College of Agriculture

Scholarship parameters do not always align cleanly with departmental/college divisions at K-State. For that reason, some awards are listed on more than one college page, and a few others may not appear on every page they should. Please also review the pages of other colleges where interests might overlap.

Undergraduate Scholarships

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
CommunicationsAdvertising Club of Kansas City  
CommunicationsAmerican Advertising Federation Topeka  
AllHoratio Alger Military Veterans ScholarshipFor Iraq/Afghanistan veterans only 
AllAlpha Zeta Agricultural Honor Fraternity  
AllAmerican Indian Education FoundationNative Americans/Alaskans only 
PreVetBanfield Charitable TrustFunds seniors committed to helping pets 
AllBridging Scholarships for Study in Japan  
CommunicationsBroadcast Education Association  
VarCargill Global Scholars ProgramNew in 2013, for 1st or 2nd year undergrads 
AllChoctaw Nation Higher Education and Grant ProgramChoctaw affiliation 
AllCircle K ScholarshipsLimited to Circle K members
AllCouncil on International Education ExchangeCIEE study abroad participants only 
AllJames J. Davis Memorial ScholarshipFor study abroad
AllFederal Employee Education & Assistance FundFederal civilian employees and dependents only 
AllFund for Education AbroadStudy abroad award to any country 
VarKansas Farm BureauMust be a member of Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter 
VarKappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity  
AllGilman International ScholarshipStudy abroad. Students with Pell Grants only.Link to Gilman fact sheet
AllGlamour Top 10 College Women CompetitionJuniors only Check
VarHispanic College Fund, IncHispanic students only 
CommunicationsKansas Association of BroadcastersKansas residents only 
AllKansas BPW Scholarships  
VARKansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association ScholarshipCommunication, Journalism or Political Science majors 
AllKansas Ethnic Minority ScholarshipMinority students only  
Golf MgmtKansas Junior Golf ScholarshipMust have participated in junior golf activities. 
AllKSU Social Club:  First Ladies ScholarshipPart-time nontraditional students only 
AllKSU Social Club:  Ruth Ann Wefald ScholarshipFinancial need 
AllKSU Social Club:  Edna S. Young ScholarshipNontraditional students only 
AllKillam Fellowships to CanadaFunds junior year in Canada Check
AllLeague of United Latin American CitizensHispanic students only 
VarLeague of Women Voters:  Stella Harriss ScholarshipNontraditional students only 
AllMarine Corps Scholarship FoundationChildren of current/former U.S. Marines only 
AllMcNair Scholars ProgramSeveral demographic restrictions on eligibility 
AllAllison McQuilliam Memorial ScholarshipKSU award for nontraditional students only 
AllMensa Foundation Scholarship*  
AllMilitary Order of the Purple HeartFor descendants of purple heart winners 
AllNational Association for the Self-EmployedDependents of NASE members only 
VarNational Cattlemen's Foundation: Beef Industry ScholarshipGoals in beef industry only 
AgricultureNational Dairy Shrine  
VarNational FFA FoundationFor students involved with FFA 
AgricultureNational Poultry and Food Distributors Association  
AllNon-Commissioned Officers AssociationChildren/spouses of members only 
VarPearson Prize for Higher EducationNSCS membership not required
AllPhi Kappa Phi Study Abroad GrantsJuniors only.  PKP membership not required.Link to Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad fact sheet
AllPhi Kappa Phi:  KSU Chapter$500 awards for PKP members 
VarProfessional Grounds Management SocietyCareers in related fields 
AllJeannette Rankin FoundationWomen 35+ years of age only 
CommunicationsScripps Howard Foundation:  Top Ten Scholarship  
CommunicationsSociety of Broadcast Engineers: Harold Ennes Scholarship  
CommunicationsSociety of Professional Journalist:  Kansas Chapter  
AllSoroptimist International:  Women's Opportunity AwardFor female heads of household 
VarTalbots Women's Scholarship FundWomen 10+ years out of high school only 
VarTaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea)Funding to teach English in Korea as a Jr or Sr 
VarDorothy and Chuck Thompson ScholarshipAdult women interested in public service 
VarMorris K. Udall ScholarshipCareers related to the environment. Six nominees/year.Link to Udall fact sheet
AgricultureUnited Agribusiness League  
AllUnited States Bowling CongressBowlers only 

Tenable at Undergraduate or Graduate Level

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
AllAG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of HearingStudents with hearing loss 
AgricultureAmerican Association of Cereal ChemistsFood science and grain science majors 
HortAmerican Floral EndowmentFloriculture
internship/scholarship opps.
 
AllAmerican Foundation for the BlindLegally blind only 
HortAmerican Horticulture Therapy Association  
AllAmerican Indian College FundNative American students only 
AllAmerican Indian Graduate CenterNative American students only 
Grain ScienceAmerican Institute of BakingBaking science course award 
Animal Science/Food ScienceAmerican Meat Science Association  
EntomologyAmerican Museum of Natural History Fellowships  
VarAmerican Society of Enology and ViticultureInterested in grapes or winemaking 
VarAmerican Water Resources Association: Herbert Memorial ScholarshipAWRA members only 
AllAmerican Women's Club StockholmFor study in Sweden 
AllAmericorpsVolunteers get educational stipend ex post facto 
VarAnnie's Homegrown Studies ScholarshipInterest in sustainable agriculture 
VarAnnie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship  
AllArmy Emergency ReliefFor military spouse or dependents 
CommunicationsAsian American Journalist AssociationAsian American students only 
VarAssociation of American Indian AffairsNative American/Alaskan students only 
VarAssociation of Former Intelligence OfficersNational security careers 
VarBoren ScholarshipStudy abroad excluding Western Europe/AustraliaLink to Boren fact sheet
VarLaura W. Bush Traveling FellowshipFunds proposal designed by the applicant 
AllChina's University and College Admission System (CUCAS)For study abroad in China 
VarCongressional Black Caucus Foundation  
All Congressional Hispanic Caucus InstituteHispanic students only 
VarCritical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer InstitutesArabic, Bangla, Hindi, Punjabi,
Turkish and Urdu
Link to Critical Language fact sheet
AllDAAD: German Academic Exchange ServiceStudy in GermanyLink to DAAD Scholarship fact sheet
AllLady Davis FellowshipFor doctoral study in Israel 
AllJosephine de Karman Fellowship  
VarDepartment of Homeland Security Undergraduate ScholarshipFields contributing to Homeland Security missionLink to DHS fact sheet
EntomEntomological Society of America  
Golf MgmtEnvironmental Institute for GolfAlso supports turf-specific interests 
VarEnvironmental Protection Agency: STAR/GRO Fellowships Link to EPA fact sheet
AllFrontier Farm Credit ScholarshipFor FFC borrowers or their dependents 
AllFund for Theological EducationInterest in Seminary/ Christian ministry 
VarGarden Club of AmericaBotany, Horticulture, Landscape Arch, Ecology 
VarGolden Key ScholarshipsMany different awards. For GK members only. 
Golf MgmtGolf Course Superintendents Association of AmericaOr related majors 
AllJapanese American Citizens LeagueJACL members only 
AllHispanic Scholarship FundHispanic students only 
VarInstitutes for Humane StudiesPromotes libertarian tradition . Also internships. 
VarInstitute of Food TechnologistsCareers related to food science/technology 
VarJapanese Government Monbukagakusho ScholarshipsTo study in Japan 
AllLilly Reintegration ScholarshipAssists students being treated for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. 
VarMcKelvie ScholarshipPublic Service CareersLink to McKelvie fact sheet
AllNAACP ScholarshipsNAACP membership is required 
CommunicationsNational Association of Black Journalists  
CommunicationsNational Association of Hispanic Journalists  
AllNational Federation of the BlindFor legally blind students only 
AllNational Italian American Foundation Scholarship ProgramStudents of Italian heritage OR students studying Italian 
VarNational Network for Environmental Management StudiesEPA award for environmental career paths 
CommunicationsNational Press Photographers FoundationPrint and television photojournalism 
AllNational Society of Collegiate ScholarsFor members.  Merit & study abroad awards  
AllFostercare to SuccessSupports unadopted individuals 
AllPhi Eta Sigma National Honor SocietyOne year abroad 
Var Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs FellowshipStudents agree to work for Foreign ServiceLink to Pickering fact sheet
AllThe Point FoundationLGBT and/or committed to LGBT issues 
CommunicationsRadio and Television News Directors Foundation  
AllRotary Humanitarian Grant  
AllLeopold Schepp FoundationInterview in New York is required 
VarSociety for Technical CommunicationEnglish/JMC/Graphic Design 
VarSouthwest Kansas CattlewomenGoals related to beef industry/Form SW Kansas 
Park MgmtSouthwest Park and Recreation Training Institute"preparing for careers in Park & Recreation Professions" 
VarThe United Methodist ChurchMostly for Methodists 
AllUnited Negro College FundApparently not limited to African-American students 
VetMedUSDA: Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceAlso biology and
various agricultural majors
 

Graduate Fellowships

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarAAUW International FellowshipsFemale international students only 
VarAAUW Selected Professions FellowshipWomen only.  JD/MD/MBA/Arch/Eng only 
VarAmerican Institute of Indian Studies FellowshipsFor PhD study focused on India 
AllAmerican-Scandinavian FoundationFor study in Scandinavia 
AllAustralian Federation of University WomenFor graduate study in Australia 
VarBoard of Regents: Kansas Distinguished Scholar ProgramFor Kansas winners of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Fulbright, Madison, Mellon and Cheevening 
AllBritish Chevening ScholarshipFor international students only 
AllCanadian Embassy: Graduate Student Fellowship ProgramTo study in/about Canada 
AllDorot Fellowship in IsraelFor future Jewish leaders 
VarEndeavour Scholarship ProgramFor grad study in Australia 
VarTeach for ChinaFunding to teach multiple subjects (in English) in China 
VarErasmus MundusFor graduate study in EU countriesLink to Erasmus Mundus fact sheet
AllFulbright Post Baccalaureate FellowshipOne year of research abroadLink to Fulbright fact sheet
AllGates Cambridge Scholarship1-3 years at CambridgeLink to Gates Cambridge fact sheet
AllSamuel Huntington Public Service AwardFor service project after BA/BS 
VarIFESH International Fellows ProgramFunds service in developing nations 
VarInstitute of Current World Affairs FellowshipFunds 2+ years of independent, international study 
VarInterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and DevelopmentFor study in the Americas 
CommunicationsThe Livingston Awards for Young JournalistSubmission of published work 
AllMarshall ScholarshipTwo years in the United KingdomLink to Marshall fact sheet
All George J Mitchell ScholarshipOne year in Ireland or Northern IrelandLink to Mitchell fact sheet
AllMorse Family and Community Public Policy Scholarship For summer internship funding 
AllMortar Board National FoundationFor members only 
CommunicationsNational Association of BroadcastersGrants for broadcasting research 
Science/EngNational Science Foundation Grad FellowshipAlso for social sciences.  Promotes research careers.Link to NSF fact sheet
VarPearson Fellowship For graduate research abroadLink to Pearson            fact sheet
All PEO International Peace ScholarshipFemale international students only 
All PEO Scholar AwardMust get nominated by PEO chapter 
All Phi Kappa Phi Graduate FellowshipSeniors in PKP only.  One nominee/year.Link to Phi Kappa Phi fact sheet
All Rhodes ScholarshipTwo years at OxfordLink to Rhodes fact sheet
VarPat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program (PRISP)  
VarRotary Peace FellowshipMasters degree abroad Link to Rotary World Peace fact sheet
VarSaltire ScholarshipFor Masters degree study in Scotland 
VarHerbert Scoville Jr. Peace FellowshipYear in Washington D.C.  Peace/security issues. Link to Scoville fact sheet
All Soros Fellowship for New AmericansSome unique eligibility rulesLink to Soros fact sheet
AllSwedish InstituteFor study in Sweden 
VarHarry S Truman ScholarshipCareers in public service.  Four nominees/year.Link to Truman fact sheet

Selected Competitive Internships/Research Opportunities

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarAlltech Young Scientist Award Animal agriculture-oriented scientific paper competition 
VarCarnegie Junior Fellows ProgramCareers related to international relationsLink to Carnegie Junior Fellows Program fact sheet
VarCBS News  
CommunicationsChips Quinn Scholars ProgramMinority newspaper internship 
VarWilliam J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in IndiaMust have completed bachelor’s degree 
VarCongressional Budget Office  
VarCoro Fellows ProgramBig brother to KC internship 
VarCoro Kansas CityFunds summer internships in KC 
VarDefense Intelligence Agency ProgramSeveral scholarship programs. Also competitive internships 
AllEchoing GreenFull-time funding for projects of social entrepreneurship 
VarJames H. Dunn FellowshipsGovernment internship in Illinois 
VarFriends Committee On National Legislation InternshipPaid internship in DC
(1 year)
 
VarFriends of the National Zoo  
VarHumanity in ActionSummer fellowship related to human rights
AllInterexchange FoundationGrants for work or service abroad 
CommunicationsInternational Radio and Television Society: Summer Fellowship Program  
VarJ.W. Saxe Memorial FundingStipend for low-pay/no-pay public service internships
AllMountbatten Internship Program in London  
CommunicationsThe Nation InstituteInternship 
AllNational Public Radio  
AllNational Wildlife FederationGrants for campus projects and internships 
VarPasona Summer Internship Program to JapanInternship with Japanese company.  Applicants should speak Japanese. 
AgEcon/AgCommPew Leadership YearPaid work for Pew Charitable Trusts in DC 
AllPresidential Management Fellows ProgramMust be nominated at campus level 
VarPrinceton in Africa FellowshipTwelve month work placement in Africa 
AllPrinceton in Asia FellowshipsTeach or intern in Asian country 
CommunicationsPulliam Journalism Fellowship  
VarSmithsonian Institution  
VarTeach for America  
AllUS State Department  
VarUS Supreme Court: Judicial Internship Program  
VarUSDA Interships  
AllWREI Congressional Fellowship ProgramFunds legislative work in DC 

Essay Contests/Prizes

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarAcademy of Television:  College Television AwardsFor student film/video productions 
Ag EducAlpha Tau AlphaAnnual essay contest 
VarDog Writers Association of AmericaDog-related
experience required
 
AllForeclosure.com Scholarship ProgramEssay about how to solve foreclosure crisis 
AllFreedom From Religion FoundationEssay contest  
CommunicationsRoy W. Howard National Reporting Competition  
CommunicationsThe Livingston Awards for Young JournalistSubmission of published work 
VarTransitions AbroadSometimes offers writing contests related to travel/study abroad. 
AllElie Wiesel Prize in EthicsEssay contest about ethical issuesLink to Wiesel fact sheet


Disclaimer: I compile this list to help you identify suitable opportunities. However, it is not comprehensive. Independent review of other sources is encouraged.