Scholarships A-K

The MU Scholarship Application qualifies students for almost all scholarships; only one application form is needed.


A-K Listing

*Scholarships marked with an asterisk are available to freshmen.

  • Ag Alumni Scholarship
    For sophomores or juniors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and organizational involvement. Minimum 2.75 gpa required.
  • Alpha Gamma Sigma/Ron Lemonds Scholarship
    For sophomore, junior or senior Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity members with high leadership capabilities, satisfactory grades and sincere interest in agriculture.
  • H. Victor Arnaud Family Farm Scholarship
    For full-time students raised on a family farm or with intent to live on and operate a family farm after graduation. Financial need is primary consideration.
  • *Sherri & Michael Atchison Scholarship
    For incoming freshmen/transfer students or other CAFNR students, based on financial need.
  • *Bill and June Baker Scholarship
    For students with FFA experience. First preference to Mexico (Mo) High School graduates; second preference to Audrain County High School graduates; third to surrounding counties.
  • *Emma Jean Ballew Agricultural Scholarship
    For students in agriculture, food and natural resources.
  • Barry D. Bargfrede Scholarship
    For freshmen members of Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity with high leadership capabilities, outstanding character and a sincere interest in agriculture. First preference is graduates of Santa Fe High School in Alma, Mo; second preference is high school graduate from Saline or Lafayette counties in Missouri.
  • Mom Beger Scholarship
    For CAFNR sophomore, junior or senior Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity members in good scholastic standing with leadership potential, good character and financial need.
  • William Boatright Endowment
    For undergraduate students participating in CAFNR’s on-campus research internship program.
  • *William C. Boney Memorial Scholarship
    For full-time students working toward an agriculture degree, with preference for graduates of Windsor (Mo) High School. Secondary preference is for graduates of high schools in Missouri counties Henry, Benton and Randolph.
  • *Boone County Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship
    For students whose parents are Boone County Farm Bureau members.
  • *August and Gladys Braksick Scholarship in Agriculture
    For CAFNR students with preference to Lafayette County (Mo) high school graduates who have exhibited leadership skills and been involved in forensics, debate or public speaking.
  • *Charles & Ina Ray Brazeale Scholarship
    For CAFNR students with first preference to graduates from Monroe County (Mo) high schools.
  • Burch Ag Internship Endowment
    For undergraduate students participating in CAFNR’s on-campus research internship program.
  • *Jim Burch Fund
    For students with 2.5 or above gpa, pursuing a degree in agriculture and related studies in CAFNR.
  • Charles E. & Wilma D. Campbell Scholarship
    For students with financial need and rural background who work part-time and have a 2.5-3.5 gpa.
  • *Joe G. & Hazel B. Cannon Memorial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students with financial need.
  • Michael & Ene Chippendale Farms & Centers Award Fund
    For CAFNR students interested in research at one of the College’s farms and centers.
  • CHS Foundation Scholarship
    For students interested in agricultural cooperatives.
  • *Norman Clough Endowment in Agriculture
    For CAFNR students who have financial need.
  • Henry I. Cohn Memorial Agricultural Scholarship
    For high-ability students preparing for careers in agriculture.
  • College of Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
    For undergraduate or graduate students in a work-study program.
  • *Carl C. Cornett Scholarship
    For undergraduate students majoring in agriculture, food or natural resources.
  • *Charles L. Counts Memorial Agriculture Scholarship
    For CAFNR students with a minimum 2.5 gpa. First preference is for graduates of Steelville R-3 and Iron County C-4 school districts. Additional preference is to animal sciences majors and graduates of any Crawford County (Mo) high school.
  • *Curators Interscholastic Events Scholars
    For winners of a high rating in state FFA career development events who rank in the upper third of their graduating class. Make application to Agricultural Education, 121 Gentry Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.
  • *John B. Dorsey Scholarship
    For graduates of Stet (Mo) R-15 High School or graduates of any Ray or Carroll county (Mo) high school.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Ensminger Scholarship
    For junior, senior or graduate students majoring in agriculture. Consideration will be given to academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular activities, character and financial need.
  • *Stockton Fountain Scholarship
    For entering freshmen and/or upperclass students.
  • Bud Frew Family Scholarship
    For students who have a direct interest in agriculture and demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Burdette L. Frew MFA Incorporated Scholarship
    For upperclass students who are Missouri residents with minimum 3.0 gpa and financial need.
  • Gardner-Unger Scholarship in CAFNR
    Established in 2014 by Roger and Cheri Gardner to honor their fathers, Stanley R. Gardner and John W. Unger, both CAFNR graduates. This fund supports students from rural communities majoring in agricultural education and animal sciences.
  • *Geisert Family Scholarship
    For students from rural areas with financial need and 2.5-3.5 gpa.
  • *Ron and Terry Golden Scholarship
    For entering freshmen graduating from high school in Andrew, Holt or Buchanan counties with a maximum 3.0 gpa, or any gpa.
  • *Jim and Kay Golding Scholarship
    For agriculture, food or natural resources students. First preference is to graduates of an Aurora (Mo) high school. Second preference is to students from a vocational agriculture program who graduated from any Lawrence County high school.
  • Ruby and Mary Green Scholarship
    For students in good academic standing who plan to be full-time farmers upon graduation. Preference is for students from Missouri counties Adair, Putnam, Schuyler and Sullivan.
  • *J.W. Hackamack Scholarship
    For students with high school FFA experience who have taken courses in communication skills in addition to those normally required, and plan to return to the farm or go into farm management.
  • Larry S. Harper Memorial Scholarship
    For students who exhibit outstanding leadership qualities. No gpa requirement.
  • Larry S. & Jean Baker Harper Scholarship for International Agricultural Studies
    For CAFNR students who are enhancing their education while studying and traveling abroad.
  • Robert H. Hartley Memorial Scholarship
    For students who are rural Boone County residents with financial need who plan a career in agriculture.
  • *Kenneth Ray Heath Memorial Scholarship
    For freshmen who have graduated from any high school in the Bootheel area of Missouri. Must have high-school cumulative gpa of at least 3.0 (B).
  • Don Heil Government Studies Internship
    For undergraduate students participating in internship programs in Washington, DC, or other approved locations. First preference to students with Missouri farm backgrounds.
  • *Georgia M. Hellberg Memorial Fund
    For agriculture students with financial need.
  • *George W. Hensley Scholarship
    For CAFNR students in agriculture with high academic achievement and financial need. First preference is for Missouri high school graduate with a background in farming.
  • James R. Houx Education Fund
    On-campus internships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College whose interests are in the agricultural and food sciences area. Preference is for students from Johnson County, Mo.
  • *Jack L. and Wes Isaacs Memorial Scholarship
    For a graduating senior of Stet (Mo) R-15 School District, to be used in the recipient’s sophomore year. The student must have met specified goals in the Stet FFA Program and be enrolled in a four-year program in an agriculture-related field.
  • Weldon and Winnie Jones Undergraduate Research Scholarship in Biotechnology
    For sophomores, juniors or seniors doing on-campus research in general area of biotechnology.
  • Elsa “Elsie” Kemble Memorial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students with financial need.
  • *Elmer R. Kiehl Scholarship
    For freshmen, based on leadership, scholarship potential and significant participation in extracurricular activities in high school, and recommendations from Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity.
  • *Charles Kiepe Scholarship
    For undergraduate students pursuing a degree in agriculture or food sciences.
  • *Arnold W. and Lois McCanse Klemme Scholarship
    For students pursuing a degree in agriculture or food sciences. Preference is for students from Lawrence and Franklin counties.
  • *Kollar-Brock Scholarship
    For freshmen or sophomores pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference is for students with financial need from Adair, Daviess, DeKalb, Schuyler or Scotland counties in Missouri.
  • *Nancy Brady Kratchman Scholarship
    For entering freshmen planning a career in production agriculture. Recipients shall be from northwest Missouri, with preference to students from Buchanan County.
  • *Donald Kullmann Scholarship Fund
    For students majoring in a field of agriculture.

Thanks to our Generous Donors, CAFNR Offers $1.3 Million Each Year in Scholarships

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