Each year, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) awards scholarships to students enrolled in our majors. CAES awards over $290,000 to undergraduate students in scholarships each year and 70 percent of undergraduate students who apply for CAES scholarships receive an award. There are additional scholarship opportunities through departments, extended campuses, the CAES Alumni Association and the Office of Global Programs.
The CAES general scholarship fund is open each year from December 1 to March 1. Students interested in scholarships for the following academic year should apply during this time.
View a list of available CAES scholarships below. The application processes and deadlines vary depending on the scholarship.
CAES is committed to providing financial support to students enrolled in the college's majors. Apply online to be considered for all of these CAES general scholarships. Note: Incoming freshmen and transfer students who have not applied or been admitted to UGA CAN still fill out this application and receive an award if admitted.
CAES Alumni Association Freshman Scholarships
The CAES Alumni Association awards scholarships to deserving students who have been accepted by UGA for study in CAES. Selection is based on students' scholastic achievements, leadership abilities and extracurricular involvement as they pertain to agricultural or environmental topics.
CAES Alumni Association Transfer Scholarships
The CAES Alumni Association awards nonrenewable scholarships to the most outstanding transfer students from two- and four-year colleges who will be enrolling full time at CAES. Selection is based on students' abilities to make significant contributions to the academic and cocurricular campus environment.
CAES Alumni Association East Georgia Chapter Scholarship
The CAES Alumni Association East Georgia Chapter awards a scholarship to an outstanding student from the East Georgia Chapter area who is, or will be, enrolling full time at CAES. Selection is based on students' scholastic achievements, leadership abilities and extracurricular involvement as they pertain to agricultural or environmental subjects. Counties in the East Georgia Chapter area include Bulloch, Burke, Bryan, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jefferson, Jenkins, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs and Treutlen.
CAES Outstanding Junior Award
CAES Outstanding Senior Award
Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award
The Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award recognizes an undergraduate student in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who has embraced global citizenship in their own community or globally through participation, promotion and/or leadership of international initiatives. Global citizenship does not necessarily mean that you have traveled extensively, but rather that you take an active interest and involvement in cultures different from your own.
Ratcliffe Scholars Program
The Ratcliffe Scholars Program rewards forward-thinking CAES undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in immersive, hands-on learning experiences outside the confines of a traditional class setting. Eligible experiences may include internships, study abroad programs, research opportunities and any other experiential learning activities deemed appropriate by the selection committee. Ratcliffe Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship and participate in enrichment activities as cohort throughout the year.
International Travel Scholarship
International travel scholarships are available to support CAES student travel to study abroad programs and international internship programs. Students may apply in one of two application cycles, according to their departure date. Students departing on an international program during the current fall semester or spring semester of the following year should apply between August 1 - November 1. Students departing during the Maymester or summer semester should apply between December 1 - March 1. Applications received by the deadline date will be given full consideration.