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Cal Poly Scholarships: College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences


Please be advised that this is not a complete listing as new scholarships are frequently established. This is intended to recognize and thank Cal Poly scholarship donors. Students may visit the Financial Aid website for additional information.
 
Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

Agribusiness Department Scholarship Endowment

The Agribusiness Department Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Agribusiness and is open to all class levels with a minimum 2.7 GPA. The Agribusiness Department has the discretion to give preference to certain targeted populations to meet the recruitment and retention goals of the department such as, students within specific programmatic areas of the department, students with financial need, students from underrepresented areas within the State of California and first generation students.
Albert M. Stornetta Educational Scholarship Endowment The Albert M. Stornetta Educational Scholarship Endowment supports students in undergraduate and graduate Animal Science programs at Cal Poly.
Alfred G. Montna Baseball and Agricultural Scholarship Endowment The Alfred G. Montna Baseball and Agricultural Scholarship Endowment provides support for students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at all class levels and all majors and currently playing on the Cal Poly Baseball team. Preference for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and from Northern California, with first preference for students from Sutter, Yuba, Yolo, Colusa, Butte, Glenn and Sacramento Counties.
American Vineyard Viticulture Scholarship Endowment The American Vineyard Viticulture Scholarship Endowment supports junior, senior, or graduate students majoring in Fruit Science or Wine and Viticulture.
Arnold D. Haskell Scholarship The Arnold D. Haskell Scholarship was established by Mr. Donald Haskell, Chairman of M.H. Sherman Company. The scholarship supports sophomore, junior and senior Environmental Horticultural Science majors.
Arnold Dean Scholarship Award The Arnold Dean Scholarship Award supports continuing students majoring in Soil Science who have at least 25 soil science units remaining at Cal Poly.
Arthur and Margaret Foster Food Science and Nutrition Scholarship Endowment The Arthur and Margaret Foster Food Science and Nutrition Scholarship Endowment provides scholarship assistance for Food Science and Nutrition majors. Recipient must have high financial need and be need-based federal aid as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to California residents.
Arthur E. Norman Scholarship Endowment The Arthur E. Norman Scholarship supports sophomore, junior and/or senior students majoring in Wine and Viticulture.
Ashley D. Richardson Scholarship Endowment The Ashley D. Richardson Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration.
Barbara Parker Weber Agriculture Education Endowment The Barbara Parker Weber Agriculture Education Endowment supports credential students in Agriculture Education.
Barling Memorial Scholarship The Barling Memorial Scholarship supports junior, senior, and graduate students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who are from Kern, Kings, or Tulare Counties.
Bartlett Tree Foundation, Inc. Scholarship The Bartlett Tree Foundation, Inc. Scholarship supports undergraduate students following the Urban Forestry concentration in the Natural Resource major with a minimum of three quarters left.
Bill and Beth Troutner Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Bill and Beth Troutner Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports sophomore, junior and senior students majoring in Crop Science, Environmental Horticulture Science, or Fruit Science.

Bill & Debbie Kellogg Agricultural Education Scholarship Endowment

The Bill & Debbie Kellogg Agricultural Education Scholarship Endowment supports qualified single subject teaching credential candidates in Agricultural Education, with a minimum 3.0 GPA recommended.

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Scholarship Endowment

The BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Scholarship Endowment supports all levels of BioResource and Agricultural Engineering majors with a minimum 3.0 recommended.
Boyle-McOmie Scholarship Endowment The Boyle-McOmie Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree within the Animal Science Department and the Horticulture and Crop Science Department.  
Burlingham Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Burlingham Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Mr. and Mrs. Burlingham. Mr. Burlingham was the founder and chair of the agricultural education program at Cal Poly from 1948 to 1972. This scholarship supports students enrolled in the credential program focusing on agricultural education.
Burt W. Polin Agricultural Endowment The Burt W. Polin Agricultural Endowment provides scholarship support for both Horticulture and Crop Science majors and Dairy Science majors.
Burton Douglas Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Burton Douglas Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Burton who was a Cal Poly freshman majoring in Fruit Science. Burton was killed in an auto accident at the age of 19 in 1990 when he and his friends had been bungee jumping that morning. The scholarship supports agriculture majors, preferably fruit science majors, with preference to students who graduated high school in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, or Yolo counties.
CAFES Cal Poly Scholars The CAFES Cal Poly Scholars provides support to high achieving students from a Cal Poly Partner High School from freshman year through graduation.
Cal-Almond Scholarship Endowment The Cal-Almond Scholarship Endowment supports junior and senior Crop Science majors with an interest in nut crops.
California Agri-Fairs Education Endowment Trust The California Agri-Fairs Education Endowment Trust provides support for agri-fair industry fellowships and scholarships.
California Creamery Operators Association Scholarship   The California Creamery Operators Association Scholarship supports undergraduate students majoring in Dairy Science who are planning a career in the California dairy food processing industry.
California Dairy Industries Association Endowment in Honor of Dr. William T. Gillis and Dr. Gary D. Reif The California Dairy Industries Scholarship Honoring Dr. William Gillis and Dr. Gary Reif supports students majoring in Dairy Science with an emphasis on dairy products technology.

California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Fund

The California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Fund supports students, who must have at least a sophomore standing or higher and completed 8 units of Cal Poly’s Agribusiness Food Retail Management (CPAFRM) program.  A minimum 3.0 GPA is required in order to qualify for a scholarship.  Students will be selected based on major, class standing and GPA.
California League of Food Processors Scholarship The California League of Food Processors Scholarship supports students majoring in Food Science who are involved in activities related to their major. or more information, please visit the California League of Food Processors website.
California Rural Rehabilitation Scholarship Endowment The California Rural Rehabilitation Scholarship Endowment supports students form a low income farm/ranch family.

Callender Family Scholarship Endowment

The Callender Family Scholarship Endowment supports all class levels of Agribusiness majors with a minimum 2.7 GPA. The Agribusiness department has the discretion to give preference to certain targeted populations to meet the recruitment and retention goals of the department such as, students within specific programmatic areas of the department, students with financial need, students from underrepresented areas within the State of California and First Generation students.
Carl A. Cilker Scholarship Endowment The Carl A. Cilker Scholarship supports students majoring in Agribusiness, Crop or Fruit Science with an interest in California agriculture career.

Casey Family Scholarship Endowment

The Casey Family Scholarship Endowment provides scholarships to post-baccalaureate candidates studying in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department and pursuing their Agriculture Specialist teaching credential.
Catherine C. Adams Scholarship Endowment The Catherine C. Adams Scholarship supports Environmental Horticulture Science majors.
Charles O. and Helen B. Penwell Scholarship Endowment The Charles and Helen Penwell Scholarship Endowment supports nutrition majors with a concentration in applied nutrition.   
Charles Roland Peebles, III, Fund Endowment The Charles Roland Peebles, III, Fund Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
Chester O. and Avis J. McCorkle Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Chester O. and Avis J. McCorkle Memorial Scholarship supports upper division students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences.  
Civic Garden Club of San Carlos Scholarship The Civic Garden Club of San Carlos Scholarship supports junior or senior Environmental Horticulture Science majors.
Clarence B. Mann FFA Scholarship The Clarence B. Mann FFA Scholarship was established by Adele Mann in memory of her husband Clarence who dedicated 37 years to teaching and to the Future Farmers of America (FFA). This scholarship supports first time freshman who are FFA members from the Los Angeles area.
Clint and Jane Randolph Scholarship Endowment The Clint and Jane Randolph Scholarship Endowment supports single subject credential students in Agriculture Education.
CoBank Outstanding Student Scholarship  The CoBank Scholarship supports students majoring in Agricultural Business. CoBank is part of the Farm Credit System which provides financial services to rural America.
Concord Farm Bureau Scholarship The Concord Farm Bureau Scholarship supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who show an interest in their major, Cal Poly and their community who are originally from Contra Costa county.
Corwin M. Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fund The Corwin M. Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fund supports students junior and seniors majoring in Crop Science.
Crop Production Services Scholarship in Honor of Gordon Miller Endowment The Crop Production Services Scholarship in Honor of Gordon Miller Endowment supports Soil Science, Crop Science, Environmental Horticulture Science, Fruit Science and Wine and Viticulture majors.  The scholarship is in honor of Gordon Miller a 1967 Soil Science Alumni and was a leader in diversified cropping of western agricultures.
Daisy J. Hudson Agricultural Irrigation Careers Scholarship Endowment The Daisy J. Hudson Agricultural Irrigation Careers Scholarship supports BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE) and Agricultural Systems Management students who are from Tulare and Kings counties.  
Dante Righetti Scholarship Fund Endowment The Dante Righetti Scholarship Fund Endowment supports students majoring in Ornamental Horticultural.
Distinguished Order of Zerocrats Scholarship The Distinguished Order of Zerocrats Scholarship supports Food Science majors.
Donella Rose Malek Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Donella Rose Malek Memorial Scholarship was established by Donnella's family to honor her strong desire to have a positive effect on the preservation or our environment. This scholarship supports students in Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences majors, who have graduated from a high school in California.
Doris Krull Dairy Production Scholarship Endowment The Doris Krull Dairy Production Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Dairy Science.
Dorothea Sabol Exemplary New Teacher Award Quasi Endowment The Dorothea Sabol Exemplary New Teacher Award Quasi Endowment recognizes graduate students who exemplify the highest level of professionalism and enthusiasm for teaching agriculture.  
Douglas Baylis, FASLA Environmental Horticultural Science Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Douglas Baylis, FASLA Environmental Horticultural Science Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports Environmental Horticultural Science majors with an interest in the Learning Pine Arboretum. 

Douglas Maddox Dairy Cattle Judging Scholarship

The Douglas Maddox Dairy Cattle Judging Scholarship is open to incoming Freshman or community college transfer students with any major at the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must have previous dairy cattle judging experience at the high school or community college level.

Dr. Larry P. Rathbun Scholarship Endowment

The Dr. Larry P. Rathbun Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in a single subject teaching credential program in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department.
E. Wesley Conner Award Endowment

The E. Wesley Conner Award Endowment was established in memory of Wes who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1956 in ornamental horticulture and landscape design. During his 25 year tenure at Cal Poly, Wes taught landscape drafting and OH 337- Parking Planning and Management. Part of the curriculum for this course was a three-day field trip to Yosemite National Park, now an established tradition at Cal Poly. The award recognizes junior or senior students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Horticulture Science who have also contributed to the beatification of San Luis Obispo County through work on a senior project, special problem, internship, volunteer community service, or gainful employment on or off campus.

Ed and Gertrude Bucher Memorial Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment Ed and Gertrude Bucher were founding and charter members of the San Marcos Grange. They were involved with agriculture all their working lives and Grange members until their passings.  
Elizabeth E. Chrones Scholarship Endowment The Elizabeth E. Chrones Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences  from rural areas of California (as identified by the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development).
Elmer W. Eade and Francis Dorothy Eade Scholarship Endowment The Elmer W. Eade and Francis Dorothy Eade Scholarship supports incoming freshmen and transfer students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
Eric Twist Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Eric Twist Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports undergraduate students specializing in the field of Mechanized Agriculture or Agriculture Engineering.
Esther Biaggini Dugan Endowment Fund The Esther Biaggini Dugan Endowment Fund provides support to students majoring in Animal Science or Agriculture-related fields of study, who have demonstrated financial need, strong character and the motive to succeed with their education and career endeavors.
Forestry and Natural Resources Award Endowment The Forestry and Natural Resources Award recognizes students majoring in Forestry and Natural Resources.

Frace Family Agriculture Scholarship Endowment

The Frace Family Agriculture Scholarship Endowment provides scholarship assistance for expenses of students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.  Recipient must have high financial need and be eligible for need-based federal aid as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to California residents.
Frank W. Pinkert Memorial Scholarship Quasi Endowment The Frank W. Pinkert Memorial Scholarship Quasi Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
Fred and Marian Sandercock Agricultural Scholarship Endowment Fund The Fred & Marian Sandercock Agricultural Scholarship Endowment Fund supports students who are preferably from farm families in Solano and Sonoma Counties.
Fred Turner Scholarship Endowment The Fred Turner Scholarship Endowment supports juniors entering the post baccalaureate teaching credential program in Ag Education or Animal Science. Preference will be given to graduates of Carpentaria High School.
Gar & Esther Tootelian Scholarship The Gar and Esther Tootelian Scholarship supports all class levels of agriculture students minoring in Plant Protection Science, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship is renewable provided the students continue to meet the criteria.

Garagiste Festival Scholarship Fund

The Garagiste Festival Scholarship Fund supports Undergraduate Wine and Viticulture majors with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is for a student wine entrepreneur who demonstrates leadership in his/her field of viticulture, enology or wine business.
George P. Johnson Community Service & Leadership Scholarship George P. Johnson Experience Marketing establishes a scholarship in support of students in the Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration department with a GPA of 2.5, or better and demonstrated involvement in community service.
Georgia M. and Claude S. Barnett Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Georgia M. and Claude S. Barnett Memorial Scholarship was established by Gary Barnett in memory of his parents who both died as a result of lung cancer. The scholarship supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.  
Gerald H. Fairbairn Scholarship Endowment Fund The Gerald H. Fairbairn Scholarship Endowment Fund supports students who have demonstrated an interest in activities related to the Crop Science major, Cal Poly, and the community.
Gordon T. Davis Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Gordon T. Davis Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association who are either a Calf or Team Roper and a member of the Rodeo Team. 
H.J. Heinz Endowed Scholarship Fund The H.J. Heinz Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students with preference to children of any Heinz Company employees and growers who will major in Agribusiness, Crop Science, or Food Science and Nutrition, with a second preference to students in the same majors from Yolo, Solano, Colusa, Sacramento, Stanislaus Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Fresno Counties.  
Harmon Toone Scholarship The Harmon Toone Scholarship is awarded to a junior student specializing in the field of Dairy Science.  Importance is placed on co-curricular activities and leadership, scholastic attainments and financial need.
Harold Frace Memorial Agriculture Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment The Harold Frace Memorial Agriculture Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment supports Agriculture single subject credential students.
Harold G. Bradshaw Scholarship Endowment The Harold G. Bradshaw Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Crop Science.
Harold G. Hull Graduate Assistantship in Agriculture Endowment Fund The Harold G. Hull Graduate Assistantship in Agricultural Endowment Fund provides financial aid to qualified graduate students majoring in agriculture.
Harold O. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Harold O. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Animal Science.
Harry Parker Award Trust Account The Harry Parker Award Trust Account supports junior, senior, and graduate Animal Husbandry majors who have an interest in beef cattle. 
Herman M. Sperber Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Herman M. Sperber Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports students specializing in the field of agriculture and are involved in university activities.

Hitt Family Agriculture Scholarship Endowment

The Hitt Family Agriculture Scholarship Endowment provides scholarship assistance for expenses of students enrolled in the college of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.  Recipient must have high financial need and be need-based federal aid as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to California residents.
Howard Rhoads Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Howard Rhoads Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in either Crop Science, Fruit Science, or Plant Protection.

Institute for Feed Education and Research/EMC Scholarship

The Institute for Feed Education and Research/EMC Scholarship supports students at the Sophomore or higher level in any major at the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. A 3.0 GPA or better is recommended and specifically students must be interested in the field of animal nutrition, feed or grain sciences or other industry-related programs.
International Agriculture Scholarship Endowment The International Agriculture Scholarship Endowment supports upper division or graduate students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences for the purpose of promoting international education and opportunities for cultural understanding of other societies.
J. Cordner Gibson Memorial Award Endowment The J. Cordner Gibson Memorial Award Endowment provides financial assistance to qualified students majoring in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
Jack Cooke Memorial Rodeo Scholarship The Jack Cooke Memorial Rodeo Scholarship supports students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science who are actively involved in rodeo in high school and/or at Cal Poly.
James F. Merson Memorial Award Trust Account Endowment The James F. Merson Memorial Award Trust Account Endowment was established in memory of James who served as BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department Head from 1942 to 1964. The award supports juniors enrolled in the Agricultural Engineering Department who show academic proficiency, interest in the curriculum, and are nominated by the department. 
Jean Eddy Sander Rodeo King and Queen Quasi Scholarship Endowment The Jean Eddy Sanders Rodeo King and Queen Quasi Scholarship Endowment supports students who are interested in rodeo with a secondary interest in Animal Science.
Jeffrey Newton Scholarship for Viticultural Studies The Jeffrey Newton Scholarship for Viticultural Studies provides support to Junior or Senior Wine and Viticulture students with a Viticulture concentration. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need.
Jesse and LeRoy Bush Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Jesse and LeRoy Bush Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports junior or senior level students, or a graduate student with demonstrated success in academic performance, who is majoring in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences and/or minoring in Crop Science, Fruit Science or Plant Production. 
Jim Lyons Rodeo Scholarship Endowment The Jim Lyons Rodeo Scholarship Endowment supports members of the Cal Poly Rodeo Program who participate in a timed event (team roping, calf roping or steer wrestling). Jim Lyons graduated from Cal Poly in 1955 and was awarded all-around Rodeo Champion in 1953. He was a gold card member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and remained active in Rodeo and agriculture his entire life.

Jodi Hamp Fisher Scholarship Endowment

The Jodi Hamp Fisher Scholarship Endowment funds scholarships for Junior level or above Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration majors with a 3.0 GPA preferred. Preference is given to students with career interest in the outdoors.
Joe and Florence Silva Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Joe and Florence Silva Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Joe and Florence. Both were from the Azores Islands and upon moving to California set up a vineyard and winery and acquired more land. Five direct descendants of the family have attended Cal Poly. The scholarship supports students minoring in Wine and Viticulture.  
Joe and Jan Guidetti Memorial Agriculture Endowment The Joe and Jan Guidetti Memorial Agriculture Endowment supports students majoring in either Animal Science, Agribusiness, or Agricultural Science with a strong interest in beef cattle production who are from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, or Monterey Counties.  
John and Carol Salmonson Scholarship for Excellence in Agriculture The John and Carol Salmonson Scholarship for Excellence in Agriculture provides support to Sophomore or above level students, any major within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Recipient must be a California resident and U.S. citizen in need of financial assistance.
John S. Maher Scholarship Endowment The John S. Maher Scholarship Endowment supports upper division student enrolled in either the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts or the Orfalea College of Business and have demonstrated an interest in their major, Cal Poly, and the community.
Joseph P. Silveira Memorial Scholarship Joe Silveira (deceased November 2011) was an alum in Mechanized Agriculture (now Agricultural Systems Management), and former beloved President of Farmland Management Services (FMS). FMS supports an annual scholarship for a "hard working" Agricultural Systems Management student with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA.
Kings River Prune & Apricot Scholarship Fund Endowment The Kings River Prune & Apricot Scholarship Fund Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences from Kings County.
Knight Brothers Scholarship Endowment Fund The Knight Brothers Scholarship Endowment Fund supports students majoring in Dairy Science with a preference to students studying dairy husbandry.  

Knights of the Vine, Monterey Chapter: Steve Pessagno Memorial Scholarship

The Knights of the Vine, Monterey Chapter: Steve Pessagno Memorial Scholarship supports Junior or Senior students in the Wine and Viticulture major, with a 2.75 GPA. Preference for a student residing in or from Monterey County, with financial need. Student is eligible to receive the scholarship in subsequent years.

Knudsen Scholarship Endowment

The Knudsen Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Dairy Science who have an interest in dairy products technology.
L. George Daniels III Scholarship The George L. Daniels III Scholarship was established by George's colleagues at Farm Employers Labor Service, the California Farm Bureau and his family in honor of George's 35 years of leadership in the Agricultural Labor, Personnel and Safety field. This scholarship supports sophomore, junior, and/or senior Agricultural Systems Management majors.

Lassanske Family Agricultural Education Scholarship Endowment

The Lassanske Family Agricultural Education Scholarship Endowment supports students studying in Agricultural Education and Communication and pursing a single subject and/or Ag Specialist teaching credential. A minimum 3.0 GPA is recommended.

Lee and Astrid Arthurs Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment

The Lee and Astrid Arthurs Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment provides assistance to Agriculture student teachers who have high financial need and are eligible for need-based federal aid as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference is given to California residents.
Leo Mick Hanly Family Scholarship Endowment The Leo Mick Hanly Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences with a preference for an interest in Agribusiness.
Leopold Edward Wrasse Scholarship Fund Endowment The Leopold Edward Wrasse Scholarship Fund Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences with preference given to students who graduated from a high school in Caruthers.
LeRoy and Jean Rogers Scholarship Endowment The LeRoy and Jean Rogers Scholarship Endowment supports students of academic excellence majoring in Animal Science.
Lewis Gill Family Scholarship Endowment The Lewis Gill Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who graduated from a high school in Ventura County.  
Lisle R. Green Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Lisle R. Green Memorial Scholarship was established by Omer King in memory of his former advisor Lisle. Lisle was an assistant professor in the Soil Science Department and Omer served as his lab assistant. Lisle was a patient, encouraging and helpful instructor. This scholarship supports students who are minoring in Rangeland Resources.
Lou Merrill Scholarship Endowment The Lou Merrill Scholarship supports junior and senior students with an active interest in fair management.
Louis H. and Stella S. Soares Outstanding Achievement Award Endowment The Louis H. and Stella S. Soares Outstanding Achievement Award Endowment supports agriculture students completing their junior year who have demonstrated leadership potential through involvement in extra-curricular activities.
Louis K. Chrones Scholarship Endowment The Louis K. Chrones Scholarship Endowment supports  students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences  from rural areas of California (as identified by the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development).
M.E. “Pappy” Painter Memorial Scholarship Endowment M.E. “Pappy” Painter Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences. 
Marty Brock Scholarship Endowment The Marty Brock Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture who are participating in the Brock Center.
Mary L. and Raymond F. Hansen Dairy Science Scholarship The Mary L. and Raymond F. Hansen Dairy Science Scholarship provides support for students majoring in Dairy Sciences.
Matt Ahlem Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Matt Ahlem Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established by William and Carolyn Ahlem in memory of their son Matt.  After graduating from Cal Poly with a degree in Dairy Science, his life was cut short in 1996 after a battle with cystic fibrosis. The scholarship supports Food Science & Nutrition, Animal Science, and Dairy Science majors involved in large animal studies.   
Max and Verda Foster Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Max and Verda Foster Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of the Fosters, who founded Foster Farms poultry in 1939. The Scholarship supports seniors majoring in Agribusiness, Animal Science, BioResource and Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Science, Food Science and Nutrition, and minoring in Poultry Management.
Michael T. Andrews Best Senior and Capstone Project Prize Endowment The Michael T. Andrews Best Senior Project and Capstone Project Prize Endowment recognizes students who complete a Capstone Project Senior Projects, which demonstrates individual and team mastery conducted through BRAE 421/422 and Agricultural Systems Management 418/419.
Middlecamp Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Middlecamp Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Lionel who graduated from Cal Poly in 1933 with a degree in Animal Science. Lionel went on to become a farm superintendent at Cal Poly for more than 30 years before his retirement in 1975. This scholarship supports students majoring in Agricultural Engineering.

Mike & Wendy Hall Beef Cattle and Leadership Scholarship Endowment

The Mike & Wendy Hall Beef Cattle and Leadership Scholarship Endowment supports Sophomore, Junior, Senior and Graduate students in any major at the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, with a recommended minimum 2.5 GPA.  Students must demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to Cal Poly’s Beef program, with a desire to pursue a career in livestock production and have a strong leadership role in clubs and activities at Cal Poly and in the community.
Mimi Russell Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Mimi Russell Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Mimi by her husband, son, and daughter; both of whom attended Cal Poly. The scholarship supports students majoring in Food Science and Nutrition.

Murphy Foundation/Presqu'ile Winery Scholarship Endowment

The Murphy Foundation/Presqu'ile Winery Scholarship Endowment supports Undergraduate students who must be enrolled in the Wine and Viticulture program with a recommended 3.0 GPA. Preference is for students with financial need.
NAMA/West Scholarship Endowment The NAMA/West Scholarship Endowment supports upper division students majoring in Agribusiness with a concentration in marketing, with preference to NAMA members.

Neal Taylor Trout Unlimited Memorial Award Endowment

The Neal Taylor Trout Unlimited Memorial Award Endowment supports Sophomore, Junior and Senior students with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are members of Trout Unlimited (club). If there are no eligible members, a student from the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department will be selected.
Neil and Dorothy McPherson Memorial Scholarship The Neil and Dorothy McPherson Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Jensen's parents. The scholarship supports upper division dairy science majors.
Norman George Memorial Rodeo Scholarship Endowment The Norman George Memorial Rodeo Scholarship Endowment supports students who participate in both ends of the rodeo arena: rough stock and timed events.  
Norman Pillsbury & Timothy Plumb Oak Woodland Scholarship Endowment The Norman Pillsbury & Timothy Plumb Oak Woodland Scholarship Endowment was established by Dr. Norman Pillsbury, Forestry and Natural Resources Department Head and Professor Emeritus Timothy Plumb. The scholarship supports students majoring in Forestry and Natural Resources.
Oben J. (Ben) Simonson Scholarship The Oben J. Simonson Scholarship supports junior and senior dairy science majors.
Omer L. and Claudia L. King Scholarship Endowment The Omer L. and Claudia L. King Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Soil or Earth Science within the Soil Science Department.
Orange County Wine Society Scholarship The Orange County Wine Society Scholarship supports agribusiness and fruit science majors with an interest in a career in the wine industry.
Paladin Management Directives Agribusiness Leadership Scholarship Andrew L. Pulford established the Paladin Management Directives Agribusiness Leadership Scholarship for graduate or senior level students majoring in Agribusiness with a recommended minimum 3.25 GPA. 
Paul Etchechury Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Paul Etchechury Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports undergraduate Agricultural Engineering majors.
Paul L. Belveal Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Paul L. Belveal Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports Natural Resource Management majors with a concentration in Forest Resource Management.
Pismo Beach Hospitality Association Scholarship The Pismo Beach Hospitality Association Scholarship supports junior and senior Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration majors.
Provost and Pritchard Scholarship The Provost and Pritchard Scholarship supports sophomore, junior, and senior BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE) majors.  
Ralph R. Wilmar Rodeo Queen Award Endowment The Ralph R. Wilmar Rodeo Queen Award Endowment supports the current Rodeo Queen.
Ranchers Cotton Oil/Earl J. Cecil Scholarship Endowment The Ranchers Cotton Oil/Earl J. Cecil Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who have demonstrated an interest in their major.
Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Scholarship The Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Scholarship supports junior and senior Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration majors.
Richard A. (Alex) Wilson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment Trust The Richard A. (Alex) Wilson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment Trust supports students participating in “rough-stock” events while attending Cal Poly.
Richard D. Kaprielian Memorial Scholarship Endowment Richard D. Kaprielian Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Richard who passed away at the age of 34 as a result of a boating accident. Richard graduated from Cal Poly in 1983 with a degree in Agribusiness. This scholarship supports qualified Cal Poly Agribusiness majors with an interest in marketing.  
Richard E. Harrison Scholarship Endowment The Richard E. Harrison Scholarship supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
Richard F. Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fund The Richard F. Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fund supports seniors majoring in Animal Science with an interest in the sheep industry.
Richard L. Tate Memorial Scholarship in Dairy Science Endowment The Richard L. Tate Memorial Scholarship in Dairy Science was established in memory of Richard who was the former Milk and Dairy Foods Control Branch Chief, and worked at the California Department of Food and Agriculture for 15 years prior to his death on March 10 1999.  The scholarship supports students majoring in Dairy Science with both production and processing students considered.

Robert and Mary McCorkle Scholarship Endowment

The Robert and Mary McCorkle Scholarship Endowment supports Junior or Senior students majoring Agribusiness with a 3.0 GPA minimum.  Students must be an active member of the Cal Delta Chapter of Alpha Zeta in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.  Should the Chapter become inactive, the scholarship will then be awarded to students in the Agribusiness program at the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.  Students also must demonstrate dedicated leadership, service to agriculture, sound character and academic excellence.
Robert F. and Gloria J. Bowman Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Robert F. and Gloria G. Bowman Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established to support Animal Science majors in their sophomore and junior year with prior work, internship or enterprise experience and demonstrated leadership experience in clubs or within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Throughout their years together, Robert and Gloria stressed the importance of education, strong work ethic and service to others. This scholarship was established as a lasting legacy to what they stood for.
Robert J. Newell Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Robert J. Newell Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports junior and senior Crop Science and Environmental Horticulture Science majors, recipients must attend the California Plant Health Association dinner.
Rodeo Scholarship The Rodeo Scholarship supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences who are members of the Rodeo Club.
Roger B. Peters Memorial Award Endowment The Roger B. Peters Memorial Award Endowment provides financial assistance for academic achievement for students majoring in Agribusiness.  

Ronald and Diane Furtado Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Ronald and Diane Furtado Endowed Scholarship Fund supports students, who are Seniors or enrolled in the credential program in the Agricultural Education and Communication department. Students must demonstrate successful academic performance and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Rosario Curletti Scholarship Endowment The Rosario Curletti Scholarship Endowment supports undergraduate students who were Future Farmers of America State Officers or students who are pursuing their M.S. in Agricultural Sciences or agricultural education credential students.  
Rose Society of Saddleback Mountain Scholarship The Rose Society of Saddleback Mountain establishes a scholarship for junior-, senior- or graduate-level Agriculture and Environmental Plant Science students with an emphasis in horticulture or crop science. There is a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA and is based on financial need.
Royce and Gloria Lambert Scholarship The Royce and Gloria Lambert Scholarship supports sophomore and junior soil science majors who are involved in soil and water conservation and/or the Soil Science Club.
Ruth A. Hitt Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Ruth A. Hitt Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports undergraduate Food Science and Nutrition majors.
San Marcos Grange Agriculture Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment The San Marcos Grange Agriculture Student Teacher Scholarship Endowment provides scholarship assistance for expenses of Agriculture students teachers. Recipient must have high financial need and be eligible for need-based Federal aid as determined by FAFSA and with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to California residents.  
San Marcos Grange Student Teacher Grant Endowment The San Marcos Grange Student Teacher Grant Endowment underwrites the out-of-pocket expenses of Agriculture student teachers. Recipients must have high financial need to be eligible for need-based Federal aid as determined by FAFSA and with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to California residents.
San Marcos Grange Women's Activities Committee Scholarship Endowment The San Marcos Grange Women's Activities Committee Scholarship Endowment supports undergraduate Food Science & Nutrition Science majors with an emphasis on food processing.  
Sandra Crabtree Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund The Sandra Crabtree Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund supports single subject teaching credential candidates in Agricultural Education.
Stanley L. Van Vleck Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Stanley L. Van Vleck Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Stanley who was a third generation rancher who grew up on homesteads in the Greater Sacramento area. Two of Stanley's children attended Cal Poly, and he was impressed with the “Learn by Doing” motto. The scholarship supports first time freshmen Agriculture majors from Sacramento, El Dorado, and Amador counties.
SunWest Foods Scholarship Endowment The SunWest Foods Scholarship Endowment supports student enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business who may demonstrate an interest in either international business or an entrepreneurial desire to one day operate his/her own business.
Ted and Dottie Kasinak Scholarship Endowment The Ted and Dottie Kasinak Scholarship Endowment supports sophomore, junior, and senior student studying fair management.
Thomas A. Ruehr Honorary Scholarship Endowment The Thomas A. Ruehr Honorary Scholarship Endowment supports Soil Science majors with an expressed interest in production agriculture, soil fertility, plant nutrition and/or sustainability or pursuit of graduate. Dr. Ruehr taught courses at Cal Poly in fertilizers and plant nutrition, soil microbiology and biochemistry, advanced soil fertility, soil vadose zone remediation, and soil interpretations. This scholarship was established in honor of  Dr. Ruehr’s passion and commitment to his soil science students.

Thomas Edward Richardson Scholarship Endowment

The Thomas Edward Richardson Scholarship Endowment supports Earth Sciences or Soil Science majors currently in good academic standing and who demonstrate financial need.
Thomas M. Parks Scholarship and Loan Fund The Thomas M. Parks Scholarship and Loan Fund supports students majoring in either Crop Science or Animal Science with preference to students who have an interest in the produce industry and/or horses/mule shoeing.
TJ Frazee Memorial Scholarship The TJ Frazee Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of TJ who was an enthusiastic, positive and well rounded individual who loved the outdoors, sports, music and movies. While attending Cal Poly, he was diagnosed with a very rare form of bone cancer, osteogenic sarcoma. TJ attended Cal Poly for almost 3 years while battling the disease. This scholarship is being established to honor TJ by supporting Cal Poly students who share in his interests and dreams. This scholarship supports sophomore Forestry and Natural Resources majors who encompass enthusiasm and personality. 
Tony and Janet Marino Orange County Wine Society Scholarship The Tony and Janet Marino Orange County Wine Society Scholarship supports students majoring in Wine and Viticulture.
Tyler Hammond III Memorial Award Endowment The Tyler Hammond III Memorial Award Endowment is presented to qualified freshmen Dairy Science majors. Tyler graduated from Cal Poly in 1989 with a dual degree in Dairy Science and Political Science. He was involved in campus activities such as the Poly Royal/Open House Committee from 1987 to 1988 and was a member of Associated Students Incorporated.
ValleyCrest Companies Academic Award Endowment in Honor of Robert Scofield The ValleyCrest Companies Academic Award Endowment in Honor of Robert Scofield recognizes qualified students majoring in Ornamental Horticulture with preference given to students showing an interest in Landscape Design.
Vard M. and Mildred P. Shepard Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Vard M. and Mildred P. Shepard Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of the Shepards. Dr. Shepard was the head of the Animal Husbandry Department at Cal Poly from 1932-1938 and served as Dean of Agriculture until his retirement in 1960. The scholarship supports students majoring in either Agriculture or Music.

Vinnell Foundation Scholarship Quasi Endowment

The Vinnell Foundation Scholarship Quasi Endowment supports Undergraduate and Graduate Construction Management majors who must be in good academic standing with a recommended 3.0 GPA.
Walter T. Wells Horticulture Scholarship Endowment The Walter T. Wells Horticulture Scholarship Endowment supports students who demonstrate an interest in their major, Cal Poly and/or community activities. 
War Veterans Scholarship Endowment The War Veterans Scholarship Endowment supports sophomore or higher Crop Science, Animal Science or Agricultural Business Management majors. Preference is for students who participate in projects and similar activities, display interest in University activities and have financial need.
Wilbur-Ellis Company Howard M. Barnett Memorial Endowment The Wilbur-Ellis Company Howard M. Barnett Memorial Endowment supports sophomore, junior, and senior students majoring in Crop Science. 

Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship

The Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship supports undergraduate students in the Wine and Viticulture program and is also open to students pursuing a minor in Crop Science within the Horticulture and Crop Science department, with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA. A student with financial need is preferred.
William (Ben) and Helen Holman Scholarship Endowment The William (Ben) and Helen Holman Scholarship Endowment supports junior, senior and graduate students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
William H. Cilker, Jr. Scholarship Endowment The William H. Cilker Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Agribusiness, Crop or Fruit Science with an interest in California agriculture career.
William R. Verdugo Scholarship Endowment The  William R. Verdugo Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science.
William Randolph Hearst Foundation Agriculture Scholarship Endowment The William Randolph Hearst Foundation Agriculture Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen Merit Scholar Finalists enrolled in the College Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences through the Cal Poly Scholars program.
William, Joseph and Charles Cattaneo Memorial Scholarship Endowment The William, Joseph and Charles Cattaneo Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Food Science and Nutrition.
Vines to Wines Club Quasi Endowment The Vines to Wines Club Quasi Endowment can provide support to students in the Wine and Viticulture major.
Woodward/Graff Wine Foundation Scholarship Endowment The Woodward/Graff Wine Foundation Scholarship Endowment supports junior and senior Wine and Viticulture majors.
Woody Frey Scholarship The Woody Frey Scholarship supports Ornamental Horticulture students who have demonstrated an interest in California native plants.
Yosemite Meat Company, Inc. Scholarship The Yosemite Meat Company, Inc. Scholarship supports sophomore, junior, and senior students majoring in either Agribusiness or Animal Science. 

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