Scholarships and Financial Aid

For information about general scholarships, visit CAHNR’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Page.

External Scholarships:

 

Farm Credit East Scholarship

Farm Credit East awards up to thirty-one $1,500 scholarships to qualified students. They look for students committed to having a career in agriculture, commerical fishing, or the forest products industry.

First Pioneer Scholarship

First Pioneer awards up to twenty-one $1,500 scholarships to qualified students. These scholarships are for students who demonstrate exceptional achievement as future agricultural leaders and is made possible by First Pioneer Farm Credit.

Departmental Scholarships:

Russell Palen Scholarship
This program offers financial assistance to qualified students majoring in Resource Economics. Awards are made annually to incoming students based on academic performance in high school. These scholarships are made possible through a departmental endowment in memory of Russell Palen.

Stanley K. Seaver Scholarship
This program offers financial assistance to qualified students majoring in Resource Economics. These scholarships are made possible through a departmental endowment in memory of Stanley K. Seaver.

Irving and Justine Fellows Fund
This Fund offers financial assistance to qualified students majoring in Resource Economics. These scholarships are made possible through a departmental endowment in memory of Irving Fellows.

Del Favero Agricultural Economics Fund
This Fund provides financial support to students enrolled in Resource Economics. Awards are based on outstanding academic achievement and/or financial need. Awards are made annually to recipients provided satisfactory academic progress is achieved. These scholarships are made in honor of Professors Johnson, Seaver and Fellows.


For any of these scholarships, selected students receive $300-750 per semester and are reviewed for continued eligibility after each semester. Awards are based primarily on academic performance. Students must meet the registration requirements of the University.