CAES Scholarships

College-Wide Scholarships

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is committed to providing financial support to students enrolled in CAES majors. Apply online to be considered for all of these CAES general scholarships. 

Applications are accepted online from December 1 to March 1.

Note: Incoming freshmen and transfer students who have not applied or been admitted to UGA CAN still fill out this application and receive an award if admitted. 

Check with your home department for more information on departmental scholarships. Depending on your major, you may be eligible for additional departmental scholarships within this system.

NEW: Ratcliffe Scholars Program

The Ratcliffe Scholars Program rewards forward-thinking CAES undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in immersive, hands-on learning experiences  outside the confines of a traditional class setting. Eligible experiences may include internships, study abroad programs, research opportunities and any other experiential learning activities deemed appropriate by the selection committee.

International Travel Scholarships

International Travel Scholarships are restricted to students enrolled in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), University of Georgia. Preference is given to undergraduate students. Funds are for travel-related expenses for students enrolled in CAES-endorsed study abroad, student exchange, and international internship programs.

Please pay special attention to application due dates based on your departure date. The application window is open from:

  • August 1 - November 1:
    For programs that depart during the current fall semester or spring semester of the following year. This includes programs departing during spring break.

  • December 1 - March 1:
    For programs that depart during Maymester or summer semester.

Please note: Students will receive stipends during the semester in which their program will depart. For instance, a CAES student who will study abroad during spring break must apply by November 1st and will receive their funds in the spring.

Additional Internation Travel funding can be found at:

CAES Alumni Association Scholarships

The CAES Alumni Association annually awards several scholarships to incoming freshman and transfer students. Additionally, the East Georgia Chapter of the CAES Alumni Association awards a scholarship to an incoming student from the East Georgia Chapter area.   

To be elidgible for alumni association scholarships, students must apply throught the CAES General Scholarship Application

Learn more about CAES Alumni Association scholarships.

Griffin and Tifton Campus Scholarships

In addition to College-wide scholarships, the College has scholarships that are reserved for CAES students enrolled on the Griffin and Tifton Campuses.

More information about the CAES majors available on these campuses can be found on the Griffin Campus and Tifton Campus pages.

Departmental Scholarships

Many departments within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offer scholarships to students seeking a major within their department.

The following departments use the CAES Undergraduate Scholarship Application to award scholarships. If your major is within one of these departments, be sure to apply online by March 1 to be considered.

  • Animal & Dairy Science
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Poultry Science

More information about these and other departmental scholarships may be found by visiting the departments' scholarship pages.