Scholarships

This is the current list of scholarships available to Stockbridge School of Agriculture students. Scholarships are listed in order of deadline date.  Scholarships for incoming associate degree students are marked with an * .

Stockbridge School Contact Information
Phone: 413-545-2222
Fax: 413-577-0242
Email: stockbridgeschool@cns.umass.edu.

---- Scholarships With Various Deadlines ----

AMERICAN MORGAN HORSE ASSOCIATION
Criteria:                Varies
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                EQUINE

AMERICAN PAINT HORSE ASSOCIATION
Criteria:                Vary, but must be an APHA member
Contact:               www.apha.com
Majors:                EQUINE

 

---- JANUARY 1st DEADLINE ----

Professional Grounds Management Society SEAMAN MEMORIAL Scholarship
Criteria:               must be sponsored by a PGMS member
Contact:              Click Here to View Website
Majors:                HORT,  TURF

 

---- JANUARY 31st DEADLINE ----

American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
Criteria:                Merit, Eligibility
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST HORT (FLORAL DESIGN)

 

---- FEBRUARY 1st DEADLINE ----

BAKER Scholarship 
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; for students in associate degree major
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 LANDSCAPE

BIG Y Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; Big Y employee/customer
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 ALL
               
CHAMBERS Scholarship 
Criteria:                Documented learning disability; for students in associate degree major
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                ARBOR
               
COLE Scholarship 
Criteria:                GPA; financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors
               
CROCKETT Scholarship 
Criteria:                Interest in home plants, gardens, landscape design; for students in associate degree majors
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                SUST HORT & LANDSCAPE
               
GILBERT Scholarship 
Criteria:                Interest in agriculture
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                ALL associate degree majors

KIELTYKA Scholarship 
Criteria:                Preference is to residents of Berkshire county
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                ALL associate degree majors
               
MAA OUTSTANDING ARBOR STUDENT 
Criteria:                Currently enrolled associate degree students
Contact:               Dr. Brian Kane, 125 Holdsworth Hall 413-545-6637
Majors:                ARBOR
               
NUTE Scholarship 
Criteria:                Farming career interest; for students in associate degree major
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST FOOD & FARM
               
OSTERMAN Scholarship 
Criteria:                2.5+ GPA; financial need, preference to CT residents; for students in associate degree major
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                TURF

REYNOLDS Scholarship 
Criteria:                Improved academic standing, leadership in extracurricular activities and financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors     

ROBERTS Scholarship 
Criteria:                Financial need; 2.5+ GPA; career interest in farming or production agriculture
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST FOOD & FARM associate degree major
               
STRATTON Scholarship 
Criteria:                Submission of essay
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors
               
TURCHAN Scholarship 
Criteria:                GPA; for students in associate degree majors
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST FOOD & FARM, SUST HORT


---- FEBRUARY 15th DEADLINE ----       

* FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
Criteria:               Varies
Contact:              Click Here to View Website
Majors:                All incoming students with FFA participation


---- MARCH 1st DEADLINE ----

Maureen Flanagan Scholarship Endowment

Criteria:                Preference for women, financial need defined by Financial Aid Application
Contact:               Click Here to View PDF
Majors:                 All

PERENNIAL PLANT ASSOCIATION 
Criteria:                GPA; strong interest in herbaceous perennials
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                SUST FOOD & FARM, SUST HORT
               
* SCOTTS COMPANY SCHOLARS PROGRAM 
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; green industry career
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                TURF

GARDEN CLUB FEDERATION OF MA
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; 3.0+ GPA; financial need; MA resident
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                All


---- MARCH 30th DEADLINE ----

               
* COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF WESTERN MA
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                All
               
GCSAA STUDENT ESSAY
Criteria:                Golf course management career
Contact:               Click Here to Visit Website
Majors:                TURF
               
MNLA - EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
Criteria:                MA resident; horticulture or related sciences
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 SUST HORT,  LANDSCAPE


---- APRIL 1st DEADLINE ----       

NAUSET GARDEN CLUB OF CAPE COD
Criteria:                Cape Cod or Islands resident; junior or senior
Contact:               Application hpmead@comcast.net or 508-240-2827
Majors:                 LANDSCAPE, SUST HORT

TIMOTHY BIGELOW Scholarship
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; GPA; financial need; New England resident
Contact:               Click Here to View PDF
Majors:                 SUST HORT,  LANDSCAPE
                            
* MASTER GARDENER ASSOC. OF CAPE COD
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; Barnstable County resident
Contact:               Click Here to download Form
Majors:                 SUST HORT

SPRING MEADOW NURSERY Scholarship
Criteria:               Full-time students
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                SUST HORT, LANDSCAPE     

 

---- APRIL 11th DEADLINE ---- 

FARM CREDIT EAST Scholarships
Criteria:               Full-time students
Contact:              Click Here For Application
Majors:               SUST FOOD & FARM, SUST HORT

 
---- APRIL 15th DEADLINE ----    

   
* GCSAA LEGACY AWARDS
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; GCSAA family members
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                TURF


---- APRIL 25th DEADLINE ---- 

* CAPE COD LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; Cape Cod resident
Contact:               Click Here to download Form
Majors:                 ARBOR,  LANDSCAPE, SUST HORT


---- APRIL 28th DEADLINE ----

ANTHONY BORTON EQUINE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Criteria:                Pursuing a career in the equine field
Contact:               Click Here to download Form
Majors:                 EQUINE MANAGEMENT

VICTOR A. RICE Scholarship
Criteria:                Pursuing a career in the equine field
Contact:               Click Here to download Form
Majors:                 EQUINE MANAGEMENT

BROOKS/UPTON/DREW
Criteria:                Pursuing a career in the equine field
Contact:               Click Here to download Form
Majors:                 EQUINE MANAGEMENT


---- APRIL 30th DEADLINE ----

JOHN & NANCY BUTTERWORTH
Criteria:                Juniors & Senior; Ornamental Horticulture interest; Up to $1,000;  based on scholarship and need.
Contact:               Deb Picking, Holdsworth Hall, Rm 310, 413-545-5226
Majors:                PSIS, SUST HORT

* CODDING 
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; graduates from public schools in Taunton or Martha's Vineyard
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                ALL
               
GEORGE GODDARD MEMORIAL
Criteria:               Students with Floriculture or Ornamental Horticulture intererst. $400 available.
Contact:               Deb Picking, Holdsworth Hall, Rm 310, (413) 545-5226
Majors:                 PSIS, SUST HORT
               
NEWTON
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; Middlesex County, MA resident
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL
               
OSCAR G. ANDERSON
Criteria:                Money for purchase of pomology textbooks. Up to $200 available.
Contact:               Deb Picking, Holdsworth Hall, Rm 310, (413) 545-5226
Majors:                PSIS, SUST FOOD & FARM, SUST HORT
               
J. CLARK OSTEROUT
Criteria:                Students with interest in Floriculture. $175 available; Middlesex County, MA resident
Contact:                Deb Picking, Holdsworth Hall, Rm 310, (413) 545-5226
Majors:                 SUST HORT

              
---- May 1st Deadline ----          

* NEW ENGLAND SPORTS TURF  "Charles K. Mruk Scholarship" 
Criteria:                Incoming or enrolled students; financial need; career interest in sports turf managment
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                TURF
               
TREE FUND - ROBERT FELIX MEMORIAL
Criteria:                Seniors; GPA; career interest in commercial arboriculture
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                ARBOR


---- May 3rd Deadline ----

AHO Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; interest in production agriculture; north-central MA resident
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                ALL
               
ASCENSION Scholarship
Criteria:                Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, or Hampshire County resident
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                 ALL

CRABTREE Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; interest in production agriculture                     
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                 ALL

MESERVE Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                 ALL

NEW YORK FARMERS Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; participation in campus activies; interest in agriculture or the environment
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                ALL

PLUMB Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Access Form
Majors:                 ALL


---- May 15th Deadline ----

* MA FLOWER GROWERS ASSOCIATION 
Criteria:                Academic performance; MA resident
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 SUST HORT      

      

---- May 31st Deadline ----                  

SOCIETY OF COMMERCIAL ARBORICULTURE
Criteria:                Experience with tree service firm
Contact:               Sharon Lilly (slilly@isa-arbor.com)
Majors:                 ARBOR

             
---- JUNE 1st Deadline ----             

DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY 
Criteria:                GPA, financial need, instructor recommendation
Contact:               Contact Shawn Skilton at Davey Foundation Arbor Grant Scholarship Program
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors

GCSAA SCHOLARS COMPETITION
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; GPA; extra-curricular activities; experience; career interests in golf course management; GCSAA member
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 TURF

THE HORTICULTURE CLUB OF BOSTON
Criteria:                GPA, financial need, demonstrate interest in Horticulture
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST HORT

* MA ARBORISTS ASSOCIATION
Criteria:               Incoming students
Contact:              Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                ARBOR

 

---- JUNE 30th Deadline ----          

MOBILFLUID 424
Criteria:                Submission of essay or photo-essay related to assigned topic
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 SUST FOOD & FARM


---- JULY 1st Deadline ----

GOODFIELD
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; GPA; leadership experience; MA resident
Contact:               Robert Bottomley @ 413-477-6429
Majors:                 SUST FOOD & FARM, SUST HORT

* TILDEN 
Criteria:                Incoming associate degree students; high school GPA; financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors

 

---- JULY 11th Deadline ----

* KEVIN CROWE MEMORIAL FUND Scholarships 
Criteria:                Incoming associate degree students; high school GPA; financial need
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 ALL associate degree majors


---- SEPTEMBER 15th DEADLINE ----           

ANDERSON Scholarship
Criteria:                Financial need for purchasing pomology course textbooks
Contact:               Deb Picking, Holdsworth Hall, Rm 310, (413) 545-5226
Majors:                SUST FOOD & FARM
              
              
Boston Flower Exchange RACHEL BUTTERWORTH DIETZ Scholarship
Criteria:                Interest in promoting and developing world of Floriculture
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST HORT


---- OCTOBER 1st DEADLINE ----             

NEW YORK STATE TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION (NYSTA)
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; GPA; financial need; NYSTA member
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 TURF
               
PEARSON Scholarship
Criteria:                Second year associate degree and bachelor degree students; 3.0+ GPA; under 21 years of age before December 1
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                 SUST HORT


---- October 15th Deadline ----             

SPORTS TURF MANAGERS ASSOCIATION Scholarship
Criteria:                GPA; contributions to school; experience in sports turf
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                TURF


---- NOVEMBER 1st DEADLINE ----              

TROLL-DICKINSON Scholarship
Criteria:                Second year associate degree students
Contact:               Click Here to Download Form
Majors:                TURF


---- NOVEMBER 30th DEADLINE ----               

CT TREE PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION (CTPA) Scholarship
Criteria:                Second year associate degree students; 3.0+ GPA; under 21 years of age before Decmeber 1
Contact:               Click Here to View Website
Majors:                 ARBOR associate degree students


---- DECEMBER 15th DEADLINE ----                    

MA TREE WARDENS & FORESTERS ASSOCIATION
Criteria:                GPA; financial need; experience
Contact:               Dr. Dennis Ryan, 119 Holdsworth Hall 413-545-6626
Majors:                 Arbor