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AgriVision Equipment Scholarship

Recipient shall enrolled full-time and be studying in one of the following degree programs: Agricultural Business, Agriculture Education, Agricultural Science, or Agronomy.  Academic achievement will be the leading criteria and selection will be based on the department's rubric scoring guide.  December graduates may receive the award in its entirety during the fall session.


Agronomy Club Scholarship

Must be a member of Northwest Agronomy Club for one trimester and have a 2.25 GPA. Based on participation and leadership in club.


Albert & Virginia Winemiller Scholarship

Recipients shall be enrolled full-time and classified as a sophomore, junior or senior with a 3.25 GPA.  Recipients shall also have declared a major in education, agriculture or mathematics.  This scholarship shall reward students with academic excellence and achievement, high moral character and good citizenship.


Alpha Tau Alpha Scholarship

Must be an agricultural education major. Based on GPA, leadership and university activities.


American Dream Grant Scholarship for Agricultural Sciences

Recipients shall be classified as entering freshmen, enrolled in at least 12 hours for the fall and spring trimesters and shall have qualified for the American Dream Grant program.  Recipients shall also have declared a major in agriculture and be graduates of Maryville High School, where they attended their entire junior and senior years.  Applicants must submit a letter from the high school principal, guidance counselor or teacher explaining how they meet the following criteria:
  1. GPA rank in the 50th to 75th percentile
  2. Attended Maryville High School their entire junior and senior years
  3. Few serious issues in high school or community
  4. Demonstrated interest in agriculture
  5. Displays strong work ethic
  6. Has been employed for pay and/or worked on the family's farm.  The total number of hours worked either on a farm and/or for pay is a major determinant of who receives the scholarship.



August Stelter Scholarship

Awarded to an entering freshman that has declared a major in any of the disciplines available from the School of Agricultural Sciences. Recipient must be considered a full-time student. The scholarship is non-renewable.


Bayer Scholarship

Recipient shall be a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled full-time and have a declared major in Agriculture Business, Agronomy, Horticulture or Agriculture Science.  Academic achievement and financial need are leading criteria.


Celebrate Ag Day Scholarship

Recipient must have declared a major in agriculture.


Charles R. Derstler Scholarship

Recipients shall have graduated from a high school in Caldwell or Ray County, Missouri with preference for declared academic majors or minors given in the following order: Agriculture, Chemistry, and any academic area with the expressed exception that students pursuing a major or minor related to athletics or physical education shall not be considered eligible candidates. Recipients shall be classified as sophomores, juniors, or seniors at Northwest and shall maintain enrollment in at least 12 hours per trimester. The recipient shall have maintained the highest GPA of all candidates meeting the above criteria.


Clint Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be enrolled full-time.  First preference shall be given to a freshman agriculture major that is a graduate of Lexington RV High School in Lexington, Missouri.  If there are no candidates that meet this criteria, previous recipients may reapply to be considered. If there are no candidates at that time, the agriculture major requirement is waived and the award may go to any student that is a graduate of Lexington High School.  Financial need shall be leading criteria.


Daniel Bowles Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must have declared a major in agriculture.


Dean E. Gingrich & Jean D. Gingrich Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be considered a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 hours for the fall and spring trimesters with a declared major in Agriculture.  First preference will be given to students who attended high school in Nodaway or Gentry counties in Missouri.  If there are no qualified applicants from those counties, the area will be expanded to Worth, Andrew, Holt, and Atchison counties in Missouri. If there are no applicants from the above areas, students from other geographic locations who are majoring in agriculture will be considered.  Financial need shall be leading criteria.


F B Houghton Livestock Evaluation Scholarship

Awarded to a member of the Northwest Livestock Judging Squad. Chosen on the basis of livestock judging ability, the winner must have a 2.25 GPA or above.


FCS Financial Scholarship

Awarded to a university sophomore, junior or senior majoring in one of the agricultural sciences with a cumulative GPA of 3.00. Recipient must have graduated from a Missouri high school and demonstrate leadership skills with attributes in ethical behavior, initiative and a sense of pride for the agricultural industry. Preference will be given to students who plan on returning to production agriculture.


Garvin & Imogene Williams Scholarship

Recipients shall have a student classification of junior or senior, have declared an academic major of Agri-Business, have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.00, and show financial need. Recipients should demonstrate strong leadership abilities and have expressed interest in working in an agriculture related business.


GROWMARK Scholarship

Prospective transfer student with an AAS degree. Ag major based on scholarship and potential in agronomy field.


James C Ware Memorial Scholarship

Recipients shall maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25, have declared an academic major in the area of agriculture and have a career objective to work in production agriculture. Recipients shall be graduates of a high school in Nodaway County, Missouri or Taylor County, Iowa and if none shall qualify, then any graduate of a Missouri high school. Recipients shall be juniors at Northwest Missouri State University in the year the scholarship is received and the scholarship may be renewed.


James C. "Jim" Ferguson Memorial Scholarship in Agri-Business

Recipients of this award shall be a full time junior or senior Agricultural Business major or Agricultural Business minor with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA.  Preference will be given to a student interested in the commodities trading or grain merchandising industries.


John F Smith Memorial Scholarship

Recipients shall be continuing students and enrolled full time. The recipient shall have declared a major in Animal Science. If there are no Animal Science majors, then the scholarship may be awarded to someone in another area of agriculture. Academic achievement and financial need will be leading criteria.


Larry & Velma Ehlert Agriculture Endowment

Recipient shall be an agriculture major, involved in student activities, enrolled in at least 12 hours per semester and considered a full time student, have completed one trimester of coursework at the University, shall have a GPA of at least 2.70, and display a commitment to a career in agriculture. The recipient must also complete a 500 word or less essay describing “The Importance of Animal Agriculture to the U.S. Economy.”


Lloyd Summa Agricultural Scholarship

Recipient shall be a sophomore or junior with a declared major in Agriculture.


Louis (Lou) & Kathryn (Kay) Watkins Family Scholarship

Recipients shall be classified as full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing a declared major within business and/or agriculture science.  Academic achievement and work eithic shall be the leading selection criteria.


Marvin Hoskey Agricultural Education Scholarship

Recipient shall be classified as a junior or senior, enrolled in at least 12 hours for the fall and spring trimesters, and have declared a major in Agricultural Education. The recipient shall maintain a 2.50 GPA and demonstrate leadership and participation in Alpha Tau Alpha. The recipient must also demonstrate high potential to be a successful teacher.


Matthew White Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall have declared a major in Agriculture and be enrolled in at least 12 hours for the fall and spring trimesters. First preference shall be given to graduates of Savannah High School in Savannah, Missouri, second preference shall be given to graduates of North Andrew High School in Rosendale, Missouri, and lastly to recipients originally from any areas in the states of Missouri or Iowa.


Missouri Farm Bureau Scholarship

Recipient must be pursuing a degree in agriculture and they or their parents must be a member of Missouri Farm Bureau.


R R Miller Scholarship

Recipient shall be enrolled in at least 12 hours for the fall and spring trimesters and have declared a major in agriculture. Preference will be given to students from Winston, Missouri or Daviess County in Missouri or any town in northwest Missouri. Financial need will be leading criteria.


R T Wright Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to Northwest student majoring in agriculture. Prospective sophomore, junior, or senior. Based on leadership, academics and need.


Rusty Shipley Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must have declared a major in agriculture.


Smithfield Hog Production Missouri Agriculture Scholarship

Recipients shall have a declared major within the School of Agricultural Sciences.  Preference shall be given to animal science majors.  Academic achievement and financial need shall be leading criteria.


Walter & Maude Johnson Scholarship

Recipient shall have declared a major in Agricultural Sciences.