Financial Assistance

Scholarships and Awards

Freshman Scholarships

Scholarships are available from the University, the College in which you enroll and your academic major. To be considered for scholarships offered at each level, you must first apply for University scholarships.

The college and academic major listed on your University scholarship determines which college and academic major will consider you for scholarships. To assure consideration for program scholarships, inform the academic program that you intend to enroll and that you want to be considered for their scholarships.

To ensure consideration of your scholarship application, check CAFNR under school or college and write Agricultural Systems Management for the academic major on the Scholarship Application for Entering Freshmen form.

The following scholarships and awards are available for freshmen:

  • Alumni Scholarships and Awards
    Given to as many promising entering freshmen as funds will allow. Applicant's record must indicate a high probability of success in Agricultural Systems Management. Selection is based on scholarship and need.
  • J.C. Wooley Scholarship
    Given to the second highest rated freshman entering programs in the Agricultural Systems Management or Biological Engineering department. Selection is based on ACT, class rank and high school grade point average.
  • Agricultural Engineering Alumni Scholarships
    For graduates of Missouri high schools majoring in agricultural systems management. Based on grades, character, need and interest in the field.
  • Bill Hires Scholarship Fund
    For students studying Agricultural Systems Management with an emphasis and special interest in power and machinery. Preference is for incoming freshmen.
  • M.M. Jones Freshman Scholarship
    For entering freshmen majoring in biological engineering or agricultural systems management. Based on ACT, class rank and high school GPA.
  • Kenneth L. McFate-National Food and Energy Council Electrification Scholarship
    For freshmen interested in distribution of electrical power.

Upperclass Scholarships

To assure consideration for an upperclass scholarship, submit an application before Jan. 31 for the following year scholarships. This can be done by:

  1. Securing an application form available from the department secretary; or
  2. Applying for a college scholarship (CoE or CAFNR). The College scholarship committee will forward your scholarship application to the respective department for review.

Note: To qualify for a scholarship, you must complete your application in detail. Do not leave any blanks.

The following scholarships and awards are available for upperclass students:

  • R.P. Beasley Memorial Scholarship
    For sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in agricultural systems management. Based on academic performance, character, participation in school activities and financial need.
  • Missouri Section ASAE Leadership Award
    One recipient from Agricultural Systems Management - selected from junior class on basis of leadership ability and academic achievement.
  • Eric D. Vandeloecht Scholarship
    For outstanding juniors and seniors majoring in agricultural systems management. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better, be a resident of Missouri and a U.S. citizen with outstanding character, leadership potential and possessing strong moral traits.
  • J. Keith Melvin Scholarship
    For juniors or seniors majoring in agricultural systems management or biological engineering with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. Outstanding character, leadership potential and possessing strong moral traits are considered.
  • Paul N. Doll
    Outstanding student, including academic and co-curricular leadership or participation. Biological Engineering faculty established this award to honor Paul N. Doll. Given to BE majors with 30 or more semester hours.
  • Neil F. Meador
    Given by the family to sophomore or junior BE student with promise of future success and with need.
  • Lloyd E. Hightower Fund for Agricultural Systems Management
    For undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a course of study in agricultural systems management.
  • Joel DeRosear Scholarship
    For juniors and seniors majoring in biological engineering, agricultural systems management or a related field of study. A good academic performance is required.
  • Charles Fulhage Scholarship
    For juniors and seniors majoring in biological engineering, agricultural systems management or a related field of study. A good academic performance is required.
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