Scholarships shared below were sourced from the OSU ACEL Nutshell Newsletter on 11/2/2022:
The Agriculture Education Foundation Offers Scholarships for Future Agri-Science Educators
The Agriculture Education Foundation is accepting applications for five $1,000 scholarships to be issued to college students enrolling in Ohio’s agriculture educator programs for the spring semester 2023.
This opportunity is open to any student who meets the minimum qualifications and is enrolled or planning to enroll in an agriculture teaching major or 4-H extension major at any of Ohio’s three Universities offering these programs or another two year or four-year school in Ohio offering a two plus two program or another pathway to become an agriculture teacher or extension educator.
The scholarship application for the Agriculture Education Foundation will consist of tuition assistance for five students. This will be a non-reimbursable scholarship that can be used for tuition, university housing and class materials. All funds will be administered through the institution’s office of billing and or tuition assistance.
The five scholarships will consist of two for students at a four-year institution, two for students at a community college with a 2 plus 2 program, and one for an individual using the alternative pathway to become an agri-science teacher. Applicants must have application materials submitted no later than November 28, 2022, 5pm. Awards will be made no later than December 15, 2022. Funds for the spring semester 2023 will be available through the institution by December 24, 2022. Official application documents and requirements are available at www.agised.org.
The National Corn Growers Association Scholarship
Students or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship.
The scholarship application deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2023.In addition to these programs offered at a national level, many State Corn Associations also offer scholarship opportunities to students from their state. Visit: ncga.ws/scholarship.
Five $1,000 scholarships for students pursuing a degree at a technical school or community college.
Five $1,500 scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in any field, provided by BASF Corporation and NCGA.
Two $2,500 scholarship for graduate student whose area of study will benefit the corn sector.
Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Continuing Education Scholarships
The OPRA Foundation annually awards continuing education scholarships to students who exemplify the future of our profession and wish to further their education in the field of parks, recreation, and leisure studies. The primary use of this scholarship is for attendance to the OPRA Conference & Trade Show. Other conferences will be evaluated for relevance to the profession and must have elements including at least one of the following; parks/law enforcement, park operations, natural resource management, therapeutic recreation, commercial recreation, outdoor recreation, tourism, community recreation, recreation management, aquatic management, non-profit recreation management, recreational sports management and leisure studies. General Guidelines: Must be an Ohio resident; and/or have a declared major in a relevant degree program at a college or university in Ohio. Application Deadline: November 4, 2022
Scholarship Available from the National Society Descendants of American Farmers
The American Farmer – 1776-1914 – has played a huge role in the success of America. NSDOAF honors each ancestor for their unlimited contributions in making our country the breadbasket of the world. The National Society Descendants of American Farmers Agricultural Scholarship is available to college students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level agriculture-related degree. Scholarship awards may be as high as $2,000.00 and may require an interview. Application Deadlines: January 1 for Spring semester & August 1 for Fall semester; return application to: NSDOAF Scholarship Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023-24 CFAES Scholarship Application
The 2023-2024 scholarship application is now online at
The priority deadline is February 15, 2023. Applications submitted after this date are considered if funding is available. Scholarships are awarded for one academic year only. Both incoming and current students must submit an application every year to be considered for scholarships. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Pat Whittington (Whittington.email@example.com).
Ohio Pork Scholarships
The Ohio Pork Council is pleased to offer three scholarship opportunities for the 2023-2024 school year. These scholarships are available to students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior, senior year. Applicants, or their parents must be actively involved in the pork industry and be members of the Ohio Pork Council. Applications, as well as additional information may be found at www.ohiopork.org/scholarships. Applications and letters of recommendation are due January 6, 2023. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.