List of Scholarships

List of scholarships and awards for the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources and Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture.

 

Abell and Potter Family Endowed Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate students enrolled in the Pre-Allied Health Program or an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an entry level degree in Allied Health Sciences. Based on demonstrated academic achievement, and financial need. Recipient must be a resident of Tolland or Windham County.

 

Agriculture Dean’s Scholarship (CAHNR Dean’s)

One or more awards to CAHNR undergraduate students based on academic achievement and student activities.

 

Agriculture Education Scholarship/Professional Development Award

One or more awards for students enrolled in UConn’s Agriculture Education Program.  Awards are primarily intended to provide financial assistance for student participation in educational and/or professional development workshops/conferences that supplement courses and experiences in the structured teacher preparation program (e.g. training in small engine repair, welding, and other agricultural equipment; National Ag Education and National FFA workshops; and other educational and agricultural workshops or conferences.)  As a secondary purpose, funds may be used for scholarships to Ag Ed students.  Preference will be given to current students or recent graduates of UConn’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

 

Andrew T. Aitken Physical Therapy Scholarship

One or more scholarships to students in the Physical Therapy Program.

 

Al and Barbara Scholarship

One or more awards to a full-time undergraduate students in CAHNR. Students must be in the second semester of their junior year (Spring Award), be in good academic standing, demonstrate financial need, and completing a plan of study in production agriculture and/or agri-business.

 

Willard H. Allen Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students based on scholarship (upper 10% of class), leadership, integrity, and extracurricular activities. Scholarships made possible by the bequest of Willard H. Allen (’16).

 

American Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship

An award to an upper-division undergraduate student in the School of Family Studies (in odd years, such as 2017-2018) and a CAHNR student majoring in nutritional sciences (in even years, such as 2016-2017). Based on academic performance and a commitment to the Family and Consumer Science profession. This scholarship is provided by the Connecticut Affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

 

The Anthony Yurgaitis & George Malkemus Arethusa Farm Scholarship

To provide one or more scholarships for incoming and continuing undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in CAHNR who demonstrate an interest in dairy science, dairy foods processing, or dairy production and who demonstrate financial need.

 

The Armstrong Family Scholarship

One or more awards to support junior or senior undergraduate students fulfilling the pre-veterinary studies program curriculum & maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale while enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources.

 

Ashmore Scholarship for the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

To provide financial support for students enrolled full-time in the Physical Therapy Program in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. Must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

 

Beulah Shanley Baldwin Scholarship Fund

One or more awards to undergraduate students enrolled in CAHNR or RHSA. Recipients must have demonstrated community service through volunteerism.

 

Elliot J. Barnard ’54 Physical Therapy Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students in the Physical Therapy Program and be engaged in the clinical portion of his or her training. Financial need is also a consideration.

 

Yolande M. Bigelow Horticulture Scholarship

One or more awards to graduate students enrolled in CAHNR. Priority will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, and demonstrate an interest in a career in horticulture.

 

Mark Bishop and Lynette Bishop Bobb

One or more awards to outstanding incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate students enrolled in CAHNR. Students must be majoring in animal science, plant science, or nutritional sciences. Based on demonstrated academic achievement.

 

The Bishop-Carder Scholarship

One or more awards to graduate students enrolled in CAHNR who are engaged in the study of the plant sciences, such as horticulture, pomology, forestry, agronomy, and botany, and such allied subjects as entomology, landscaping and the economics of said sciences. Priority consideration will be given to students who are most worthy of such assistance by reason of ability, character, professional promise and need.

 

Bobb-Koths Plant Science Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming freshman who are academically outstanding and enrolled full-time in CAHNR’s Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Preference will be given to horticulture majors. Recipients must be students from a Connecticut high school.

 

John P.H. Brand Travel Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students. Based on leadership activities in student organizations and academic achievement. Scholarship funds are intended to assist a student leader in attending a conference, other program to present papers or attend a competitive or invitational event.

 

Brundage Family College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Scholarship

One or more awards to academically outstanding incoming CAHNR or RHSA students enrolled full-time. Based on demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. Priority consideration will be given to students who have been involved with 4-H youth development programs.

 

Dorothy M. Burns Scholarship

One or more awards to need based students pursuing a major in Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.

 

Clifford R. Burr Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in agronomy (in the broad sense or the word) or in the field of ornamental horticulture.


George F. Cloutier Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR undergraduate students enrolled full-time majoring in Natural Resources. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate an interest in forestry and wildlife, and must be pursuing a degree concentration in forest resources.

 

Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR and/or RHSA students majoring in Horticulture. Based on academic achievement, potential for future academic and professional accomplishments, and experience in the grounds keeping industry. Preference to a Connecticut resident.

 

Connecticut Horticultural Society Scholarship

The Connecticut Horticultural Society offers one or more awards to a continuing CAHNR or RHSA student majoring in Horticulture. These awards were established to honor Ludwig Hoffman, Edwin “Pat” Carpenter, and David J.A. Smith for their contributions to the field of Horticulture. Students receiving these awards will demonstrate scholastic excellence, leadership, and volunteerism within their discipline and will show strong professional promise in their field. First consideration will be given to Connecticut residents.

 

Connecticut Trustees of the Eastern States Exposition Scholarship

One or more scholarships to CAHNR students provided by the Connecticut Trustees of the Eastern States Exposition. The undergraduate scholarship honors Lee Marsh. Based on financial need and an indication that the recipients will make a contribution to agriculture, and to the welfare of the citizens of Connecticut. Preference given to Connecticut residents.

 

Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association – Niel W. Pieper, DVM Scholarship

One award annually to a CAHNR upper-division pre-veterinary student who is a Connecticut resident preparing for a career in veterinary medicine. Based on past academic achievement and leadership in extra-curricular and/or civic activities. Although financial need is considered it need not be the determining factor.

 

Kathryn E. and Mary M. Connelly Scholarship Fund

One or more awards to financially assist undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.

 

Adelaide Connolly Scholarship

To provide scholarships in honor of Addie Connolly for students enrolled in Animal Science with special interests and/or skills in equine science.

 

Corbo Physical Therapy Scholarship Fund

To provide financial support for undergraduate or graduate CAHNR students enrolled full-time in the Physical Therapy Program.


Jim Cornish Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to students in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. To provide financial support to an entering senior or graduate student in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

 

The W.A. Cowan Undergraduate Award in Animal Science

One annual award given to an incoming student in CAHNR or RHSA majoring in animal science. If no incoming student meets eligibility, than the award may be given to a current student. Award is based on past performance and demonstrated livestock interest, experience, achievement and junior leadership with one or more of the following: beef or dairy cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, poultry, or in 4-H and/or FFA livestock activities, and also possibly including junior breeder or producer organizations. Financial need should not be considered. Admission to UConn is the sole academic consideration.

 

Janina M. Czajkowski Scholarship in Community Nutrition

One or more awards to academically outstanding students enrolled full-time in CAHNR majoring in nutritional sciences. Based on financial need, and an interest in pursuing a career providing nutritional services to the community.

 

Willard H. Daniels and Salvatore A. Orsini Scholarship

One or more awards to upper-division undergraduate students in CAHNR with an interest in veterinary medicine. Based on financial need, past academic achievement, and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Willard Daniels was an Extension Veterinarian and Professor of Pathobiology. Dr. Orsini is a retired M.D., whose two sons became veterinarians and joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

B. C. Dawson Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students interested in greenhouse production. Provided by Paul L. Hammer, Jr., a CAHNR and RHSA alumnus, in memory of Burton C. Dawson, a staff member of the Department of Plant Science and a local greenhouse businessman.

 

DelFavero Agricultural Economics Scholarship

One or more awards to students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics based on demonstrated academic achievement at the outstanding level, and financial need. Preference given to students involved in extracurricular activities. Established in honor of Professors Johnson, Seaver, and Fellows.

 

The Desmarais-Cherhoniak Families Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR students enrolled full-time who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Ppriority consideration will be given to students who have participated in community service and/or volunteer programs that relate to fields of study within the College.

 

The Thomas A. DiBenedetto Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students based on academic achievement and the potential for future professional and academic accomplishments. Thomas DiBenedetto was a U.S. Marine serving in Beirut, Lebanon at the time of his death in October, 1983. His parents established the scholarship because of his appreciation of animals and the land.

 

Dietetics Program Diversity Scholarship

One or more awards to students enrolled full-time in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Students must demonstrate financial need, and be currently enrolled or following a course of study in preparation for, admission to the Coordinated Undergraduate Dietetics Program. Students enrolled in the Dietetics Internship are also eligible. Priority consideration will be given to candidates of an ethnic or racial background which is under represented at the University.

 

Hamilton D. Eaton Award for Research Excellence in Nutritional Sciences

One or more awards to academically outstanding graduate or undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Based on demonstrated excellence in nutritional sciences research. Priority to undergrads in the Honors Program or graduate students.

 

The Harry Eaton Steward Scholarship

One or more awards for students engaged in the study of physical therapy, or related sciences or agencies.

 

Horace C. Eriksson Forestry Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing full-time CAHNR students majoring in Natural Resources studying forestry. Preference shall be given based on financial need.

 

Jack and Sandra Evans Physical Therapy Scholarship

One or more awards to entry level students enrolled in a Physical Therapy Program or students preparing to enroll in such a Program. Students must be enrolled full-time, be academically outstanding, and   demonstrate financial need.

 

The Dorothy Wilhelm Faber Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate students enrolled full-time majoring in Horticulture. Must be an incoming or continuing student and must demonstrate academic achievement, have financial need, and be a member of the UConn Horticulture Club or a similar such organization. The recipient must also demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in floriculture.

 

Fairfield County Horticultural Society Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to academically outstanding undergraduate students enrolled full-time in CAHNR or RHSA. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an interest in plant science. Priority will be given to students from Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

Harry Farnham Memorial Award

One or more awards to CAHNR students majoring in Natural Resources concentrating in forestry or wildlife and game management. Preference given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in conservation.

 

Alan S. Farwell Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students. Based on past academic achievement, demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments, demonstrated interest and participation in athletic or fitness activities, and evidence of personal contribution to college expenses through employment during school year and/or vacations. Financial need will be considered but will not be the only determinant factor. Endowed by Alan S. Farwell (’28).

 

Irving and Justine Fellows Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics for agricultural profitability and preservation.

 

Polly Fitz Creative Leadership Award

One or more awards to undergraduate students enrolled in the Dietetics Program, or Dietetics Intern Program, and members of an underrepresented population.

 

Gavitt Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications Award

To provide an undergraduate or graduate degree seeking full-time student at UConn with employment-level writing and/or photojournalism experience in the field of Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications and to offer a financial award for his or her work in order to defray college expenses. Preference will be given to a CAHNR student. This scholarship is made available through the generosity of Alexander and Patricia Gavitt.

 

Marshall Bixby Geer Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR students enrolled full-time in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. Students must demonstrate and intent to pursue a veterinary career. Based on academic achievement.

 

Ann Collins Gill Fund

To provide educational scholarships to upper division, undergraduate students majoring in Plant Science and Landscape Architecture.

 

First Company Governor’s Foot Guard Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students in pre-veterinary medicine. Based on academic achievement, citizenship, and financial need. Provided by the First Company Governor’s Foot Guard in Hartford, CT.

 

Francis E. and Holly S. Griffin Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students enrolled full-time in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Recipients must be academically outstanding upper-division undergraduate students, and demonstrate financial need.

 

Greenfield Hill Garden Club Scholarship

To provide financial support for outstanding students enrolled full-time in a Plant Science Program within CAHNR. Preference should be given to those students from Fairfield and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

Henry G. Haalck Memorial Award

One or more awards to an upper-division CAHNR student majoring in Natural Resources. Based on demonstrated interest in forestry, involvement in extracurricular activities, and professional promise. Established in memory of Henry Haalck, Professor of Natural Resources.

 

Nathan Hale Award in Animal Science

One or more awards to undergraduate students enrolled in CAHNR or RHSA. Students must be an incoming undergraduate student enrolled full-time in Animal Science. Students must demonstrate an interest, accomplishment, and leadership related to any of the following livestock categories: beef or dairy cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, or poultry, by, without limitation, past participation in 4-H, Future Farmers of America, livestock activities, junior breeder and producer organizations, and similar such programs. If an incoming student cannot be identified, a continuing student who meets the criteria may be considered.

 

Henry & Ebba Hansen Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students who demonstrate strong leadership skills and an interest in public service and/or community organizations. Established in memory of Henry M. Hansen, Associate Director, Cooperative Extension System, and his wife Ebba who was also very active in the community.

 

Theresa Victoria Plouffe Hayward Scholarship in Allied Health Sciences

One or more awards to students enrolled full-time in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Students must demonstrate financial need, be from an underrepresented population, and show an interest in diabetes research.

 

The Harold G. Helmboldt & Melba E. Helmboldt Award

One or more awards to assist students enrolled in the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture.

 

The Hans Hercule Memorial Scholarship

To provide an annual award to a senior athletic training student who demonstrates exceptional academic ability, interpersonal skills, and work ethic

 

Ratcliffe Hicks Award of Excellence

An award to the graduating RHSA senior with the highest total grade point average.

 

Ratcliffe Hicks Heritage Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming RHSA students majoring in animal science or plant science. Based on past academic performance.

 

Emanuel “Mike” Hirth Family Endowed Scholarship

One or more awards to academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in CAHNR. Students must demonstrate financial need and an interest to participate in UConn sponsored travel to a conference, competition, or international study.

 

William Duran Holman Prize Fund Award

An award to the CAHNR junior and/or senior in animal science with the highest total grade point average.

 

Horticulture Club Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Based on active membership in the Horticulture Club, strong academic record, and good citizenship.

 

Jarvis Products Corporation Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students majoring in animal science with a strong interest in meat science. Based on scholarship, participation in related extracurricular activities, work experience, and an intention to seek a career in the meat industry.

 

Robert E. Johnson Endowed Scholarship

One or more awards to full-time CAHNR students majoring in animal science. Students must demonstrate and interest in, and dedication to the dairy industry through leadership and participation in 4-H, FFA, dairy cattle judging, dairy breed, and/or dairy organization activities. Academic achievement is also considered. Established in memory of Robert E. Johnson, Professor of Dairy Science.

 

Stewart Johnson Scholarship

One or more awards to meritorious graduate students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics with a Bachelor’s degree from a United States Land Grant University.

 

Frances E. Osborne Kellogg Fund Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students majoring in animal science. Based on academic performance.

 

Kinsman Family International Agriculture Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR undergraduate or graduate students for international study or internship. Preference given to animal science students.

 

Merle S. and Irene Klinck Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Students must demonstrate financial need and be pursuing a degree in the field of Natural Resources.

 

Jay Koths Travel Award Fund

One or more awards to incoming or continuing graduate students enrolled full-time in the CAHNR. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and be enrolled in an advanced degree program in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. To qualify for assistance students must be participating in a University approved domestic or international student education travel program.

 

Marvin W. Kottke Scholarship

One or more awards to academically outstanding full-time graduate students in CAHNR. Students must be a US citizen, and demonstrate academic achievement and an interest in agricultural and resource economics.

 

Susan Hassett Laudano Scholarship

To provide financial aid to a deserving sophomore or junior in the Department of Kinesiology with financial need and donor wishes to meet recipient.

 

Leslie F. Laughlin Scholarship

One or more awards to students in the Department of Kinesiology.

 

Joseph M. Lent Plant Science Scholarship

One or more awards to students in CAHNR or RHSA in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Based on past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Students should be active members in the Horticulture Club and good citizens of their department and the University. Financial need may be considered but should not be the determinant factor in selecting recipients. Established in memory of Joseph M. Lent, Professor of Horticulture.

 

John Livieri Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to students in the Physical Therapy Program.

 

RuthAnn and Rebecca Lobo Leadership Scholarship in Allied Health/Nursing

One or more awards to incoming or continuing undergraduate students enrolled full-time at the University majoring in Allied Health or Nursing. Students must demonstrate a commitment to multicultural diversity programs and initiatives through leadership, special talents, and achievements in academics and/or the community. Students must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Priority consideration, but not an absolute preference, will be given to students who are members of federally recognized underrepresented groups, including, without limitation, students of Hispanic descent.

 

Martha A. Ludemann Memorial Scholarship

One or more scholarships for Allied Health Sciences students in the Dietetics program.

 

Ann Lurate Lupo Scholarship in Clinical Dietetics

An award annually to a student in the Clinical Dietetics Program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Award is based on past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

 

Robert S. Malloy Scholarship/Connecticut Bass Federation Nation

One or more awards to students enrolled in CAHNR with an academic emphasis on warm water fisheries. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities.

 

Christopher P. Marsocci Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate students in CAHNR demonstrating financial need and recognized for notable leadership and service. Applicants must display a commitment to the college and must participate in community services. Preference will be given to active members of Alpha Zeta. Established by the family of Christopher Marsocci (’78) whose life ended tragically while in veterinary medical school. Christopher was Chancellor of Alpha Zeta.

 

Donald N. Maynard Scholarship

One or more awards to academically outstanding undergraduate students enrolled full-time in CAHNR. Students must demonstrate financial need and an interest in Plant Science. Priority will be given to a junior or upper-division student with an interest in horticulture and/or agronomy.

 

Dorothy McLaughlin Miss MAC Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy

One or more awards to support CAHNR students enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program.

 

Ann McLendon Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Students must be pursuing a degree in dietetics or medical laboratory sciences, demonstrate financial need, leadership skills and perseverance, involvement in extracurricular activities, and show interest in health promotion and health education. Priority will be given to students who are members of a federally recognized underrepresented group.

 

Mehlquist Horticulture Scholarship

One or more awards to students in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture.

 

Albert Wadsworth Meserve and the Helen Clark Meserve Memorial Trust Fund

One or more awards to CAHNR students interested in horticulture, arboriculture, forestry, or other fields connected with ecology, conservation, and tree care.

 

Garry A. and Eunice M. Miles Award

An award will be presented each fall to an upper-division student in CAHNR based on high scholarship, and participation in extracurricular activities. Preference given to students presenting evidence of 4-H Club, gardening, or poultry experience with an intention to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension.

 

Dr. Lloyd and Cora Mitterling Scholarship

One or more awards to students in RHSA.

 

Montana Physical Therapy Scholarship

One or more awards to support undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and a potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with financial need.

 

Jane T. Muhlethaler Award in Plant Science

One or more awards to students in CAHNR or RHSA in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Preference will be given to non-traditional students, meaning, adults that have returned to school after a leave of any duration, and any student that is from an under-represented population.

 

Horace F. and Gladys K. Murphey Plant Science Scholarship

One or more awards to outstanding incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate students in CAHNR majoring in horticulture or landscape architecture. Based on academic achievement.

 

New England Farm & Garden Association Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students pursuing a major with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: environmental sciences, agriculture, arboriculture, horticulture, conservation, landscape design, forestry, animal science, wildlife biology, oceanography, or related fields. Students must demonstrate financial need and be meritorious. Preference will be given to students with a proven track record of co-curricular activities that demonstrate commitment to their field of study.

 

New England Outdoor Writers Association Scholarship

One annual award to students who are majoring in fields related to the outdoors, conservation and the environment. This is an outside scholarship.

 

New Haven County Agricultural Center Conservation Internship

To provide financial support for an internship for students enrolled in CAHNR to work with conservation groups in New Haven County.

 

New York Farmers Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR or RHSA students in any major. Based on academic performance.

 

Frank Niederwerfer Family Award in Animal Science

One or more awards to a CAHNR junior or senior majoring in animal science. Based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and potential for contributions to the livestock field. Provided by Frank Niederwerfer (’35).

 

Frank Niederwerfer Family Award in Soil Science

One or more awards to a CAHNR junior or senior with an interest in soil science. Based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and potential for contributions to soil science. Provided by Frank Niederwerfer (’35).

 

The Russell Palen Fund Scholarship

One or more scholarships to CAHNR students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Based on academic achievement.

 

Peck Lane Sportsman Club Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR or RHSA students from the town of Cheshire, Connecticut. Based on academic performance and extracurricular activities.

 

Gerri Pellecchia Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in the Department of Physical Therapy. Students must be engaged in related research and demonstrate academic achievement, and financial need.

 

The Pescatello Family Endowed Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in the Department of Kinesiology. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, and be pursuing a degree in Exercise Science. Priority consideration will be given to graduate students.

 

Hilda Kreyssing Purrington and Eugene C. Purrington Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture with preference to be given to students who express an interest in horticulture. Priority consideration will go to entering undergraduate or graduate students.

 

Paul L. Putnam Professional Development Endowment

To provide support for faculty & students to attend conferences, symposia & programs in broad field of Agricultural & Resource Economics or other areas related to professional development. Support may include but is not limited to registration, travel, conference expenses, or library or reference material related to professional development.

 

Jennifer B. Riggs Scholarship

One or more awards to full-time CAHNR students in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Students must demonstrate financial need, and an interest in gardening education. Priority will be given to undergraduate students involved in the Master Gardener Program, or furthering organic solutions to gardening or plant care.

 

Clinton S. Roberts Foundation Scholarship

One or more scholarships to CAHNR or RHSA students majoring in animal science or natural resources. Based on leadership, service and potential for contributions to their profession. Established by Clinton Roberts in memory of his son, Warren Roberts.

 

A. Salmon & Sons Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR and RHSA students majoring in animal science. Based on scholarship, industriousness, participation in extracurricular activities and an intention to seek a career in the meat industry.

 

Mary Mahar Santaniello Scholarship

One or more awards to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Priority consideration will go to meritorious students studying dietetics or medical laboratory sciences. Based on past academic performance and demonstrated potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

 

David B. Schroeder Scholarship

To provide scholarship support for CAHNR seniors who are enrolled full-time in Natural Resources. To be eligible students must demonstrate academic achievement and have 90 or more credits. Priority consideration will be given to students who demonstrate the highest academic achievement.

 

Schur Family Scholarship in Environmental Health

One or more awards to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in the CAHNR.  Students must demonstrate an interest in a career in allied health sciences, with a concentration in occupational and environmental health and safety or public health and health promotion in environmental or public health; or a career in environmental science, with a concentration in environmental health. Priority consideration will be given to students majoring and/or minoring in fields of study related to environmental or public health.

 

Schur/Silbart Scholarship in Environmental Health

One or more awards to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in the CAHNR.   Students must demonstrate an interest in a career in environmental science, with a concentration in environmental health; or a career in allied health sciences, with a concentration in occupational and environmental health and safety or public health and health promotion in environmental or public health; or a career in environmental science, with a concentration in environmental health. Priority consideration will be given to students majoring and/or minoring in fields of study related to environmental or public health

 

Stanley K. Seaver Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

 

Shanley Family Scholarship

One or more awards to students in CAHNR enrolled in the Dietetics Program. Student must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and leadership.

 

Simsbury Garden Club Scholarship

One or more awards to a CAHNR junior or senior majoring in agronomy, arboriculture, conservation, ecology, floriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture/design, or related fields. Based on academic achievement. Financial need is also a consideration. Awarded to a resident of Hartford County, with preference given to a Simsbury, Connecticut resident.

 

Joseph W. Smey, ’68 EdD, PT Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy

One or more awards to CAHNR students in the Physical Therapy Program. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, and financial need. Priority consideration, but not an absolute preference will be given first, to students who demonstrate exceptional leadership capability, and second, students who are members of a federally recognized under-represented group.

 

Smyrski Farm Scholarship

One or more awards to incoming or continuing CAHNR or RHSA students in any major. Preference given to students from the town of New Milford, Connecticut. Based on academic performance in high school, extracurricular activities, and work experience.

 

James V. Spignesi, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to CAHNR students majoring in Natural Resources and interested in pursuing a career in wildlife conservation and/or conservation law enforcement. Scholarships should be directed to upper-division students and/or graduate students.

 

Fran Tappan Student Aid Fund

To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program. Student needs will not be confined to any specific area; they may be used for tuition, fees, personal emergency, attendance at special meetings, national conferences, etc. Financial assistance is not necessarily restricted to Junior, Senior and underprivileged students. Students’ grades will not be a criteria of awarding.

 

John B. Tucker, Jr. Memorial Award

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA students for excellence in dairy cattle judging. Based on performance as a member of the Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Team. In memory of John B. Tucker, Jr. (‘73).

 

University of Connecticut Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Alumni Association

One or more awards to juniors or seniors in CAHNR and second-year RHSA students. Based on academic achievement, strong leadership and service to the College through membership in clubs and/or community organizations.

 

The Weingart Family Scholarship in Animal Sciences

One or more awards to continuing undergraduate students enrolled full-time in CAHNR. Students must demonstrate an interest in Dairy Science, Dairy Production, Dairy Management, or a related field; demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent on any other scale; and demonstrate financial need. Priority consideration will be given to students who demonstrate interest, accomplishment, or leadership in Animal Science related activities including, without limitation, membership in Dairy Club, Dairy Judging Team, Block and Bridle Club, past participation in 4-H, Future Farmers of America livestock activities, junior breeders and producers organizations or similar such youth programs.

 

Weidemann Endowment Fund for CAHNR

One or more awards for the College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources to pay emergency expenses of students following unforeseen misfortunes, & to enhance student experiential learning opportunities relevant to major or field of study including, without limitation, travel to conferences, seminars and symposia.

 

George E. and Dolly H.R. Whitham Memorial Scholarship

One or more awards to continuing students enrolled full-time in CAHNR. Students must be a sophomore, junior or senior and demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and an interest in UConn Extension programs. Priority consideration will be given to those students maintaining a GPA of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale or the equivalent on any other scale.

 

Albert E. Wilkinson Scholarship

One or more awards to an incoming or second-year undergraduate student in CAHNR interested in plant science and planning to contribute to educational programs and community service. Based on academic achievement, financial need, and potential for future academic and professional accomplishments through vocational agriculture, 4-H or related organizations, or through working in a business related to plant science.

 

Xiangzhong (Jerry) Yang Research Excellence Award

To encourage research excellence by providing fellowship support for graduate students enrolled full-time in CAHNR, priority to continuing graduate students majoring in Animal Science or Pathobiology who demonstrate academic achievement.

 

Cornelius and Mary Jane York Award

One or more annual scholarships to CAHNR students based on scholarship, leadership, and citizenship.

 

Wilfred B. Young Leadership and Service Award

One or more awards to CAHNR or RHSA seniors showing professional interest in agriculture, food, or natural resources. Based on outstanding ability and achievement in leadership and service. Established in memory of Wilfred B. Young, Dean of the College from 1945-1966.

 

Charles J. Zwick Program Fund

To help support Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty and/or students for travel to conferences, symposia, honoraria, and other similar such academic and professional development opportunities.