College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Departmental 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:

Portia Greene
Executive Administrative Assistant

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

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

Plant Science

  • 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

  • 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 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 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 the UM's Financial Aid/Scholarships webpage. 
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