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Dr. J. Wayne Rehn and Mrs. F. Jean Rehn Endowed Scholarships

These scholarships were established to recognize Animal Sciences students in there Sophomore or Junior year who excel in academics, leadership skills and a commitment to production agriculture. Dr. Rehn spent over 30 years in a rural veterinary practice. He and his wife were leaders in 4-H and also developing funds to support veterinary students. They were also involved in many committees for the University of Illinois and also the State Veterinary Medical Association. Their two children were active in production agriculture and graduated from the University of Illinois.

Lois G. Adams Fund Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given annually to College of ACES students from Coles County (IL). Preference to students from Hutton Township within Coles County.
Waco W. Albert Meat Animal Evaluation Scholarship

The scholarship shall be granted to a student who must have a sincere interest in swine, beef cattle or sheep.  The student must have a tie to livestock judging/evaluation programs in which swine, beef cattle and sheep have been judged by (a) having parents or grandparents who were members of University of Illinois livestock judging/evaluation teams, (b) being a member of a senior livestock judging/evaluation team at the University of Illinois, or (c) being a member of a 4-H or FFA livestock judging/evaluation team that represented the State of Illinois in national competition.  The student must be enrolled (or intend to enroll if still in high school) in the Department of Animal Sciences or School of Human Resources and Family Studies of the University of Illinois College of ACES.

Waco W. Albert Memorial Equine Scholarship

The scholarship shall be granted to a student a) based on academic merit whose grade point averages (GPA) are above the average GPA of all students in the Department of Animal Sciences and b) who (1) show promise of future support for the equine industry in Illinois and the United States through efforts such as being a contributing member of a family that owns and breeds horses as a business or for pleasure; (2) participate in research, teaching and extension; and (3) provide excellent professional support to the equine world.

Drs. Greg and Susan Aldrich Scholarship

Greg and Susan Aldrich each earned doctorates at the University of Illinois in the Department of Animal Sciences in 1995.  With a lifetime of dedication and devotion to animals and education, Drs. Greg and Susan Aldrich wish to provide tangible support and encouragement to students pursuing careers caring for animals; all in an effort to give-back and perpetuate the University of Illinois experience.

G. Victor Ball Horticulture Scholarship

Horticulture majors with a preference to floriculture or ornamental horticulture students.

Bateman Congeniality Award

This award is given to a student in Agricultural Engineering or Technical Systems Management. Student's ability for "getting along with people."

Hildegard Bates Scholarship Fund
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given to students enrolled in one of the following programs of study: Consumer Economics and Finance, Dietetics; Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Funds received from estate of Mrs. Bates, a 1935 graduate of the University of Illinois, and a former Home Economics teacher.
James Arthur Bauling Memorial Scholarship Fund *
$200-$250/year; junior or senior in Crop Sciences and planning to do advanced work in plant pathology on basis of scholarship, financial need, and general character. Preference to graduates of Hononegah Community High School, Winnebago County, and State of Illinois respectively.
Bauling/Pershing Award

Must be a junior with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Financial need will weigh heavily in deciding the recipient. Preference will be given to a student who is a graduate of Hononegah Community School, Winnebago County, Northern Illinois, State of Illinois (in order stated).

D.E. Becker Swine Industry Scholarship

The D. E. Becker Award in Animal Sciences is established to recognize an outstanding undergraduate Animal Sciences student with potential leadership and involvement in the swine industry. This award shall be selected by the Animal Sciences Undergraduate Honors Committee with input from faculty who work in the swine discipline. The award shall be given to a student based on their leadership, documented interest in the swine industry, and their academic achievements.

Rebecca West Beeler Memorial Scholarship
One $500 annual award given to a freshman enrolled in one of these majors or options: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Hospitality Management or Human Development and Family Studies with preference given to students from Gallatin or McLean counties. Funds provided in memory of Rebecca West Beeler, a 1963 graduate in home economics by her family and friends.
Best Undergraduate ExploreACES/Engineering Open House Exhibit Award
This award is available to undergraduate students who design the open house exhibit that best illustrates the educational programs and opportunities for students offered by the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Eligible students should have at least one undergraduate team member from ABE. Exhibits should be visually attractive and strive to effectively engage potential students for ABE. One award to be split among undergraduate team members only.
Emma Noll Beyer
Scholarship(s) available to student(s) enrolled in Human Nutrition, Dietetics or Hospitality Management. Funds provided by Mrs. Beyer, a 1941 home economics graduate.
Grace Bickelhaupt Memorial Award
Funded by Mr. Roy Bickelhaupt in honor and memory of his wife who had a life-long passion for ornamental horticulture.
John H. Bicket Scholarship Fund *
One or more $1,000 scholarships in memory of John Bicket, who was a 32-year employee with the University of Illinois Extension Service, serving the Illinois farming community during those years in Cook, Greene and Vermilion Counties, and as a regional director in Southern Illinois. Scholarship to a student with demonstrated financial need from an Illinois farm family.
Eugene S. Boerner Scholarship in Floriculture

Horticulture major studying floriculture.

Earl Dean Bork Horticulture Scholarship

Horticulture major with freshman standing, preference given to a student from Iroquois West High School, or Iroquois and adjacent counties.

Dennis and Mildred Boyd
Annual scholarship of varying amounts to students in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Fund established through the estate of Mrs. Mildred Boyd, when she transferred the family farm near Broadlands, Illinois, to support scholarships in the College of Agriculture.
Clyde L. and Elsie Ross Butler Scholarship *
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given to students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in one of the following programs of study: Consumer Economics and Finance; Dietetics; Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management.
Fran Callahan Scholarship for Excellence in Swine Judging

The Fran Callahan Scholarship for Excellence in Swine Judging recognizes the top swine judge each year from the University of Illinois' Livestock Judging Team, based on his/her performance at the American Royal and the North American International Collegiate Livestock Judging Contests.

Sandra and Richard Carlson Scholarship
Awarded to an Agricultural Engineering student based upon academic merit and past activities showing a strong promise of success in future endeavors.
O. S. Carman Scholarship Fund
Varying number of scholarships awarded yearly to outstanding students in the College. Funds made available from the estate of O. S. and Cecelia Carman.
The Chicago Farmers Scholarship
One $1,000 award given to a junior with a strong academic record, involvement in extracurricular activities, and an interest in production agriculture.
CHS Foundation University Scholarships
Three $1,000 scholarships awarded to sophomore, junior or senior level students who are pursuing a career in production agriculture or agribusiness. Students must also demonstrate an interest in agricultural cooperative business through educational, classroom or internship experiences.
CHS Foundation University Scholarships

Three $1000 scholarships awarded to a sophomore or junior pusuing a career in production agriculture or agribusiness.  The winning student must demonstrate interest in an agricultural cooperative business through educational work, or internship.

Richard C. and Helen Coddington Design Team Award

This award is to recognize a student enrolled in ABE 469 who demonstrates leadership by spearheading of a team's project to successful completion.

William F. Coolidge Scholarship Fund
A scholarship of varying amounts awarded to College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences juniors and seniors with a demonstrated interest in a career with the Cooperative Extension Service. Scholarship in honor of Mr. Coolidge who served the Cooperative Extension Service for 33 years.
Willard C. and Alice C. Corbett Scholarship

Students of all majors in FSHN may apply. Dr. John Corbett earned his Ph.D. in dairy technology at the University of Illinois and worked at Dean Foods for 46 years.

Willard C. and Alice C. Corbett Scholarship

Students of all majors in FSHN may apply. Dr. Willard Corbett earned his Ph.D. in dairy technology at the University of Illinois and worked at Dean Foods for 46 years.

Crest Foods

Scholarships awarded on the basis of scholastic record, ability and an interest in Food Science. Students must also be from Lee or Ogle counties in Illinois. Interested students should contact Terri Cummings, 905 S. Goodwin Avenue, 258 Bevier Hall, Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 244-4405; tcumming@illinois.edu.

A.F. Crow

Academic merit, demonstrated interest in corn breeding and genetics or the seed corn industry.

Curl Farms
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given annually to College of ACES students from Shelby County. Preference given to students from Ash Grove, Windsor, Okaw and Todds Point Townships within Shelby County.
Samuel E. Dean Memorial Award

Any undergraduate food science student may apply.

Samuel E. Dean Memorial Award

Any undergraduate food science student may apply.

Carl DeHart Memorial Farm Scholarship
$1,000 awards to students enrolled in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences who are graduates of Villa Grove High School. Students must have the recommendation of the Villa Grove Superintendent of Schools, and have been in the upper half of the graduating class of Villa Grove High School.
Diageo Scholarship

Preference is given to food science students. Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, trades in over 180 markets around the world.

Diageo Scholarship

Preference is given to food science students. Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, trades in over 180 markets around the world.

Robert L. Douglas Purebred Cattle Scholarship

Robert and Marie Douglas, Douglas-Kalmar Farms, Robinson, Illinois, donated purebred cattle to the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences for use in teaching programs and to develop income for undergraduate scholarship support.  The sale of these purebred cattle provide for an annual scholarship to an outstanding Junior or Senior student enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences and interested in a career in the purebred beef cattle industry.  The scholarship will be based primarily on potential leadership and involvement in the purebred beef cattle industry.

Downers Grove Garden Club

This scholarship is sponsored by the Downers Grove Illinois Garden Club and recognizes scholarly excellence and research potential of M.S. or Ph.D. students working in the following fields: conservation, landscape architecture/design, natural resources, human dimensions of the environment, or horticulture. Three $1,000 scholarships are generally awarded.

Harold E. Dustin Scholarship
One or more yearly awards provided in honor of Mr. Harold E. Dustin, who operated a grain and livestock farm throughout his lifetime near Galva, Illinois in Henry County. Preference given to students who graduated from Toulon High School (now Stark County High School) in Toulon, Illinois; Wethersfield High School in Kewanee, Illinois; or Wheaton North High School in Wheaton, Illinois; with additional consideration to students from Henry or Stark Counties. Funds provided by Jonathan and Judith Groesbeck in honor of her father.
Steve Eckhoff and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Agricultural Engineering Scholarship

This is a merit-based scholarship available to an Agricultural Engineering or Technical Systems Management student.

Alex Edgar Beef Production Scholarship

The family of Alex Edgar has provided the University of Illinois Foundation with a monetary gift which provides for the annual presentation of the Alex Edgar Beef Production Scholarship to an outstanding Junior or Senior student enrolled in the College of ACES and interested in a career in the beef industry.

Dr. and Mrs. M.E. Ensminger Scholarship

The Dr. and Mrs. M. E.  Ensminger Scholarship is a merit based scholarship awarded annually to an Animal Sciences undergraduate.  Criteria used to help determine the recipient of this award includes academic achievement, leadership, extra-curricular activities, and character. Preference will be given to students from Southern Illinois with interest in food animal production.

M.E. Ensminger Scholarship

Academic achievement, leadership, character, extracurricular activities and financial need.

William Famulener Foundation Scholarship in Agriculture
Two awards of varying amounts to students from Knox County desiring to engage in any field for the advancement of agriculture, who possess high character and a superior scholarship record.
Farmers National Scholarship Fund

Designated scholarship for students in Agribusiness Markets and Management or Farm Management.

Farmer’s Business Network Scholarship

Two scholarships to juniors or seniors who are enrolled in the Departments of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Crops Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, or Technical Systems Management in the College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  The recipients shall have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Preference shall be given to students from an agricultural background with a strong interest in a farm related career. Applicants will be required to submit an essay describing their background in agriculture and their future plans for a farm related career and to provide at least one (1) farmer reference.

Donald B. Fergeson Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship given to juniors or seniors in ACE with preference to students from an agricultural background from DeKalb County or adjacent area and pursuing a career in agribusiness.

Donald B. Ferguson Scholarship
One or more $1,000 scholarships given yearly to juniors or seniors majoring in Agricultural and Consumer Economics with preference to students with a farm background from DeKalb County or adjacent counties who are following an Agribusiness program of study. Funds in memory of Mr. Ferguson, an agriculture alumnus, who spent most of his professional career with the Swift and Company market analysis staff.
Ronald Filler Agricultural and Consumer Economics Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to juniors or seniors in ACE with an interest in the commodity market business.

Raymond J. Fitzpatrick Family Scholarship Fund
One or more awards to juniors, seniors or graduate students with preference given to students who have demonstrated an interest in agricultural research and its application to the benefit of human health. Funding provided by Ramona Eidenmiller, daughter of Raymond J. Fitzpatrick.
Stanton and Callie Foster Memorial Scholarship
One $500 scholarship for a student with a farm background from Vermilion, Champaign, Piatt or Ford County. Scholarship funded by Dorothea Smith in memory of her grandparents.
Henry Clarence Fredrickson Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships given each year to a student with a farm background studying in an agricultural curriculum, with first preference given to a female student, and second preference to a student from Vermillion County, Illinois or other surrounding counties. Scholarship funded by Dorothea Smith in honor of her father, who farmed in Vermillion County for all of his life.
Freshman Departmental Scholarships

Several awards given to incoming freshmen on the basis of scholastic and leadership abilities, commitment to a related career, motivation and communication skills. Complete below application and letters of recommendations and forward to Terri Cummings by March 18, 2011

  • Application and Letter of Recommendation Form [MS Word Format]
  • Application and Letter of Recommendation Form [PDF Format]
Theodore Funk Scholarships
One or more scholarships with a minimum value of $2,000 awarded yearly to Illinois resident junior or senior level students with a demonstrated commitment to, and career interests in, the beef cattle industry. Minimum grade point average of 2.5 (A=4.0) for consideration. Funds provided by Ted H. Funk, in honor of his father, Theodore Funk.
Ralph J. Garber Scholarship in Agriculture *
To be used in aiding worthy students with outstanding scholastic records and in need of financial assistance.
The Garden Clubs of Illinois

Horticulture major, superior academic record.

Sard Giles Scholarship Fund
Varying number of $500 scholarships available through the estate of Elmo Giles, Jr. in honor of his grandfather who farmed for many years in Macon County.
R. Gish Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship to a student in farm management, rural appraisal, ag finance or agribusiness markets and management.

Philip D. and Bernice G. Glick Family Scholarship Fund
One or more $1,000 scholarships funded yearly by Karen Glick, in honor of her parents who farmed in Ohio and devoted their lives and resources to serving others and helping young people.
G.E. Goering Award for Excellence
Must be a junior in Technical Systems Management who shows outstanding scholarship and promise of future professional leadership.
Aretta J. Graham Scholarship *
One or more yearly awards of varying amounts to students with demonstrated financial need, who also meet one of the following criteria listed in priority order: 1) students orphaned by the death of both or one of the student's parents; 2) students who live in a single parent household; and 3) students who are single parents. Funds made available from the estate of Aretta Graham, a graduate of the College of Agriculture in Home Economics.
Grain & Feed Association of Illinois Scholarship
Varying number of $1,000 awards to Illinois resident students of junior level and above who have interest in seeking a career in the grain and feed industry. Financial need may be a selection criterion.
Henry Joseph and Emma McCloskey Grein Scholarship *
One or more $500 - $1,000 scholarships to junior or senior students in an agricultural curriculum possessing high moral character and a demonstrated commitment to the profession for which they are preparing. Funded by Marjorie Pryor Grein in honor of her husband's parents.
Carol Gresham Memorial Scholarship
A $500 scholarship awarded to a student in the Consumer and Textile Marketing program in memory of Carol Gresham, a student in the College at the time of her death in 1988. Funds provided by Carman Gresham in memory of her daughter.
GROWMARK, Inc.
Three $1,000 awards given to junior or senior level students with a rural background enrolled in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Preference to students preparing for a career in Agribusiness, Agri-Accounting, Crop Sciences, Technical Systems Management or Agricultural Communications.
GROWMARK, Inc. Scholarship

Three $1000 scholarships to students from a rural background in agribusiness, agri-accounting or several other majors outside ACE.

John B. “Jack” Hanson Scholarship

For Crop Sciences majors, based on financial need.

Lyon W. Hartman Horticulture Scholarship
Horticulture major. Funds provided in memory of Mr. Hartman, a 1937 floriculture graduate.
Karl F. and Frances A. Helfrich Fund

Horticulture major, first preference given to the son or daughter of an immigrant. Funding provided by John Helfrich in honor of his parents.

Wilmer Hellenthal Scholarship
Varying number of $500 scholarships available yearly to College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences students with a strong academic record who are majoring in one of the agricultural sciences. Funds from the estate of Mr. Hellenthal who attended the University of Illinois in the 1930's.
Lester C. and Phyllis M. Hendrickson Scholarship Fund
One or more scholarships each year to a student in agricultural curricular in memory of Mr. Hendrickson; and one or more scholarships each year to a student in one of the following programs: Consumer Economics and Finance; Dietetics; Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management.
Brian P. Hennrich Memorial Scholarship
A $500 scholarship available to an entering freshman in an agricultural curriculum from Randolph County. Second priority to an entering freshman from counties adjacent to Randolph County. Funds provided by the late Mr. Albert Hennrich in honor of his son, a 1979 graduate of Southern Illinois University.
Fred E. Herndon Agricultural Industries Scholarship
One $1,000 award to a junior or senior with a rural background majoring in an agri-business related program of study in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics. Funded by GROWMARK, Inc. in honor of Mr. Herndon who was the company President from 1931-1959.
Fred Herndon Agricultural Industries Scholarship

One $1000 scholarship to a student from a rural background majoring in agribusiness.

John H. Hetrick Scholarship

Available to all food science majors.

John H. Hetrick Scholarship

Available to all food science majors.

Hill Hall Memorial Scholarship
Two $1,000 scholarships awarded annually to a junior or senior level student with preference given to students with demonstrated scholastic achievement, farm background, and with a career interest in livestock production. Funded by classmates and friends of former residents of Hill Hall, an agricultural student house at the University of Illinois in 1940-43, who have since passed away including six members who sacrificed their lives in World War II.
Herbert H. Hoemann Memorial Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship per year given to a student with career interests in the grain and feed merchandising area. Funds received in memory of Herb Hoemann, executive vice president of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association from 1969-1985.
E.C. Hoerner Scholarship

Academic merit, demonstrated leadership and service qualities, preference to resident of Livingston County.

R.W. Howell Scholarship
Junior or senior standing, reared in a non-farm background.
George E. Hunt Memorial Scholarship Fund
One $1,000 award to a junior or senior level Animal Sciences student with a strong academic record and a commitment to a Veterinary Medicine career. Funds in memory of Dr. Hunt, a noted Champaign County veterinarian in the 1930's and 1940's.
Institute of Food Technologists

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic record, ability, and personality for students choosing an option in Food Science. Interested students should contact Terri Cummings, 905 S. Goodwin Avenue, 258 Bevier Hall, Urbana, IL. 61801; (217) 244-4405; tcumming@illinois.edu or download the application from www.ift.org. Once you receive the application, it and all attachments (typed in English) must be submitted by March 15 to the IFT.

Illinois Association of Meat Processors

The Illinois Association of Meat Processors provides two scholarships to upper level undergraduates who have a strong interest in the meat industry.  Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and who have taken meat science courses, worked at the Meat Science Laboratory, and/or have been on the Meats Judging Team, etc., will be strongly considered.

Illinois Federation of Outdoor Resources Graduate Scholarship

One $1,000 award funded by the Federation to an NRES graduate student whose field of study is conservation, wildlife management, ecology, conservation law enforcement or a related field. Applicants must be a resident of the state of Illinois and maintain a 3.0/4 GPA to qualify for and hold the scholarship. It is expected that the recipient attend the IFOR annual banquet, usually held in Alton, IL and provide a photo and brief biography for their newsletter. One $1000 award is available.

Illinois Federation of Outdoor Resources Undergraduate Scholarship

One $1,000 award funded by the Federation to an NRES undergraduate student whose field of study is conservation, wildlife management, ecology, conservation law enforcement or a related field. Applicants must be a resident of the state of Illinois and maintain a 3.0/4 GPA to qualify for and hold the scholarship. It is expected that the recipient attend the IFOR annual banquet, usually held in Alton, IL and provide a photo and brief biography for their newsletter. One $1000 award is available.

Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association Scholarship
One $750 scholarship awarded to a student majoring in agribusiness or plant and/or soil sciences. Preference will be given to those students with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the fertilizer, chemical or seed industry.
Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Memorial Scholarship
Varying number of $1,000 awards to students with potential career interests in farm management, rural appraisal, agricultural finance or agri-business management. Funds provided by members of this professional organization, and also from memorial funds in honor of Plynn Decker and Roger Gish, past members of the Society.
Kenneth R. Imig Scholarship *
One $2,500 scholarship for a student from Iroquois county with demonstrated financial need and an interest in agriculture. If there are no eligible students from Iroquois County, preference will be given to students from McLean and Edgar Counties. Fund created through a gift from Mr. Imig, who had been Iroquois County Agriculture Extension Advisor from 1943-1974.
Illinois Soybean Association Scholarship

The Department of Crop Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois is pleased to work in partnership with the Illinois Soybean Association to offer scholarships to students pursuing a degree Crop Sciences. For further information please contact the Department of Crop Sciences.

ISPFMRA (Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers) Scholarship

$1000 awards to students in farm management, rural appraisal, ag finance or agribusiness.

Ivan John Jansen Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship in memory of Professor Ivan Jansen, former faculty member of the Department of Agronomy. One $1,500 award to a full-time junior or senior, with preference given to students with academic/career interests in the soil sciences. Awardees must show promise of achievement in their chosen field of study and potential for contributions as an adult. Funding provided by Shirley Orthner.

Richard J. and M. Joan Epley Scholarship

The Illinois Association of Meat Processors provides two scholarships to upper level undergraduates who have a strong interest in the meat industry.  Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and who have taken meat science courses, worked at the Meat Science Laboratory, and/or have been on the Meats Judging Team, etc., will be strongly considered.

John Deere Foundation Scholarship
The award is made to an outstanding junior in Agricultural Engineering for use during their senior year. Based upon academic performance, society activities, leadership, cooperative attitude, and need.
Bennie L. Johnson Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship awarded to a College of ACES student from Peoria or Knox Counties, with a preference given to a student active in the 4-H program. Funding in memory of Bennie Johnson, a lifelong farmer in Peoria and Knox County, who was an active 4-H Club leader and University of Illinois Extension member.
Ida Bruner Johnson Scholarship
Annual scholarship given in memory of Ida B. Johnson M.S. '54 to a junior or senior undergraduate student majoring in human development and family studies with an option in child and adolescent development. The recipient shall have a GPA placing her/him in the upper 20 percent of students in the College. Funds provided by Mrs. Johnson's spouse, Verlin K. Johnson, M.S. '47, Ph.D. '51 of Fargo, North Dakota.
Verlin K. Johnson Meat Science Scholarship

Verlin K. Johnson, in memory of his wife, Ida Bruner Johnson, has provided two annual scholarships to the College of Agriculture; one in the School of Human Resources and Family Studies and the second in the Department of Animal Sciences.  The Animal Sciences scholarship is presented to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated excellence in intercollegiate meats judging at the University of Illinois.

Patricia F. Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund

Selection is based on financial need and potential success in said field of study. Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate in FSHN.

Patricia F. Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund

Selection is based on financial need and potential success in said field of study. Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate in FSHN.

Ben and Georgeann Jones Undergraduate Student Scholarship

This scholarship is given to an outstanding ABE or TSM junior or senior who has demonstrated academic excellence (GPA/project work/undergraduate research/internship and others), leadership skills through involvement in clubs and professional societies, and contributed to the success of the departmental programs.

Max L. and Sonja J. Jones Scholarship
One $1,000 award provided by Renita S. Jones, a 1991 graduate in Marketing of Textiles and Apparel in honor of her parents, long-time educators and 4-H leaders in Cumberland County (IL). Priority to students with strong academic record, involvement in extracurricular activities, and interest in pursuing a research career. Dr. Jones completed a Ph.D. in Textile Sciences from the University of Georgia in 1994.
Alexis J. Katsinas Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to junior or senior Hospitality Management students that demonstrate evidence of academic achievement and leadership in the field. Student must have minimum grade point average and be active in the Hospitality Management Association. Alexis J. Katsinas, a well-known restaurateur, set high standards for fine dining in Champaign-Urbana for nearly forty years before passing those responsibilities to his sons.

Alexis J. Katsinas Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to junior or senior Hospitality Management students that demonstrate evidence of academic achievement and leadership in the field. Student must have minimum grade point average and be active in the Hospitality Management Association. Alexis J. Katsinas, a well-known restaurateur, set high standards for fine dining in Champaign-Urbana for nearly forty years before passing those responsibilities to his sons.

Howard M. Katz Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to sophomore and junior students who demonstrate financial need and a passion for the Hospitality Management industry. This scholarship was established by Howard M. Katz, President of Wildfire Restaurants.

Stanley L. Kaufman Memorial Fund
One $500 award to a student in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences from DeWitt County. Each award subject to approval of Kaufman family members.
John G. Keller
A $1,000 scholarship available to a College of ACES student from Madison or St. Clair Counties, with preference given to students with a background in horseradish production. Now deceased, the fund was established by Mr. Keller from Collinsville whose family has been actively involved in the horseradish industry for many years.
Kellogg’s Company Scholarship

Preference given to food science students. The leading producer of cereal and convenience foods, Kellogg products are marketed globally.

Kellogg’s Company Scholarship

Preference given to food science students. The leading producer of cereal and convenience foods, Kellogg products are marketed globally.

John A. Killam Beef/Meat Science Scholarship

John Killam served as Director of Legislation for over 20 years for the Illinois Beef Association and the Illinois Association of Meat Processors.  Upon his retirement in 1989, friends of John Killam contributed funds to support a scholarship for a student enrolled in the College of ACES who is studying in the beef cattle or meat science area.  The scholarship will be based on scholarship (25%), interest and involvement in the beef cattle or meat science industries (50%) and other undergraduate activities (25%).  The selection committee for this scholarship will consist of the beef cattle and meats extension specialist and instructors of beef production and a meat science course.

J. Kennedy Kincaid, Jr. Agribusiness Scholarship Fund
A $1,000 scholarship given to a student preparing for a career in agribusiness. Preference given to students from Menard County, or counties adjacent to Menard County. Scholarship in memory of Kincaid, a 1948 graduate of the College who was active professionally in the fertilizer industry, and a strong community leader.
Kennedy J. Kinkaid Scholarship Fund

A $1000 award to a student from Menard County or the surrounding area pursing a career in agribusiness.

Francis W. Kittinger Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts (minimum of $2,000) for students in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences from Hamilton County or counties adjacent to Hamilton. Funding from the estate of Mr. Kittinger, who was a long-time extension advisor in Hamilton County.
Naomi R. and Freeman A. Koehler Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship awarded to a junior or senior majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Award based on a strong academic record and demonstrated evidence of leadership by participation in the student organizations within the field.
Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Scholarship

Scholarship is available to undergraduate students of all majors in FSHN, however, preference is given to under-represented minorities. Headquartered in Illinois, Kraft provides industry leadership as the most elite food company in the country.

Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Scholarship

Scholarship is available to undergraduate students of all majors in FSHN, however, preference is given to under-represented minorities. Headquartered in Illinois, Kraft provides industry leadership as the most elite food company in the country.

Myrtle Kunkle-Andersen *
Freshmen in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences with financial need and promise of making a contribution to agriculture in Illinois. At least one-third of annual income shall be awarded to student or students from Marshall and Putnam Counties. Balance may be awarded to students residing elsewhere in Illinois. Varying amounts.
Glenna Lamkin Scholarship
Varying number of scholarships provided in the estate of Glenna Lamkin, a Foods and Nutrition faculty member and Extension Specialist in the College of Agriculture from 1930-1969. Scholarships available to undergraduate students enrolled in one of the following: Consumer Economics and Finance, Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management.
A.L. Lang Scholarship

Junior or senior standing, academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to professional career in plant sciences.

Margaret Lang Estate Scholarship
One $500 award to a junior or senior in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
Frank B. Lanham Award
Available to a freshman or transfer student in Agricultural Engineering. Emphasize promising leadership qualities and capabilities, scholastic achievements and potential success in pursuing a career in agricultural engineering.
Joseph Lawitz Scholarship Fund
One or more scholarships made available through the estate of Mr. Lawitz for College of ACES students with financial need.
E.W. Lehman Senior Award

Presented to senior students in Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Technical Systems Management based on excellence of scholarship, personal qualities and professional activity. Preference is given to students who missed out on other recognition. Additional criteria - need (particularly for those who work), determination, improvement since freshmen year, activities (but not service to the student branch), scholarship (but not necessarily high GPA), and any adversities that may have been overcome.

Merle E. Lesage Scholarship

The family, friends, and colleagues of Merle E. LeSage have created an endowment fund to provide a scholarship to undergraduates in the College of ACES. Preference for scholarship recipients goes to Animal Sciences students who have been members of the livestock and/or meat evaluation teams and to transfer students with experience in judging at the community college level.

Carl Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund
One $500 annual award in memory of Mr. Lewis who was a high school agriculture teacher for a total of 38 years in Cornell, Illinois, and later in Hampshire, Illinois. Scholarship established in the estate of his wife, Trude Ruff Lewis.
Liehr Family Scholarship Fund
One or more scholarships to students from Mason or Pike Counties. The scholarship honors Albert Liehr, a 1952 graduate of the College of Agriculture, who taught vocational agriculture for many years, and his career also included being a Superintendent of two different school districts. Funds provided by his son, Dan Liehr, a 1973 graduate of the College of Agriculture.
Ralph Lorenz Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship in memory of Ralph Lorenz, former Professor of Forestry. One $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an NRES major with a strong interest in pursuing a career in forestry. Funding provided by Linda Lorenz.

Frank Ashton Lowis Scholarship
One yearly $500 scholarship to a graduate of a high school in Christian County. Selection based on academic merit, leadership, good citizenship, motivation, and commitment to an agricultural career. Funds in memory of Mr. Lowis, a 1925 graduate who farmed in Christian County (Walnut Lake Farms) for many years.
Richard and Charlotte Lundgren Scholarship

Recipients of these scholarships are upper classmen who have completed 60 or more college hours, have demonstrated academic merit in their studies, and are Animal Sciences majors with goals to be involved in food animal production.

Mamer Scholarship Fund
Scholarship(s) awarded to junior and senior level student(s) majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Priority given to students with interests in household equipment or energy. Funding provided by the Mamer family in honor of four Mamer home economists.
Dale E. and Bernice E. (Smith) Mansperger
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given yearly to student(s) majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Funds provided by Mrs. Mansperger, a Home Economics graduate of the University of Illinois and her husband.
Joseph Markunas Memorial Scholarship Fund *
One or more scholarships of varying amounts awarded to Illinois resident juniors and seniors in the College based on academic merit and financial need and who have an interest in biotechnology and/or water resources and conservation. Funds provided in honor of Mr. Markunas who received degrees in 1937 and 1940 from the College of Agriculture.
Bernard C. Mathews/Mathews Company Award
This is a merit-based scholarship available to an Agricultural Engineering student majoring in Off-Road Equipment Engineering and whose primary interests are in the design/development of farm equipment, including crop dryers. Other criteria include emphasis on high scholastic achievement; leadership potential and need may also be considered.
H. Richard McFarland Scholarship
Two $1,000 awards to students from State of Illinois with farm backgrounds and strong academic and leadership performance.
Ryan Tucker McGinn Memorial Award
Must be a freshman, sophomore or junior in the Technical Systems Management program. Based on demonstrated leadership, service, scholarship, and personal character.
James Bradley McIntyre Memorial Scholarship
One $500 scholarship awarded annually to a College of ACES junior level student (second priority to a senior) from Douglas County (IL). Scholarship in memory of James Bradley (Brad) McIntyre, a student in the College of ACES at the time of his death in 2002.
M.H. McVickar Award

Freshman to senior standing, academic record, character.

Midwest Agriculture Scholarship Foundation
One $500 scholarship funded by the Midwest Agriculture Scholarship Foundation for a student with a career interest in the fertilizer/chemical industry. Funding by members and friends of the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association.
D.A. Miller Scholarship

Sophomore or higher standing, academic merit, demonstrated leadership qualities, demonstrated interest in forages and grassland.

George E. and Mary E. Miller
One or more $1,000 scholarships funded by Mrs. Gretchen Markunas in honor of her parents. Preference for this scholarship is for outstanding juniors and seniors in the College of ACES with demonstrated interest in sustainable agriculture followed by students interested in farm management careers.
Herbert and Regina Krantz Moede *
One or more scholarships awarded to sophomore, junior and senior level students , who were born in Illinois, graduated from an Illinois High school, and who are current residents of the State of Illinois. Recipients must be employed at least 15 hours a week during the school year, and have a grade point average in the 2.0 - 2. 99 (A=4.0) range. Preference is also given to students who are currently participating in the ROTC program. Funds provided by the late Herbert Moede who received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Illinois, and who worked as an Economist with the United States Department of Agriculture.
Hugh P. Morrison
One $7,000 scholarship given to a senior with a strong academic record, evidence of leadership, and a demonstrated commitment to agriculture. Funded by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. in honor of Mr. Morrison, who served as president of Pioneer Corn Company of Illinois from 1937-1971.
Eilene Nolan Morton Memorial Scholarship *
One $1,500 scholarship available to students with financial need from a rural area of Illinois and active in the Illinois 4-H program. First preference to a student from Christian County. Funds provided by Kim Ann Morton and family in honor of her mother who spent her life in Taylorville, Illinois as a mother, homemaker, and farm owner.
Eugene G. Mosbacher Scholarship Fund
Merit based scholarships of varying amounts given to students, with first preference given to those from McLean County. Funds provided from Mr. Mosbacher, who was an Extension Service farm advisor in McLean County for 38 years.
Orville O. Mowery Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amount given yearly to students from Macoupin County. Second preference is to students from Alexander, Pulaski, or Union counties, with fourth preference to students from Montgomery County. Funding from Mr. Mowery, a former Macoupin County Cooperative Extension Service adviser.
Allan and Gloria Mueller Farm Businss Management Scholarship Fund

$3000 scholarships awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors in Agribusiness, Farm Management or Financial Planning.

Allan G. and Gloria F. Mueller Farm Business Management Scholarship Fund
One or more $3,000 scholarships awarded to sophomore, junior or senior level students enrolled in the Agricultural Business, Farm and Financial Management major (Dept of ACE) or in an Animal Sciences, or Crop Sciences production study option. Recipients shall be from an operating family farm where net farm income is the primary source of family income, and have a minimum 2.75 grade point average. Funds provided by Allan Mueller who received three degrees from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture and taught Agricultural Economics courses at the University of Illinois from 1945 until his retirement in 1985. His wife Gloria, a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, did significant volunteer work in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Herbert Mumford and Mildred Goold Scholarship Fund
W. Delmer and Beulah Murphy Memorial Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship awarded to an entering freshman, with preference given to a student graduating from Bement High School, second preference to students from Piatt County, otherwise to another deserving incoming freshman from Illinois.
William P. Myers Scholarship

Awarded to students in the Hospitality Management option in FSHN. Recipients selected on financial need first, then academic performance, recommendation from HM advising coordinator, evidence of hospitality-related work experience with letter of recommendation from employer or practical work experience on file, involvement with HM Association, including career goals and interest in the Hospitality Management industry. This scholarship was established by William P. Myers, president of Franchise Management Systems, Inc., Champaign.

William P. Myers Scholarship

Awarded to students in the Hospitality Management option in FSHN. Recipients selected on financial need first, then academic performance, recommendation from HM advising coordinator, evidence of hospitality-related work experience with letter of recommendation from employer or practical work experience on file, involvement with HM Association, including career goals and interest in the Hospitality Management industry. This scholarship was established by William P. Myers, president of Franchise Management Systems, Inc., Champaign.

National Restaurant Association

Several awards are given annually to students who have demonstrated commitment to both a post-secondary foodservice education and a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry. For more information about the scholarship and/or to apply on-line visit their web-site at http://www.nraef.org/scholarships/highschool/.

National Starch and Chemical Company Scholarship

Available to sophomores and juniors in food science.

National Starch and Chemical Company Scholarship

Available to sophomores and juniors in food science.

A.L. Neumann Transfer Student Scholarship

Dr. A. L. Neumann and his wife, Lorena, made a gift to the University of Illinois Foundation to provide an annual scholarship to a student(s) who transfers from a community college to the Animal Sciences curriculum at the University of Illinois.  Any transfer student enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences who has completed at least one semester at the University of Illinois may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will be based upon scholarship (25%), need (25%), and potential leadership in the animal industry (50%).

Daniel and Edna Nies Memorial Scholarship
One or more $1,000 scholarships available to sophomore, junior, or seniors majoring in Crop Sciences or Animal Sciences with an interest in production agriculture from St. Clair County, or from adjacent counties. Funds provided by Joyce I. Nies, an alumna of the College of ACES in memory of her parents who farmed in St. Clair County for many years.
Joyce I. Nies Scholarship in Human Development and Family Studies

The Joyce I. Nies Scholarship in Human Development and Family Studies each year awards $1,500 to $2,500 each to two HDFS students. These scholarships result from a generous gift to the University by Dr. Joyce I. Nies, a native of St. Clair County who received her B.S. in vocational home economics, her M.S. in child development, and her Ph.D in education from the University of Illinois. HDFS students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4 who will have completed at least 60 hours of credit by the end of the spring semester are eligible to apply. Applications are available each April from the HCD Advising Coordinator in 133 Bevier Hall.

Northern Illinois Horticulture Association Scholarship
Horticulture major, with preference to residents of Cook, DuPage and Lake counties.
O'Dell Graduate Soil Science Scholarship

The Odell Scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding graduate student whose research is related to soil science, among students of similar ability. Recipients of the Odell Graduate Scholarship in Soil Science must have successfully completed at least one and preferably more semesters of graduate work at the University of Illinois. They must also have demonstrated superior academic ability and the potential for productive research in a discipline involving the study of soils. The same student may receive the Odell Scholarship for more than one year. One $1000 award is available.

George W. Obernagel Scholarship
One scholarship awarded to a student with specific career interests in production agriculture or beef cattle production. Funds provided by Mr. Obernagel, a southern Illinois trust officer and farm manager who has devoted considerable time to numerous volunteer activities related to agriculture and his community.
Off-Campus Transfer Student Scholarship
Approximately 20 - $500 to $1,000 scholarships awarded to first time transfer students enrolling from off-campus institutions. Funding through the O.S. Carman fund.
Outstanding Senior Award
Given to students who show outstanding scholarship and promise for future professional leadership.
Ted Peck Scholarship

Academic merit, junior or senior standing, interest in grain production, soil fertility management and crop nutrition.

Daniel E. and Joan Pfister Scholarship

Academic merit, demonstrated leadership, preference to resident of Woodford, McLean, or Livingston Counties.

John D. Phillips Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given annually to College of ACES students. Preference to students from Tazewell County.
Marion Piper Memorial Scholarship
One or more yearly scholarships awarded to students in one of the following programs of study: Consumer Economics and Finance; Dietetics; Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Funds made available from the estate of Marion Piper, a graduate of the University of Illinois in Home Economics and a former home economics advisor for the University of Illinois Extension Service.
Richard and Emily Pryor Scholarship

Horticulture major with high moral character, who demonstrates a commitment to the profession for which they are preparing. Funded by Marjorie Pryor Grein in honor of her parents.

Bryan Reardon and Bryan Reardon, Jr., Scholarship *
One or more $500 awards to students with senior standing, scholarship, leadership, financial need, and evidence of interest and preparation in some phase of soil building.
Reinbold-Hussong Scholarship

Outstanding FSHN undergraduates majoring in food science, who demonstrate excellence and leadership in the area of food microbiology, should apply. This scholarship is in memory of Dr. George W. Reinbold, Jr. and in honor of Professor Ralph V. Hussong, both major influencers in the food technology industry.

Reinbold-Hussong Scholarship

Outstanding FSHN undergraduates majoring in food science, who demonstrate excellence and leadership in the area of food microbiology, should apply. This scholarship is in memory of Dr. George W. Reinbold, Jr. and in honor of Professor Ralph V. Hussong, both major influencers in the food technology industry.

Phil Rincker Award

This award is given in memory of Phil Rincker to a student who has been a member of the Livestock Judging Team and has a strong interest in the food animal production industries. The student should have evidence of good leadership skills. Preference is given to community college transfer students with a strong livestock judging background.

Dale Willard Robb and Arlene Jay Robb Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts given annually to College of ACES students.
Anna Belle Robinson Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amount awarded to students majoring in Consumer and Textile Marketing, who has demonstrated academic achievement. Funding provided by Vernon Piper and his late wife, Marion, in memory of Anna Belle Robinson, a graduate of the University of Illinois, who was a Home Economics Education instructor at the University of Illinois for 20 years.
Walter and Polly Roesch Scholarship *
One or more scholarships awarded each year to entering freshmen, with priority to a student from New Berlin (IL) High School with financial need, strong academic record, and a background/interest in production agriculture. Second priority to other entering freshmen meeting the same criteria from other parts of Sangamon County (IL). Funds provided by Polly Roesch in recognition of the lifetime involvement in, and appreciation for, production agriculture that she and her late husband possessed.
Mabel Wamsley Roney
Two $500 awards annually to students from Coles County. May be renewed for subsequent years if satisfactory degree progress is being made.
Anna Lou Johnston Roth Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts (minimum of $2,000) to students from Christian County (IL). Funds made available to College of ACES students from the estate of Anna Lou Johnston Roth. A native of Taylorville, Mrs. Roth made these funds available in her estate because of the interest she and her husband had for their family farms and in the people of Christian County.
Charlotte Ann Russell Charitable Trust Scholarship
Several awards of varying amounts awarded yearly to College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences students from the "greater Hoopeston, Illinois area" (defined as Vermilion and Iroquois counties).
Orion Samuelson Scholarship in Agriculture
A $1,000 scholarship available based on academic merit and professional promise. Funds provided by friends of Samuelson, past president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, and vice president of WGN-Radio and WGN-TV, Chicago.
Marshall Scott Scholarship in Agribusiness

Scholarships available to students in Agri-Accounting, AgriFinance, Agribusiness Markets and Management, or Farm Management

Marshall Scott Scholarship in Agribusiness
One or more yearly scholarships available to students in the ACE department majoring in AgriAccounting; AgriFinance; Agribusiness, Markets and Management; or Farm Management. Funds received through the estate of Mr. Scott, a 1932 graduate of the College, who taught high school agriculture for several years, and then operated his own business, Scott Associates Advertising Agency, where he provided services to numerous agricultural businesses.
K. Virginia Seidel Scholarship
One or more scholarships of at least $500 to a student majoring in a home economics related field of study. Preference to a student from Marion County with second priority to students from adjacent counties. Funds provided by the late K. Virginia Seidel, a former Home Economics faculty member.
Semsey Family Horticulture Scholarship

Horticulture major with high academic achievement. Funded by a trust established by  Vilma Semsey.

Sleeter Bull Undergraduate Meats Scholarship

Students who have an interest in the livestock and meat industry are encouraged to apply for a monetary scholarship presented in memory of Sleeter Bull.  The scholarship winners will be selected based on scholarship (30%), involvement in the meats and livestock industry (30%), undergraduate activities (particularly those related to meat science) (30%) and community and public service (10%). 

The scholarships are made possible from the proceeds of the annual auction of the Illinois State Fair Champion Ham, Bacon and Processed Beef.

J. Nelson Spaeth and William R. Boggess Graduate Scholarship in Forestry

This scholarship is in honor of two distinguished former heads of the Department of Forestry, J. Nelson Spaeth, and William R. Boggess. This Scholarship recognizes scholarly excellence and research potential in graduate students specializing in any area related to forestry. The scholarship is awarded annually on a competitive basis. One $1,000 award is available.

Robert and Dorothy Spillman Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amount to students in the College of ACES. Funds received from the estate of Mr. Spillman who farmed for many years in Peoria County.
St. Clair County Farm Bureau Scholarship *
One $1,000 yearly award to a student in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences from St. Clair County with demonstrated financial need.
Kenneth A. and Vesta Stark Scholarship Fund
One or more scholarships available each year to College of ACES undergraduate students from the greater Pike County area. Priority given also to other students in the College who do not have access to other scholarship programs because of extenuating circumstances in their life that have caused undue hardship in their overall performance.
Debbie Steck Steele Memorial Scholarship
One $250 scholarship awarded yearly to a College of ACES student from Knox County in memory and in honor of Debbie, a 1977 graduate of the College. Preference to students with a strong record of involvement in student organizations and extra-curricular activities.
Leslie Stice Scholarship

$500 scholarship designated for students interested in grain merchandising.

Leslie F. Stice Scholarship
A $500 scholarship awarded yearly to a junior or senior level student in the Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, with preference given to students with career interests in grain merchandising. Scholarship given in honor of Les Stice, a grain marketing Extension Economist with the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service from 1941-1976.
Louis H. Streitmatter and Arlys Streitmatter Conrad Scholarship in Agriculture
Two scholarships of varying amounts awarded to junior or senior level students with an academic average of 3.0 (A=4.0) or better who plan to engage in farming following the completion of their undergraduate degree. Funds provided by Arlys Conrad in honor of her father and mother.
Swagger Foods Scholarship

Undergraduate students in food science should apply. Swagger Foods supplies the industrial, foodservice and retail markets in the United States and Canada. Tai R. (Terry) Shin received his Master’s in Food Science and his Doctorate in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Shin founded Swagger foods Corporation in 1978.

Swagger Foods Scholarship

Undergraduate students in food science should apply. Swagger Foods supplies the industrial, foodservice and retail markets in the United States and Canada. Tai R. (Terry) Shin received his Master’s in Food Science and his Doctorate in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Shin founded Swagger foods Corporation in 1978.

Gordon and Evelyn Brandt Thomas Scholarship
Two $1,250 scholarships awarded to College of ACES undergraduates who have been 4-H members for at least four years; with preference going to students reared on a Central Illinois farm, or to students/family members who have affiliation with Illi-dell of Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity. Funds made available by Evelyn Brandt Thomas, founder of Brandt Consolidated, Pleasant Plains, Illinois, and widow of Gordon Thomas, in recognition of their successful 50 year business.
Gordon E. and Doris L. Thompson Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts to College of ACES students from Knox or Peoria Counties, with preference given to graduates of Knoxville or Elmwood High Schools. Funds provided by Gordon Thompson, a 1941 graduate of the College of Agriculture, and his wife, Lee, a graduate of Millikin University.
Lola Cremeans Tilly Scholarship
Scholarship(s) awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Dietetics; Human Nutrition; Hospitality Management or Human Development and Family Studies. Selection will be based primarily on academic merit. Funding provided by the late Dr. Lola Tilly of Fairbanks, Alaska. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in home economics at the University of Illinois in 1920 and 1921.
Reid R. Tombaugh Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts for students from Livingston County. The funds are in honor of Reid Tombaugh, a 1926 graduate of the College of Agriculture, who was a farm manager in Pontiac, Illinois for many years. He also served as president of the College of Agriculture Alumni Association from 1962-1969.
Tomlin Scholarship
One or more scholarships of varying amounts (minimum $1,000) available to full-time students in the College of ACES with preference to students from rural areas of Mason County. Funds provided from the estate of Ramona T. Mattson, in honor of five men in her family who attended the U of I College of Agriculture including her father who was in one of the first graduating classes.
Paul H. Tracy Award

Scholarships will be awarded to students of all majors in FSHN. Paul H. Tracy, a specialist in ice cream and milk production technology, earned his Ph.D. in Dairy Science at the University of Illinois in 1930. He was also a professor at the University in dairy manufacturing.

Paul H. Tracy Award

Scholarships will be awarded to students of all majors in FSHN. Paul H. Tracy, a specialist in ice cream and milk production technology, earned his Ph.D. in Dairy Science at the University of Illinois in 1930. He was also a professor at the University in dairy manufacturing.

Stewart L. & Frances Tuckey Scholarship

All undergraduate majors in FSHN should apply. Stewart L. Tuckey worked at the University of Illinois, College of Agriculture for more than 44 years, recognizing that scholarship assistance is necessary to attract and retain outstanding students at the university.

Stewart L. & Frances Tuckey Scholarship

All undergraduate majors in FSHN should apply. Stewart L. Tuckey worked at the University of Illinois, College of Agriculture for more than 44 years, recognizing that scholarship assistance is necessary to attract and retain outstanding students at the university.

U of I Turfgrass Alumni Scholarship
Turfgrass scholarship funded by contributions from U of I alumni.
Orville and Freda Waddell Memorial Scholarship

A Horticulture major who has transferred to U of I. Established by Jim and Shirley Waddell in memory of his parents.

Dorothy Foersterling Waffle and Nathan Waffle Memorial Scholarships
A varying number of scholarships available to students in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences based on academic merit.
Charles S. Walters Award in Forest Products

A $500 yearly scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior with substantial coursework in forestry with a special interest in forest products. This scholarship is sponsored by alumni, friends, and the wood products industry in memory of Dr. C.S. Walters, a 1940 alumnus and distinguished professor of wood technology in the Department of Forestry for 39 years.

Ben Warren Scholarship

Turfgrass scholarship sponsored by Summit Seed.

Robert J. Webb Scholarship
One $500 annual scholarship available to a College of ACES student whose home is in southern Illinois (south of Interstate 70). Fund established in memory of Bob Webb, a graduate of the University of Illinois, who served as superintendent of the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center for over 30 years.
Lun Shin Wei Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a junior in food science and will be renewed for a second year if the recipient maintains a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and submits a FSHN scholarship application. Dr. Lun-Shin Wei, Professor Emeritus in the Department of FSHN, was internationally recognized as a leader in the field of soybean utilization.

Lun Shin Wei Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a junior in food science and will be renewed for a second year if the recipient maintains a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and submits a FSHN scholarship application. Dr. Lun-Shin Wei, Professor Emeritus in the Department of FSHN, was internationally recognized as a leader in the field of soybean utilization.

Rexford J. Weller Scholarship Fund
One or more awards available each year to College of ACES students from Montgomery County from the estate of Rexford Weller, a lifetime resident and farmer within that county.
A. A. Wicklein Memorial Scholarship
One or more $500 scholarships given annually to a student enrolled in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences from Will County in memory of former Will County Extension Adviser, Andy Wicklein. Preference given to students active in Will County 4-H work. Special application available from the Will County 4-H Foundation, 100 Manhattan Road, Joliet, Illinois 60423.
Paul E. and Rose A. Woodson Scholarship

The Paul E. and Rose A. Woodson estate has provided an endowment fund to outstanding junior or senior students enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences.  The Woodson scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement and potential leadership in the animal industry.

Byron and Wilma Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund
One $500 scholarship provided yearly with preference given to College of ACES students from McDonough, Hancock, or Henderson Counties. Funds provided by Kenneth T. and Betty L. Wright in honor of his parents both of whom graduated from the College of Agriculture in 1938.

Also check the College of ACES Academics site for additional scholarships.

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