship

$2,000-$3,000 GR Any  Animal Health, Environmental Econ, Food Safety, Genetics, Herd Management, Nutrition Must be pursing research that directly benefits milk marketing cooperatives in the U.S. dairy industry - Deadline - April 6

Northwest Farm Credit Services Scholarship 

$2,000 UG  Any  Agricultural Field Must be a customer, a customer's child,  an employee, an employee's child, or employee's spouse of NFCS.  

Oregon Agricutural Education Foundation Memorial Scholarship

Varies UG  Any  Agricultural or Forestry Field Must be a graduate of an Oregon high school 

Oregon Cattlemen's Association Stewardship Fund Scholarship

Varies S, J, Sr    Livestock Industry Related Degree  Must be enrolled full-time 

Oregon Dairy Women College Scholarship

$1,000 to $2,500 Varies  2.7  Food Science, Animal Science, Vet Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, or Dairy   

Oregon Feed & Grain Association

$1,000  

Any

Any

Agricultural Field  

Must be a legal dependent of an assoc member, or a full-time employee of a member, or a full-time student working part-time for a member. 

Oregon Sheep Growers Association Scholarship  

$1,000 

Any 

Any 

Agriculture or Vet Med  

Career interest in sheep industry, must be sophomore level or higher, must be resident of Oregon. 

Pacific Egg & Poultry Assocation

Varies  UG  3.0 Poultry  Applicant or applicant's parents must be customers of Accelerated Genetics.

Poultry Science Association Fellowships

$1,000  GR Any Poultry Science  

Purina Mills Research Fellowship

$12,500

GR

Any 

Dairy, Animal, or Poultry Science 

Request application from Purina Research Awards Committee, Purina Mills, Inc., PO Box 66812, St. Louis, MO 63166 (314-768-4614)

Roy A Wallace Beef Improvement Federation Memorial Fund

$1,250

Any

Any

Beef Cattle

 

San Diego (CA) County Farm Bureau Scholarship

$500-$2,500  

Any

Any 

Agricultural Field 

Membership in bureau not required, but applicant must be a permanent resident of San Diego County.

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship

  GR Any Sheep, Lamb, or Wool Industries Include two letters of reference - Deadline May 31

Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

Any

Any 

Bison 

 

W. D. Farr Scholarship through National Cattlemen's Foundation

$12,000

GR

Any

Cattle