College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Department Scholarships & Awards

Varieties of scholarships are available to our students through our department, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and other sources.

Department Scholarships

For more information, please contact:

Sharde Davenport
Executive Administrative Assistant
301-405-6244
sdav@umd.edu

 
Several scholarships are awarded each year based on merit and need through the Department of Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture. They include:
 

Undergraduate Awards

Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture Coordinator: Dr. David Myers

  • The Homeland Garden Club of Baltimore Award
    Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence
  • ASLA Honor and Merit Award Nominees
  • Matt Weaver Scholarship
 
 

Plant Science
Undergraduate Coordinator: Dr. Steven Cohan

  • Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship
  • Bayer Environmental Science Turf Grass Scholarship
  • MD State Golf Association - Emmett Gary Scholarship
  • Francis R. Gouin Undergraduate Research Award
  • Joe Elbert James Memorial Award
  • Link-Shanks Award - MD Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Joseph Newcomer Memorial Award
  • Recognition of Maryland Crop Improvement Association - James R. Miller Award
 
 
 

Graduate Awards
PLSC Acting Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Angus Murphy
Landscape Architecture Graduate Coordinator: Dr. David Myers

  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in PSLA
  • The Scott Award
  • Francis C. Stark, Jr. Fund for Learning Resources
  • Francis C. Stark, Jr. Dissertation Excellence Award
  • Weinberger Scholarship
 

College & Outside Scholarships  

 
  Academically talented students can apply for College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) merit scholarships. A separate application is required once an admit decision is rendered by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. For AGNR scholarship application details please go to http://agnr.umd.edu/students/scholarships. Priority is given to those students who have submitted a complete application to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the November 1 priority deadline. For more information on the university application process please go to www.admissions.umd.edu. In addition to college scholarships, talented students will also be considered for University's merit scholarships. Details and information on freshmen and transfer student merit scholarships can be found listed on UM's Financial Aid/Scholarships webpage.  
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