Scholarships S-Z

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


S-Z Listing

*Scholarships marked with an asterisk are available to freshmen.

  • *Elyzabeth H. Schell Scholarship
    For CAFNR students who are the children of Missouri landowning farmers or stockmen. Based on academic achievement, leadership and extracurricular activities.
  • *Sam B. Shirky Centennial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students; preference is for students from Missouri farms who plan to return to the farm. Based on high school and college academic performance.
  • *Glenn Thomas Smith and Beatrice Grant Smith Agricultural Scholarship
    For students with rural background and financial need, with a cumulative 2.5 gpa or better.
  • Granville M. Smith, Jr. Trust
    For CAFNR students with financial need, with preference for those from Sullivan and Adair counties in Missouri.
  • *Lewis A. Smith Memorial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students with a first preference to graduates of Slater (Mo) High School; second preference to graduates of any high school in Saline County, Mo.
  • *Lewis C. Snell, Jr. Agriculture Scholarship
    For CAFNR students in any of the College’s programs.
  • *Special Talent Scholarships
    For entering freshmen who demonstrate exceptional talent in agriculture, science, music or the arts.
  • *Spiese Fund in Agriculture
    For full-time undergraduate students in CAFNR. Preference is for graduates of high schools in the Bootheel area of Missouri.
  • *State Officer Leadership Awards
    For FFA and 4-H state officers who are enrolled in CAFNR studying agricultural or food sciences.
  • *Frank Stonner Memorial Scholarship
    For students in CAFNR studying agricultural or food sciences.
  • William C. Stringer Scholarship Fund
    For full-time students with at least a 2.5 gpa and demonstrated financial need.
  • Stroeter Scholarship in Memory of William J. Stroeter and Dora Johnston Stroeter
    For participants in the CAFNR’s undergraduate research program.
  • *William L. and Cleo Y. Tayloe Memorial Fund
    For CAFNR students who are studying agricultural or food sciences.
  • University of Missouri Women’s Extension Club Scholarship
    For sophomores, juniors or seniors with good academic records, outstanding character, leadership and service to others. Preference is for former 4-H members; financial need may be considered.
  • Paul Vaughn Scholars
    For CAFNR students who are making academic progress, have good moral character and are pursuing leadership activities.
  • *Floyd A. Watkins Memorial Scholarship
    For CAFNR students who are residents of Polk County, Mo, pursuing a degree in agriculture or food sciences.
  • *Walt & Norma Wilkening Scholarship
    For CAFNR students, with a preference for students from Cape Girardeau County.
  • *George P. and Suzanne Wilson College of Agriculture Scholarship
    For undergraduate students majoring in agriculture. Incoming freshmen must have at least a 3.5 gpa, and sophomores and above must have a 3.2 gpa.
  • Maurice N. Witt Scholarship in Agriculture
    For CAFNR juniors or seniors who are pursuing course of study in agriculture or food sciences and exhibit academic excellence.
  • Marian Hoshor Wood Scholarship
    For students who are graduates of Savannah (Mo) High School. First preference is for juniors or seniors studying plant sciences or animal sciences; second preference is for students active in extracurricular activities in college or community.
  • *Wurdack Scholarship Fund
    For CAFNR students studying agriculture or food sciences.
  • Freeda Thomas Yeo Agriculture Fund
    First priority is for students from developing countries to learn about better farming methods and practices.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ryman Young, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lawrence Kelly and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond R. Burns Memorial Fund
    For undergraduate or graduate students 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.