Scholarships

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 CAES Departments, the Griffin and Tifton extended campuses, and the Office of Global Programs.

View a list of available CAES scholarships below. The application processes and deadlines vary depending on the scholarship.


Prospective Students Scholarship Program 

Apply online from 1 July 2019 to 23 March 2020

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has scholarship funds for prospective students interested in majoring within our College such as the CAES Alumni Associations Freshman Scholarships and the CAES Alumni Association Transfer Scholarships. This Prospective Students program is for incoming first-year and transfer students only. Students already attending UGA are not eligible for the program and are encouraged to instead apply for "College-wide Scholarships" and all other appropriate scholarship programs listed below. Application for the Prospective Students Scholarships program will be accepted through Monday, 23 March 2020. 


College-wide Scholarships

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 should apply to the Prospective Students Scholarship Program listed above rather than for this College-wide Scholarships program.

Griffin Campus Scholarships

Current UGA-CAES students on the Tifton and Griffin Campuses may apply for CAES Scholarships (due March 1st) and for Tifton Campus or Griffin Campus scholarships which are awarded on a rolling basis through September 5th (or until funds have been awarded). Incoming of prospective Griffin and Tifton campus students should apply to the Prospective Students Scholarship Program described above rather than use this application portal. Applicants are expected to enroll as full-time undergraduates in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), University of Georgia for the academic year. Applicants for the Tifton and Griffin Campuses are expected to enroll as CAES students on those campuses.

Tifton Campus Scholarships

Current and prospective UGA-CAES students on the Tifton and Griffin Campuses may apply for CAES Scholarships (due March 1st) and for Tifton Campus or Griffin Campus scholarships which are awarded on a rolling basis through September 5th (or until funds have been awarded). Incoming or prospective Griffin and Tifton campus students should apply to the Prospective Students Scholarship Program described above rather than use this application portal. Applicants are expected to enroll as full-time undergraduates in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), University of Georgia for the academic year. Applicants for the Tifton and Griffin Campuses are expected to enroll as CAES students on those campuses.

CAES Outstanding Junior Award

Application Closed
Application Deadline: February 7, 2019
The Hans & Margrit Broder Rising Star Award recognizes the Outstanding Junior in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who has excelled in student leadership activities while maintaining a superior academic record. The recipient will receive a certificate and a $500 scholarship from the Broder Educational Enrichment Fund. This Award is open to CAES students in their junior year who have been nominated by their department and have earned 60 - 90 credit hours.

CAES Outstanding Senior Award

Application Closed
Application Deadline: February 7, 2019
The Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award recognizes the Outstanding Senior in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who has excelled in student leadership activities while maintaining a superior academic record. The recipient will receive a certificate and a $500 scholarship from the Nesbitt-Flatt Scholarship Fund. This Award is open to CAES students in their senior year who have been nominated by their department and earned 90 or more credit hours.

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.