Harvest the Money with Unknown Agriculture Scholarships for College

agriculture scholarships can be unknown scholarships

Many agriculture scholarships stay under the radar and fall into the catagory of unknown scholarships because agriculture doesn’t appear as celebrated as other scholarships today. Make no mistake on this industry, the agricultural business is rapidly growing and will only get bigger. This spells opportunity for students with an agricultural degree. How many of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers ever thought that farming would ever become an industry? Or that it would provide tens of thousands of dollars in agricultural scholarships to their grandchildren and great-grandchildren?

Not many, certainly. Despite their expectations, though, the food industry has funded a number of unknown scholarships for agriculture students throughout the United States. For example Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships offers $50,000 in agriculture scholarship awards each year.

Students who are studying sustainable and/or organic agriculture are eligible to apply for this tuition assistance. To qualify, they must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applications are available online; the scholarships foundation prefers not to waste paper by using postal mail for applications and submissions.

Another agricultural scholarship is awarded by the Monsanto Company. It is called “The Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship,” and has been offered to more than 800 students throughout America. These scholarships for agriculture program is available for high school seniors. Eligible students will receive a one-time grant of $1,500 to assist with their college education. These students must also intend to major in agriculture at an accredited United States college or university.

Grants for agriculture students are plentiful in America’s Heartland. Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, offers 69 different agriculture scholarships. Many of these are memorial scholarships.

For example, the F.R. Dick Willsey Memorial Scholarship Fund offers assistance for any student who has lost a parent as a result of a farming-related injury. This unknown scholarship is renewable, and the amount varies depending on need and quality of application submitted.

Upper classmen (and women) at Purdue University who maintain a grade point average (G. P. A.) of at least 3.3 are eligible to apply for Orville Redenbacher’s “Top of the Crop” Scholarship. One student will receive $2,000 in agricultural scholarship money, while one or two runner-ups will receive smaller awards.

If you’re a resident of Illinois, and wish to search for scholarships in agriculture, consider applying for the Farm Credit Services “At the Heart of a Growing America” agricultural scholarship. Be prepared to demonstrate your commitment to rural American and excellence in farming. Involvement in your community is another huge plus, according to the corporation responsible for this scholarships award. Qualified candidates will receive $1,000 to assist them in their education.

You don’t have to be from the nation’s breadbasket to win a scholarship in agriculture, though. The New York Farm Bureau offers between $1,000 and $1,500 to three top high school students who are planning to continue their education in agriculture. If you hurry, you can still make this year’s November 21 deadline!

If you’re planning to go to college and get a degree in agriculture you may want to consider the unusual scholarships in agriculture from the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA). Majoring in agriculture today is a lot more specialized than you could even imagine, and there is a lot more that meets the eye in this cattle scholarship industry.

If you’re planning to major in agriculture, and are willing to be flexible about the college you attend, you have no reason not to win one of these – and hundreds more – unknown scholarship opportunities to help you start a career in farming. Don’t miss out on an educational opportunity just because you didn’t try for one of these available agriculture scholarships!

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  • Sixmund Stephen says:

    My name is Sixmund Stephen from Tanzania with 28 years, I graduated a Bachelor of Science in Agiculture General 2013 at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). I’m looking for a scholarship to continue with my studies,if I can be assisted financially to enroll in a masters degree & even a Phd in Agricultural related field I will be glad. if possible outside of Tanzania.
    Thanks in advance.

  • nazmul huq hawlader says:

    Hi,I am nazmul from bangladesh with 24 years. I have post graduated in seed science and technology MS in Agiculture General 2014 at bangladesh agricultural university BAU.I’m looking for a scholarship to continue with my studies,if I can be assisted financially to enroll Phd in Agricultural related field.



    • Jack says:


      you may want to consider bursaries for students. Try your own government bursaries because they are much easier to apply to and get. Then see the college financial aids office to see which bursary programs would be best for you. They get new ones in monthly.

  • Juan says:

    Hey Jack,

    I am looking for some scholarships specifically for graduate programs. I will be attending Texas A&M in pursuit of a MS in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and communications. I’d appreciate any ideas or resources you may have.

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  • kato patrick says:

    halo .i am an African student from southsudan persuing a diploma in organic farming im looking for any help so i can proceed to obtain a degree in the same course.

  • Matenga Julius says:

    Hi! dear am Matenga Julius from Uganda, I Completed Dioloma in agriculture and obtained Second class upper(3.8) but failed to go ahead for degree due to school fees problem, Am hereby looking for Degree Scholarship programmes in agriculture sponsored by either NGOs or any other entity so that I can change the living of environment.Pliz kindly reply me on.


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  • baharak says:

    My name is Baharak fahimi from Iran with 34 years, I graduated a Master of Science in Agiculture (entomology)at arak azad University of Agriculture .I’m looking for a scholarship to continue with my studies,if I can be assisted financially to enroll in Phd in Agricultural related field I will be glad. if possible outside of Iran.but i dont know english very well.can you help me. what am i do ?
    Thanks in advance.

  • Samwel Anthony Salama says:

    Hello,I am Samuel from Tanzania(East africa)..graduated in agriculture and later Diploma in agricultural land use planning..I am looking for scholarship/financial aid tht wll help me for further studies(bachelor degree),please help me..Thank you,in advance

  • Hello, Iam Tekalegn Guluma from Ethiopia, Iam graduated in Agriculture with Diploma in plant scince and i have BA degree Rural developement know i am working in Oromia seed canpany/ enterpiraise by the titile of Agronomst know i am looking for scholar ship so i need finecial aid those help me for fourther studies/masters / please helpe me, tank you in advance.

    • Jack says:


      have you considered bursaries? What about your own company you work for, do they have advanced education programs you can apply to? Also look into your government website for educational financial support for advanced degree programs.

  • Fseha says:

    Dear, how are you? My name is Nigussie Fiseha from Ethiopia.I am 26 years old. I graduated on 2011 by Agricultural economics at Hawassa University of Agriculture(BSc) .I’m looking for a scholarship to continue studies(MSc.

  • crispine chipika says:

    Want to study sustainable agriculture

  • Adam says:

    Thank you so very much for this information Jack! I had zero idea about all these scholarships, will give them a try ASAP, fingers crossed

  • As a Newbie, I am constantly browsing online for articles that can help me. Thank you

  • Mbiri Jack Justin says:

    I am Mbiri Jack Justin, a South Sudanese and I will be finishing Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in May 2018. And I would like do master in Agribusiness managment. is there any scholarship opportunity that supports agriculture.

  • hey my name is Qhawe Mpakama studying in an Fort Cox Agriculture and Forestry training institute in Eastern Cape in South Africa. I am looking for a bursary which can help me further my studies(Diploma in Crop Production). I can accept whatever terms it gives me, even if it will only pay for my academics and registration only.(0612754066)

  • Olivier says:

    I am called Olivier with 24 years, I have finished in forestry and nature conservation in University of Rwanda.I would like to pursue my studies in agricultural related field especially related to forestry and environment by getting the financial support. i need your help and guidance. Thank you in advance

  • Zekrullah says:

    Hi Iam Zekrullah from Afghanistan with 23 years.I have graduated in forestory and Natural resources in Agriculture in 2016 from Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan university kunar Afghanistan. Iam looking for a scholorship to continue with my studies.hope you help me for Master Degree in Agriculture

  • Zekrullah says:

    Hi i am Zekrullah from Afghanistan with 23 years.
    I have graduated in forestory and Natural resources in Agriculture at 2016 from Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan University Kunar Afghanistan.
    I am looking for a scholorship to continue with my studies.hope you help me for master degree in Agriculture.

    • Jack says:


      apply to as many as your qualification match up to the scholarships guidelines.You must apply to the scholarship, to see if you have a chance at winning it firstly.

  • Jack says:


    you must apply to scholarships to see if you are eligible. Have you looked into your government bursaries?

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