Earning a Agriculture degree can significantly increase your job opportunities and earning potential. There are many different disciplines that can be pursued and combined. The concentrations/degrees below are the most common areas where scholarships are available:
The first place to look for scholarships is the financial aid office of the college you are attending or planning on attending. They have a list of specific scholarships for Agriculture students.
Another very important place to look is professional groups or associations. These organizations purpose is to support and guide people who work and want to work in the Agriculture field. Here are some national professional associations that are currently offering scholarships:
National associations aren't the only organizations offering Agriculture scholarships. There are also a number of regional associations and local affiliates that hand out awards to deserving applicants. In fact, starting locally may increase your chances of winning quality scholarships.
You can locate regional associations and local affiliates that offer Agriculture school scholarships by searching the net and by contacting your local Chamber of Commerce. You can also get leads from your local high schools, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions. Here are some groups that are currently offering scholarships: