Scholarships L-R

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


L-R Listing

*Scholarships marked with an asterisk are available to freshmen.

  • *James P. Landreth Memorial Scholarship Fund
    For students majoring in a field of agriculture.
  • Sam J. Lewis Memorial Scholarship
    For juniors preparing for a career in agricultural banking.
  • Longwell Leadership Award
    For second semester sophomores pursuing a degree in agriculture or food sciences, who have demonstrated academic and leadership potential. Based on academic performance, extracurricular activities and leadership potential.
  • *James O. Martin Scholarship Fund
    For students majoring in some aspect of food production or production of agricultural products. Financial need is considered.
  • *Margaret V. “Babe” McCarty Scholarship
    For students pursuing a degree in agriculture, food or natural resources.
  • *Ray C. McClure Scholarship
    For freshmen who have been active FFA members in high school. May also provide scholarship to agricultural education major during student-teaching semester.
  • J. Wendall & Ruhamah McKinsey International Endowment Fund
    For students interested in an international experience.
  • John Tyler McRoberts Endowment for Global Education
    For students interested in an international experience.
  • Ruby & Frazier McVean Agricultural Scholarship Fund
    For undergraduate or graduate students with financial need who are in upper third of their class.
  • MFA Foundation
    For Missouri residents with financial need involved in agriculture-related courses of study or one that affects rural life.
  • Miller-Morse Student Fund
    For students pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference is for rural students with financial need.
  • John H. Miller Scholarship
    For graduates of Missouri high schools with financial need.
  • Missouri Farm Bureau Scholarship
    For upperclass students who are pursuing a degree in agriculture or food sciences, with exception of animal sciences. Students or parents must be Missouri Farm Bureau members. Academic achievement, leadership and financial need are considered.
  • Roger L. and Joyce L. Mitchell Scholarship
    For CAFNR students who have 3.0 gpa and demonstrated leadership ability or the potential for leadership.
  • *Stanley A. Morrow Memorial Endowment Fund Scholarship
    For freshmen and sophomores based on scholastic excellence, moral character, financial need and an interest in agriculture or agribusiness.
  • *Ralph Joseph Mutti Memorial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students pursuing a degree in agriculture, food or natural resources.
  • Michael and Paula Nolan International Studies Scholarship
    For undergraduate students pursuing a course of study in agriculture who wish to have a significant international experience.
  • *Orscheln Farm and Home Supply Inc. Scholarship
    For entering freshmen who have been four-year members of FFA, have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability and have excelled scholastically.
  • Douglas A. & Judy Parr Endowment for Undergraduate Studies
    For undergraduate students who have an expressed interest in science-based business, with strong consideration given to students majoring in food science.
  • Tom and Alice Payne Scholarship in CAFNR
    Established in 2014 by Roger and Cheri Gardner to honor Dean Tom Payne and his wife Alice, and to celebrate all they have done to advance the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and MU. The scholarship supports two or more CAFNR students per year.
  • Allan W. & Vivian Purdy Enhancement Fund
    For graduate or undergraduate students who exhibit initiative and integrity. Also used for emergency loans, work-study or study-abroad experiences.
  • Thomas W. Ragsdale Memorial Scholarship
    For native Missourians who plan to work in public service and who are undergraduate students in agriculture or human environmental sciences.
  • *Thomas J. and Mary M. Ream Scholarship
    For freshmen, with priority for students from Clearwater (Mo) High School or Pettis County, Mo. High school grades and financial need are primary criteria.
  • Resident Wives Club Endowment Fund
    For CAFNR undergraduate or graduate students with financial need.
  • Retired Ag Professors Endowed Scholarship Fund
    For undergraduate CAFNR students.
  • *John & Jean Riffle Scholarship
    For students in ag related majors with preference for students with 4-H or FFA experience.
  • James S. Rollins Scholarship
    For CAFNR juniors in recognition of merit and character.
  • *Eric G. Rowe Scholarship Fund
    For CAFNR students who live in the western half of Audrain County.
  • *G. Andy Runge Memorial Scholarship
    For entering freshmen or upperclassmen enrolled in CAFNR.

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

Interested in making a gift to support CAFNR student scholarships? Contact CAFNR’s Advancement Office at 573-882-9003 or, or donate online.