There are many external scholarships available for current and future students. This list of scholarships is external to Auburn University.
Alabama Farmer’s Federation/Alfa Scholarship
(ALFA Scholarship website)- Application Deadline: December 1
Alabama Nursery & Landscape Association
Application Deadline: November 14, 2016 – ALNLA 2017 Scholarship Application Form
Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative
See your local Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative and ask for information on the scholarship program.
National FFA Organization
Visit National FFA Scholarships for application links and information about the National FFA Organization’s scholarships for FFA members and non-members.
TOCA (Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association)
See the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association website for more details. (scholarship link)
DEADLINE: This application and all supplemental materials must be emailed no later than March 2, 2015.
GIE Media Horticultural Scholarship and Internship
Lawn & Landscape, and its parent company, GIE Media, the leading media company serving the lawn and landscape, golf course, nursery, greenhouse and garden center markets, has established a fund to support academic scholarships and business internship placements for outstanding college students focused on leading in the green industry. See website for application. Application Deadline: April 15
Horticultural Research Institute
HRI Endowment Fund Scholarships. Visit the website for more information.
EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship
EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study. Click here for more information.
The Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship
THE HERB SOCIETY OF NASHVILLE
The Herb Society of Nashville is accepting applications now for the $1500 annual scholarship.
Scholarship Application – Due April 1, 2016
Sports Turf Managers Association
Must join STMA to be eligible ($25 membership fee). SAFE Scholarship Info.
Professional Ground Management Society
Application Deadline: January 1. – Scholarship information and Application
Georgia Green Industry Association
MUST BE A GEORGIA RESIDENT – GGIA information and Application.
Garden Club of America
Several scholarships are offered the GCA. See the Garden Club of America website for more information.
Sidney B Meadows Scholarship
National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET)
Floriculture Industry Research and Scholarship Trust
Garden Writers Association Foundation
Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers
Georgia & South Carolina residents only. Apply Online: Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship
Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 30 (Apply beginning in January) Scholarships ranging from $1000-5000 or more. Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
International Plant Propagators Society (IPPS)
International Society of Arboriculture – Southern Chapter
Sophomores and Juniors – http://www.isasouthern.org/scholarship.html
American Conifer Society
The American Conifer Society Scholarship – **Must have a reference from a member (See Dr. Fain).
National Corn Growers Association
**Must be a member of dependent of a member of the NCGA for consideration. NCGA Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Info.
Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative
The Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative have two scholarships available: The Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative and Auburn University Scholarship Program (available to incoming freshman) and the John H. Matthews Scholarship.
For an applications and details, contact your local Alabama Farmer’ Cooperative store, or see Brian Brown.
The Society of Commercial Arboriculture
The Society of Commercial Arboriculture is offering a $2,000 financial scholarship to students majoring in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, or Horticulture in a 4-year program and a $1,000 financial scholarship to students majoring in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, or Horticulture in a 2-year program.
For complete details and an application please click here.
TREE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
The TREE Fund offers scholarships for undergraduate students who aspire to careers in arboriculture, urban forestry and related fields.
For an application and details click here.
Perennial Plant Association
The Perennial Plant Association Scholarship Program – $1000 and complimentary registration for all lectures and tours at the Perennial Plant Symposium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Click here for more information and application.
Alabama Golf Course Superintendents Association
The AGCSA Legacy Scholarship Program offers educational aid to the children and grandchildren of AGCSA Regular members. The awards of $2,000 each are funded by AGCSA and administered by The Donnie Arthur Scholarship Program.
Each year the Davey Tree Expert Company awards fifty $1,000 scholarships to students seeking a degree in forestry, urban forestry, arboriculture, horticulture or other related discipline. Our company takes great pride in supporting these students and the universities and colleges that prepare them for the future. Applications are due September 22, 2017
Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. This education program is intended to ensure a highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives. Eligible students must be studying in a homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) field with an interest, major, or concentration directly related to one of the homeland security research areas.
Total Landscape Care
Submissions will be accepted from August 12, 2016 – September 30, 2016. After the submission period is over, judges from Total Landscape Care and Randall-Reilly will select three scholarship recipients.
The first place winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship sent to their current technical school, college or university. The second and third place winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship. All three winners will also receive a certificate and a “write-up” on the Total Landscape Care website.