This page is included as a guide to list scholarship and award opportunities for graduate students in Horticultural Sciences. Additional opportunities may exist and while we have made the effort to include a variety of opportunities, it is not all-inclusive.
The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies list of fellowships. TAMU Fellowships, Faculty-Nominated TAMU Fellowships, Externally Funded Fellowships:
The Willie May Harris Fellowship:
Tom Slick Graduate Research Fellowship:
Borlaug International Scholars Program:
Dissertation Fellowship Application:
Texas Aggie Graduate Grant:
Prospective Graduate Student Travel Grant:
ASHS offers a limited number of travel grants to domestic graduate and undergraduate students attending the ASHS Annual Conference:
OGAPS Research and Presentation Travel Award:
TAMU Graduate Student Council Travel Grant:
Dudley Smith Family Graduate Student Recruitment and Travel Award:
Download the application here.
TPPA Scholarship Program: The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to pursue a degree in the agricultural sciences which will hopefully lead to a career in some field in agriculture. This scholarship is for $1000 per semester with a maximum amount of $2000 for the year. http://tppa.tamu.edu/scholarship/index.html
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association Scholarship: The standard TNLA Scholarship award is a $1,000 one-year scholarship award. Applications are typically due in June. https://www.tnlaonline.org/services/tnla_er
Outside Scholarships through the TAMU Scholarships office:
TAMU Graduate Student Council Aggies Commit to Learning for a Life Time Scholarship:
The Louise B. Belsterling Foundation Scholarship: (JUNE-JULY) sent via email.
Organic Horticulture Benefits Alliance (OHBA) Scholarship (JULY):
P.E.O (Philanthropic Educational Organization) International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.
P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) was established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university. Nominations accepted August – November
Department of Horticultural Sciences scholarships: William C Welch Landscape Horticulture Scholarship, Margaret Plum Scholarship, Sugar Creek Garden Club Scholarship:
Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship: The Bartlett Tree Foundation will be offering four (4) at-large scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. These scholarships are in addition to the Grant-in scholarship that is offered to the existing Foundation schools. (JULY)
American Floral Endowment: AFE has more than 20 scholarships awarded annually. Online applications and supporting documents are due by May 1 each year.
Hill County Master Gardeners (SPRING) Hill Country Master Gardeners awards $2,000 financial assistance (split between fall and spring semesters):
Bexar County Master Gardeners Scholarship (APRIL):
The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies list of awards:
Sloan Program for Exemplary Mentoring:
American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS):
Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science
Texas Plant Protection Association (TPPA):
TAMU Student Research Week:
TAMU Student Research Week Poster Competition:
MEPS Student Poster Competition:
Texas A&M Horticulture Poster Symposium:
Annual Meeting of American Society of Plant Biologists: