The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences offers over 1.5 million in scholarship dollars to its students each year.


College Scholarships

Current Student Application Procedures

Any current student wishing to be considered for a college scholarship must complete the online college scholarship application. Current students receiving scholarships from CFAES must reapply to be eligible. Selection will be conducted spring semester. Generally, the criteria for these scholarships include a declared major in the college.


Department Scholarship Information

All students in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science are encouraged to fill out the College Scholarship Application for each academic year.

You will only need to fill out one application to be eligible college and department scholarships.


Department Eligibility:
  • Major in Sustainable Plant Systems or Professional Golf Management
  • Direct enrollment in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
  • Enrolled first quarter freshman student Autumn Quarter - Columbus Campus.
  • Extra curricular activities will be considered.

The simple on-line form requires you to write a short 500 word essay, list of present and previous work experience, involvement in extracurricular activities, provide details about involvement in groups such as FFA, 4-H, and fraternities as well as list your chosen major.

Go to and click on the College Scholarship Application link. Contact Dr. Pat Whittington at with questions.