Awards and Scholarships
Recognizing Outstanding Seniors in Agronomy, Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences
2017 Scholarships and Fellowships
Nominations for 2017 Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships will open in February.
We invited self-nominations for undergrad/grad ASA, CSSA, SSSA Scholarships & Fellowships ($135,500 available), and Golden Opportunity Scholars for undergrads.
All of the following awards allow for self-nominations. Click on the title of the scholarship for details and application instructions:
J. Fielding Reed Scholarship – for students pursuing a career in soil or plant sciences, 2 awards @ $2000
Cross-Cultural Experience Program – for students participating in study-abroad programs, 4 awards @ $3000
Frank D. Keim Graduate Fellowship – for undergraduate student recipients of the National Student Recognition Program pursuing a graduate degree, 3 awards @ $3000
Hubert J. Byrd Sr. Scholarship – for undergraduate students pursuing careers as professional consulting soil scientists, 2 @ $1000
Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship – (April 30 deadline) – pursuing a career in soil and water conservation, 1 award @ $3000
Golden Opportunity Scholars – pairs talented students with mentors to help cultivate networks to develop the necessary workforce to sustain the agronomy, crops, and soils professions. Selected students get all-expenses paid to attend the Annual Meetings including sessions designed specially for them and their mentors.