Scholarships

How to Apply

You can apply to the following scholarships through the Scholarship Universe portal.

Arizona Crop Improvement Association Scholarship

Criteria

  • CALS General

  • Undergraduate

  • Required Majors in  Plant Sciences, Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering, Agriculture Education, Agribusiness Economics & Management, Entomology, or Soil, Water & Environmental Sciences

  • Full-time enrollment

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • Financial need

Dave and Julie Cox Student Support Scholarship

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Undergraduate

  • No requirement specified by donor.

  • Agricultural Education major with Teaching emphasis

  • Plans to become a teacher and to teach agriculture

     

Dennis and Carol Fiscus Endowed Scholarship

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Undergraduate

  • Required Agricultural Technology Management & Education major, Teaching emphasis

  • Donor specifies only one winner per year.

  • Students interested in pursuing a career as a school-based agricultural education teacher

  • Financial need

  • Preference to seniors in order to assist with expenses associated with student teaching

Hicks Family Endowed Scholarship

Criteria

  • CALS General

  • Undergraduate

  • Required major is one of the following: Agricultural Leadership and Communications, Agricultural Systems Management, Agricultural Technology Management, Agribusiness Economics and Management, Plant Sciences, or Sustainable Plant Systems

  • Donor specifies four awards per year. Split amount available to award this year evenly between the four.

  • Full-time enrollment

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • Financial need

  • Preference to Arizona residency

  • Preference to first generation college student

  • It is the Donor's desire that four scholarships of $5,000 (approximate) will be awarded each academic year. The number and amount of awards may vary based on available funds.

Horton Noon Scholarship

Criteria

  • CALS General

  • Undergraduate junior, senior or graduate student

  • Preference for students with financial need, but not required

  • Major is one of the following: Animal Science, Natural Resources, Agricultural Technology Management, Agricultural Education or Plant Sciences

  • Arizona resident

  • Demonstrate professional promise and/or good character

  • Preference to financial need

Howard Bendalin Agricultural Student Support Endowment (AED)

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Agricultural Technology Management & Education major, Agricultural  Technology Managment emphasis

  • No requirement specified by donor

Tom Miller Scholarship

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Agricultural Technology Management & Education major, Teaching emphasis

  • No requirement specified by donor.

J.R. Cullison Scholarship

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Agricultural Technology Management & Education major, Teaching emphasis

  • No requirement specified by donor.

     

Wallace Shafer Scholarship

Criteria

  • Agricultural Education (AED)

  • Agricultural Technology Management & Education major, Teaching emphasis

  • No requirement specified by donor.

CALS Scholarship

To apply for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences scholarships, you must follow these five steps. For questions regarding these steps, contact the Scholarship Universe team at OSFA-SU@email.arizona.edu.

 

STEPS:

1.    Log in to Scholarship Universe with your UA Net ID and Password.

 

2.    Answer ALL questions asked in the ‘PROFILE’ tab. This step may take ten to twenty minutes if you’ve never created a profile before. Your answers are used to match you to UA and non-UA scholarships you are eligible to apply for year round.

 

3.    Look in the ‘SCHOLARSHIPS’ tab and your ‘ELIGIBLE’ folder for blue colored scholarships with a deadline date of 04/1/2016 and click on one to open it. UA scholarships will be blue and non-UA scholarships will be orange. You may be eligible for other UA scholarships so read the description to confirm it is from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS).

 

4.    Scroll down to the ‘Apply Here’ section of the scholarship you opened. You will see instructions on how to apply. You will also see a ‘Bonus’ section if you eligible for more than one CALS scholarship that share the same application. The bonus section will list all the scholarships you will be applying for by applying to just the one scholarship you are viewing.

 

5.    Follow all the instructions in the ‘Apply Here’ section such as, make sure you download the required ‘CALS Scholarship Application Template’ by clicking on the orange link provided. You must upload the completed application template and your resume to your ‘DOCS’ tab. Return to one of your CALS scholarships and select your documents from the appropriate drop-down bars in the ‘Apply Here’ section. Click the ‘SUBMIT APPLICATION NOW’ button at the very bottom and all the scholarships in the bonus section will be moved to your ‘APPLIED’ folder automatically. You are done!

 

TROUBLESHOOTING:

If you don’t see any blue colored scholarships in your ‘ELIGIBLE’ folder with a deadline of 04/01/2016, do the following:

  •   Make sure your power cell shows 100%. If it doesn’t, click on the ‘PROFILE’ tab and answer the questions that appear.
  •   Make sure you have answered all questions in your Profile accurately, especially the following (a search bar is at the top to help you find these quickly):

                    - UA college(s) of study?:  select ‘Agriculture and Life Sciences’ and save your answer.

                    - My College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Major(s)?:  select your major(s) and save your answer.