Undergraduate: Department Scholarships

Horticulture and Crop Science Scholarships


Crop Science

Roy O. Becker Crop Science Scholarship Fund

Income provides scholarships to crop science students with a strong interest in small grains.

Linville-Shoemaker Scholarship Fund

Income provides scholarships for outstanding sophomore or junior crop science majors with professional attitudes and devotion to crop science.

Ohio Agribusiness Assn.- Crop Science Scholarship

Annual gift supports an undergraduate student in crop science with an interest in agribusiness sales/ management in the grain, feed, seed, fertilizer, and chemical industries.

Dr. Dale A. Ray Memorial Fund

Income provides an annual award to an outstanding grain crop student. Additional income is used to support teaching programs in horticulture and crop science, purchase equipment and provide support for attending conferences.

PGM and Turfgrass Science

The Columbus, Ohio Chapter, Executive Women's Golf Association Scholarship

Income provides scholarships in support of educational diversity and will be awarded in furtherance of the diversity mission of OSU with particular attention to, but not limited to, female students enrolled in the PGM program.

The John Zoller - Morty's Kids PGM/Turfgrass Science Scholarship

Income provides financial support to an undergraduate student in PGM or Turfgrass Science based on leadership, scholarship and service with significant emphasis placed on leadership contributions made in development activities in terms of participation in organizations such as Morty's Kids or the Morton Foundation.

The Toro Company Scholarship

Income provides scholarships to freshmen, sophomores or students pursuing international internships and are enrolled in the turfgrass major at OSU.

Landscape Horticulture

Mary Ann Arthur Herbaceous Ornamental Scholarship and Memorial Shade

Provides scholarship support for an undergraduate in landscape horticulture. Recipients practice design, installation, and maintenance techniques of ornamental landscape plants with emphasis on herbaceous ornamentals collections in the OSU Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens. Distribution also provides maintenance support for the Mary Ann Arthur Memorial Shade Garden at the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens.

Wilhelm and Eleanor Beckert Scholarship Fund

Income funds scholarship and stipends to students in horticulture working in the department under the supervision of a faculty member in horticulture.

G. Walter Burwell Memorial Scholarship

Income provides scholarships for sophomore, junior or senior landscape horticulture majors.

Columbus Horticultural Society

Annual gift supports an undergraduate student in landscape or floriculture.

The Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholar Program Fund

Provides stipends for junior or senior undergraduate students who work directly with faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science in the ornamental and floriculture area.

Franklin Garden Club

Annual gift provides an undergraduate scholarship for any student in landscape horticulture.

The Edgar J. Grand Horticulture Scholarship Fund

Supports one scholarship for an undergraduate student majoring in horticulture in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Eligible students must be enrolled at the University, in good academic standing, progressing toward their degrees, and have demonstrated financial need.

Alpha and Paul Haffey Scholarship Endowment

Income provides scholarships to undergraduate and/or graduate students in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science with a preference to those with an interest in floriculture marketing.

Gustav W. Huhn Endowed Scholarship Fund

Income provides scholarships for students in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science with preference based on a concentration of study in floriculture.

Thomas B. Kyle Scholarship Fund in Horticulture

Income provides undergraduate scholarships for high-quality students who are seriously interested in career opportunities in the areas of business and industry, research and/or education involving ornamental horticulture, nursery management, landscape contracting and/or marketing of horticulture related products.

Donald D. Mayhew Memorial Fellowship Endowment Fund

Annual income will support undergraduate student stipends for work in the Chadwick Arboretum under direction of a faculty member in tree and forestry improvement.

Gary J. Nicholson Memorial Scholarship in Horticulture

Income provides scholarships for undergraduate and/or graduate students in horticulture with floriculture marketing interests. Preference is given to Canadian applicants.

OFA / D. C. Kiplinger Scholarship

Annual gift provides scholarship support for a junior floriculture student with above average GPA, financial need and leadership ability.

OFA / Jerry Robertson Scholarship

Annual scholarship supports a junior or senior student in floriculture with above average scholastic achievement.

Ohio Association of Garden Clubs Horticulture Scholarship

Income provides a scholarship for an academically able junior or senior, with preference to students in floriculture or landscape horticulture.

Ohio Fruit Growers Society-Fred Hartman Scholarship Endowment

Income provides scholarship for an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the College or the Agricultural Technical Institute. Preference will be given to students in Horticulture and Crop Science and /or students demonstrating an association or involvement with the Ohio fruit industry.

Max V. and Carolyn Martin Puderbaugh Bonsai Scholarship Fund

Income provides a scholarship with preference for, but not limited to, students in the College, enrolled in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. Academic achievement and interest in the art and culture of bonsai shall be criteria for the scholarship.

The Pursch Family Memorial Fund

Income provides support for undergraduate students in the college who are majoring in horticulture and who are participating in study abroad programs with preference given to those students studying in England.

The Scotts Lawn Service Scholarship Fund

Supports full in-state tuition scholarships to be awarded to no more than 2 students annually for last year prior to graduation to students with two year remaining in their studies.

William J. Skou Memorial Scholarship

Income provides scholarships for students in the upper third of their high school class entering or continuing studies in floriculture and/or greenhouse production of flowers or ornamentals, without regard to parent's income. Unused portions designated for undergraduate use at the Columbus campus may be used for support of a graduate associateship in the field of floriculture or greenhouse production of flowers or ornamentals.

Dorothy Kuder Smith and Floyd F. Smith Scholarship Fund in Floriculture and Entomology

Income provides scholarships divided equally between the floriculture (Department of Horticulture and Crop Science) and the Department of Entomology.

Marion K. Thomas Horticulture Fund

Income provides scholarships for undergraduates in the area of landscape horticulture.

Dean and Lucille Tresch Scholarship Fund

Income provides a scholarship for a sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in pomology or food processing and technology in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.

Carl Weals Scholarship

Annual gifts provide scholarship support to students in floriculture and landscape horticulture.

Gene Wittmeyer Vegetable Scholarship Endowment

Annual income supports an undergraduate or graduate student in the college with preference to students in good standing with an interest in vegetable crops in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and /or students demonstrating association or involvement with the Ohio vegetable industry.

Orchids Made Easy Annual Orchid Care Scholarship

Scholarship awards an undergraduate or graduate student studying Botany, Horticulture, Environment Science, Conservation, or related field with a focus on orchids. Up to three awards may be granted per academic year. Orchids Made Easy Scholarship information can be found on their website; here.

Francis Sylvia Zverina Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded to two students with good scholastic standing, U.S. citizens in need of financial assistance, and who are studying horticulture or related fields such as landscape architecture and horticultural therapy. Horticultural career goals involve teaching/research or work in the public sector.

Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students who are Ohio residents studying horticulture or related field such as landscape architecture and horticultural therapy. Horticultural career goals involve teaching/research or work in the public sector.

Seneca County Master Gardener Scholarship

Applicants must be a Seneca County resident or a graduate of a Seneca County high school. Those interested must be pursuing a degree in plant science in fields of agronomy, botany, horticulture, forestry, or landscaping. Open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program

Annie's Sustaibable Agriculture Scholarship Program is open to full time undergraduate and graduate students studying at an accredited 2 or 4 year college of graduate school in the United States. Students must be focusing on sustainable agriculture. International students may apply as long as they are studying at a school in the United States. Application can be found here.


David BarkerDavid Barker
Professor, Associate Chair (Interim)
Office: 226 Kottman Hall
Columbus
Phone: (614) 247-6258
Email: barker.169@osu.edu