We are very proud of the support that the community provides for our agricultural students. Please check often for opportunities as they become available.
* Please Note *
Before completing any individual scholarship listed below, you must begin the process of the MJC Scholarship Application which will be available on October 1, 2019 and the deadline will be January 31, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Students please take notice that the donors are getting more stringent with their requirements, so start your extra efforts now! Thank you.
You MUST use your MJC student (my.yosemite.edu) email address. Applications completed with any other address will automatically be disqualified.
April 23, 2019: MJC Agriculture "Last Breakfast" ~ We are continually appreciative of the number of community members that reach out to support our MJC students and equally excited for the students receiving them! Congratulations!
FALL Scholarship Opportunities
Voss-Berryhill Sophomore: Deadline for 2019 has past.. Must have completed a minimum of 24 units to apply.
Good Egg Breakfast: Deadline for 2019 has past. Each year, scholarship recipients are announced and honored at the Good Egg Breakfast in October at the Double Tree Hotel, Modesto, CA.
SPRING/SUMMER Scholarship Opportunities
American AgCredit: (For transfer students!) Due April of each year
Agri-Culture / Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship - Santa Cruz County Residents or within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District: Due February of each year
CA Landscape Contractors Association LEAF Scholarship: Due April of each year
CA Pest Control Assn (CAPCA) Scholarship: Due May of each year
CA Women in Agriculture (CWA) Collegiate Scholarship - Stanislaus County: Due March 15, 2020; must attend Modesto Junior College or CSU Stanislaus
CA Women In Agriculture (CWA) Scholarship - Madera.Fresno - Must reside in Madera or Fresno County: Due March of each year
Career & Technical Scholarships, funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund, awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives wishing to pursue a career or technical education. Approximately 1,020 scholarships up to $2,500 each. Due June 19, 2019!
CSU Stanislaus / CSU Fresno and USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Science Multicultural Scholars Program Due: April of each year
Scholarship award is $6,500 per year (Total award is $13,000) for two years, plus $4,000 stipend for summer internship. As this is different from admission application, apply through the CSU Stanislaus online scholarship application link above
California Farm Bureau: Open between December 1 and February 1 of each year; must be a Collegiate Farm Bureau member
California Wool Growers Association: Due June of each year
Dairy Scholarships: (Local): Due February of each year
Dairy - National Dairy Shrine Scholarship Applications: Due April of each year
DFA Scholarship (Safe Food Alliance): Due February 1 of each year
Friends of the CA State Fair Scholarship Program: Due February of each year
Hilmar Cheese Scholarship: Due March 1 of each year
JCS Plant Science Scholarship: Deadline Spring of each year
Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges - MJC Chapter: Due February of each year
Merced-Mariposa Cattlemen's Association: Due April of each
Modesto Garden Club: Due April of each year
National FFA Scholarships: Due February of each year; open to all former FFA members
NOPHNRSCE & Martha Guerra-Arteaga: Due May of each year
Pacific Egg & Poultry Assn. (PEPA): Due January of each year
Point Community College Scholarship: Due May of each year
San Joaquin Farm Bureau: Fourteen different scholarships, check for eligibility on each one!
Due March 1 of each year
San Joaquin Young Farmers and Ranchers: Due March 1 of each year
Stanislaus County John C. De Boer: Due April of each year
Stanislaus County Farm Bureau: Due April of each year
Lynn Muratore Honorary Soroptimist Horticulture Scholarship: Due March 1 of each year
WinField Careers in Agriculture Scholarship: Due February of each year
Young Farmers Club: Due April of each year
SUMMER Scholarship Opportunity
Voss-Berryhill Freshman Scholarship: (for graduating high school seniors)
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