Scholarships and Awards

The Huntley College of Agriculture is in the process of updating its scholarship information brochure. Until then, please contact Interim Dean Lisa Kessler for more information on available scholarships. 

External Scholarship Opportunities (as of May 20, 2020)




AmericanHort Horticultural Research Institute Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

HRI scholarships are made possible by seven special endowment funds that aid students who are seeking a lifelong career in horticulture. HRI, and the individuals and businesses who support us, consider graduating students in horticulture to be the lifeblood of the green industry. The scholarship application and prerequisite information are available on the Horticultural Research Institute website. 

  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr.
  • The Usrey Family Scholarship
  • The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship
  • The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship
  • The Spring Meadow Scholarship
  • The "Muggets" Scholarship
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship 

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Ventura County Chapter, California Association of Pest Control Advisors

The Ventura Chapter of the California Association of Pest Control Advisers would like to invite your students to apply for our annual scholarship.  CAPCA is a professional organization of licensed pest control advisers working in agriculture and horticulture. Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year California college or university for Fall 2020, preferably majoring in plant science or agriculture. They also must have been a permanent resident of Ventura or Santa Barbara counties prior to attending college. The deadline to submit an application is May 31.

Additional Resources

Cal Poly Pomona Financial Aid

Cal Poly Pomona General Scholarships

Huntley College of Agriculture Awards

The college presents a number of awards to faculty, students, alumni, and those who have made significant contributions to the agricultural industry. For a full description of the honors, nomination criteria, and a list of the latest recipients, please visit this page.