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 Supportgraduate assistantships.

 

Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences Scholarship List

Scholarship Name 

Award Amount 

Class Standing 

GPA (min) 

Study/ Major 

Other

American Jersey Cattle Association Scholarship

(Varies)

Any 

2.5

 

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

*Animal Science Department Scholarship

(Varies)

Any 

3.0

Animal Science 

Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. April 18, 2016

Benton County Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship 

$500  

Any  

Any 

Any  

voting or supporting member of the farm bureau, must be enrolled full-time.  To request an application, e-mail bcfb1 [at] juno [dot] com.

*Don and Ginger Helfer Scholarship

$1,000

Any

3.0

Animal Science, Pre-Vet Med; must have interest in poultry

 

Dora Krueger Memorial Scholarship

(Varies)

Any

3.0 

Pre-Vet Med 

must have 3.0 minimum GPA, no exceptions! Application Deadline April 18, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m.

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 can be found at the OSU MU-East.

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  

*Hogg-Hubbard Scholarship

(Varies)

Any

3.0

Animal Sciences

 

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. (541) 926-4883

M. E. Franks Scholarship Program - Dairy Recognition and Education Foundation 

$3,000

Any

Any 

Dairy Foods, or Food Science and Technology, or Agribusiness 

See Dodi in Withycombe 126 for an application

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 

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 Co. 

Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

Any

Any 

Bison 

 

*Larry Mirosh Memorial Scholarship

$225

F

3.0

Poultry

Must have participated in 4-H and/or FFA poultry programs in high school and have an interest in poultry

Bedell Internship

3 Terms Tuition

F, S, J

Any

Range Student

Nomination by faculty

*Harold P. Ewalt Memorial Scholarship

$500 S, J, Sr 

S, J, Sr

Any

Dairy

 

*I. R. Jones Memorial Book Award

$150

S, J, Sr

Any

Dairy 

Must be used at the OSU Bookstore

Linn-Benton Women for Agriculture Scholarship

$200

S, J, Sr

Any

Agricultural Field 

Linn or Benton County resident

National FFA College Scholarship Program

$500

S, J, Sr

Any

Animal Science or Dairy Science 

 

National Meat Association Scholarship

$2,000

S, J, Sr  

2.75

Animal, Meat, or Food Science 

 

Oregon Cattlemen's Association Stewardship Fund Scholarship

(Varies)

S, J, Sr 

 

Livestock Industry Related Degree 

Must be enrolled full-time 

*Animal Science Department Head Scholarship

$1,000 

3.0 

Animal Science 

Demonstrated academic success, leadership, and commitment to career in animal science  

*Adams Family Scholarship

$1,000  

J, Sr

3.0

Animal Science or Crop and Soi Science, Interest in Food Production Industry 

Must be a full-time student and have outstanding scholastic achievement 

Colvin Scholarship Fund (Certified Angus Beef)

$1,000-$5,000 

J, Sr 

 

Beef Industry Related Degree 

 

McClintock Award

$500

J, Sr

Any

Range

Nomination by faculty

*Oregon Dairy Women College Scholarship

$1,000 to $2,500 

Varies

2.7 

Food Science, Animal Science, Vet Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, or Dairy 

Click on this link for details.

Oregon Dairy Women Scholarships

Application Deadline May 1, 2017

*Prosser Clark Memorial Scholarship

$1,000 

J, Sr 

 

Livestock Emphasis 

Must have completed at least one term at OSU and have minimum 90 hours, preference given to graduate of an Oregon high school 

*Dairy Seniors Scholarship

$1,000

Sr

 

Dairy Interest

 

American Association of Avian Pathologists Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

UG

Any

Poultry

 

Banfield Charitable Trust - Campbell Family Scholarship

(Varies)

UG 

2.75 

Animal Science Related Field  

Intent to help pets 

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  

*Charles M. Fischer - Oregon Fryer Commission Scholarship

$1,000  

UG 

2.75 

Poultry 

 

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

*Dale W. Weber Animal Sciences Scholarship

(Varies)

UG

3.0

Animal Sciences

 

*J. C. "Jack" Miller Scholarship

(Varies)

UG

3.0

Animal Sciences

 

*Jess Hanson Poultry Scholarship

$1,000 

UG 

3.0 

Poultry  

Freshman applicant must be a graduate of a Benton County high school 

Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship

$2,500

UG

Any

Pork

 

Northwest Farm Credit Services Scholarship  

$1,500  

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 

Pacific Egg & Poultry Assocation

(Varies) 

UG 

3.0 

Poultry 

Applicant or applicant's parents must be customers of Accelerated Genetics  

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

$2,000 

GR 

Any  

Animal, Dairy, or Poultry Science 

 

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists - California Chapter - Dr. Alexander J. Kutches, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

$2,000  

GR 

Any 

Animal Nutrition, Dairy Nutrition 

 

Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Graduate Fellowship

$12,000

GR

Any 

Dairy 

Must have bachelor's degree, enrolled in College of Ag or Dept of Microbiology 

*Chester M. Wilcox Memorial Scholarship

(Varies)

GR

Any

Poultry

 

Dillard and Anastasia Gates Scholarship

$1,000

GR

Any

Range

Nominated by faculty

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 

Fullbright Fellowship

(Varies)

GR

Any

Any

U.S. Citizen, must have bachelor's degree

Holstein Association Scholarship - Robert H. Rumler Scholarship

$3,000

GR

Any 

Dairy and MBA  

B.S. in Dairy Science or equivalent required  

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 

National Wool Growers Memorial Fellowship

$2,500

GR

Any 

Lamb or Wool Research  

 

Poultry Science Association Maurice Stein Graduate Fellowship

$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)

Robert and Clarice MacVicar Animal Health Fund for the MacVicar Scholar Award 

$5,000

GR

Any 

Animal Health and Welfare Emphasis  

Nominations are made by faculty through their department chairs  

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship

$1,500

GR

Any

Sheep, Lamb, or Wool Industries

Include two letters of reference

The V. Duane Rath Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award

$10,000 GR 

GR

Any 

Food and Dairy Science  

 

Thomas R. Bunch Scholarship

$500

GR

Any

Livestock

Nomination by faculty

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

$12,000

GR

Any

Cattle