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Scholarships


Students have the opportunity to receive scholarships from the crop and soil sciences department, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as well as external agricultural organizations.

Scholarships are limited, and competition is usually among those students with a grade point average over 3.0 and those who have shown leadership skills.

The crop and soil sciences application and all required documentation (see individual scholarship requirements below) must be submitted by April 1 (unless otherwise noted). Please submit all materials to Jennifer Klute.


Crop and Soil Sciences Departmental Scholarships


Attie A. Fleming

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate student majoring in the field of crop/plant sciences
  • Criteria: Academic merit and financial need
  • Award: $1,000 divided between fall and spring semesters
  • To apply: Submit crop and soil sciences departmental scholarship application

Crop and Soil Sciences International

  • Eligibility: Any crop and soil sciences major participating in a university related study abroad program
  • Criteria: Academic merit and financial need
  • Award: Number of awards and amount of each award determined annually
  • To apply: Submit a letter of financial need and program of study along with supporting documentation

Frederick B. And Marjorie W. Smith Scholarship in Soil Science

  • Eligibility: Any student majoring in an area related to soil science
  • Criteria: None
  • Award: $1,000 divided between fall and spring semesters
  • To apply: Submit crop and soil sciences departmental scholarship application and one-page biographical sketch

Golf Course Builders Association of America

  • Eligibility: Junior or senior CAES or forestry student interested in a career in golf course construction, design and/or related products
  • Criteria: Academic merit, minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Award: $1,000 divided between fall and spring semesters
  • To Apply: Submit crop and soil sciences departmental scholarship application and one-page biographical sketch 

J. Frank McGill "Up with Peanuts"

  • Eligibility: Rising junior or senior; priority given to individuals involved in the peanut industry
  • Criteria: Academic merit and financial need
  • Award: $2,000 divided between fall and spring semesters 
  • To Apply: Submit crop and soil sciences departmental scholarship application and one-page biographical sketch 


Additional Scholarship Opportunities


Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually by the Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors. Scholarships are given directly to the student by the donor.

Click here for more information and application procedures.


Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors Ladies Auxillary Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually by the Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors. Scholarships are given directly to the student by the donor.

Click here for more information and application procedures.


Georgia State Golf Association

This scholarship is awarded annually.

Contact Gerald Henry for more information.


J. Fielding Reid, Georgia Plant Food Educational Society

This scholarship is awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in crop science, and is based on academic performance, need, extracurricular activities and character. A student application and supporting documentation is required.

See www.georgiaplantfood.org for details.


Jimmy and Bunny Champion Academic Achievement Award, Georgia Plant Food Educational Society

This scholarship is awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in crop science, and is based on academic performance, need, extracurricular activities and character. A student application and supporting documentation is required.

See www.georgiaplantfood.org for details.


Southern Seed Association

This scholarship is awarded annually to children and granchildren of Georgia Seed Association members and associate members who are pursuing a degree that will lead to employment in agriculture.

For more information, please contact Marie Sidwell, Georgia Seed Association, 1090 Plantation Road, Madison, GA 30650.