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Undergraduate Scholarships

Animal Sciences departmental scholarships are provided through endowments and private donors in support of animal sciences students who exhibit exceptional scholarship, leadership, and professional promise in the animal industry. The criteria for scholarship recognition in the Department of Animal Sciences are laid out by the scholarship donors. If your experience, accomplishments and/or career interests do not qualify you for any of these animal science scholarships, please apply for one or more of the 450+ CALS scholarships.

The next cycle of scholarships will open in Spring 2023.

Contact:

Dr. Saundra H. TenBroeck
UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences
100C Animal Science Building 459
PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910

ANS Scholarship List and Descriptions

  • Cecil Webb Scholarship

    Animal Sciences student who exhibits academic strength and leadership.

    Category: General ANS

  • Gwen and Tony J. Cunha Scholarship

    Students who exhibit scholarship, leadership and professional promise in animal agriculture.

    Category: General ANS

  • Koger-Warnick Scholarship

    Student in the Department of Animal Sciences demonstrating leadership, scholarship and professional promise.

    Category: General ANS

  • James Hollis Tillman Scholarship

    Animal Sciences student demonstrating scholarship and an interest in animal agriculture with preferences given to working students.

    Category: General ANS; Need

  • Jo Ann Smith Scholarship

    Animal Science student who demonstrates leadership, scholarship and professional promise in the beef cattle industry.

    Category: General ANS; Beef

  • Anita Lee Childs Scholarship/Fellowship

    Animal Science student with demonstrated interest in the beef industry.

    Category: General ANS; Beef

  • Ray Kempfer Memorial Scholarship

    Students who show professional promise, leadership, and dedication to the beef industry. Preference given to students active in the Block & Bridle Club, FCW and/or FCA.

    Category: General ANS; Beef

  • Florida Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship

    Student with demonstrated leadership and professional promise in the beef industry. Block & Bridle Club, FCA and/or judging team participation desireable.

    Category: General ANS; Beef

  • Florida Cattlewomen’s Association Scholarship

    Animal Sciences student with interest in beef cattle production and marketing, leadership, and scholarship and an active member of FCW.

    Category: General ANS; Beef

  • Raymond B. Becker Scholarship

    Animal Sciences students with demonstrated interest in the dairy industry. Support may be in the form of academic or travel scholarships.

    Category: General ANS; Dairy

  • Elroy L. Decker Scholarship

    Florida residents demonstrating need, enrolled in Dairy Science classes, and maintaining a B average.

    Category: General ANS; Dairy

  • C. W. Reaves 4-H Dairy Scholarship

    Student(s) pursuing Dairy Science classes in the Department of Animal Science who were Florida 4-H Club members prior to enrolling at UF and participated in noteworthy 4-H Dairy work.

    Category: General ANS; Dairy; 4H

  • Woody and Clare Asbury Scholarship

    ANS student most likely to excel in the art and science of equine practice. The selectee is expected to demonstrate exceptional horsemanship, excellent interpersonal communication skills, an understanding and appreciation for practical approaches to clinical problem solving, and a genuine interest in promoting the broad spectrum of equine health.

    Category: General ANS; Equine

  • Mark Schuffitt Memorial Scholarship

    Student with a strong record of service, professional promise, and an interest in 4-H and extension work as a future career path.

    Category: General ANS; Extension; 4H; Block & Bridle

  • Florida International Agricultural Trade Council Scholarship

    Animal Science student with demonstrated scholarship and interest in international animal agriculture.

    Category: General ANS; International

  • Don Wakeman Scholarship

    Student with professional leadership and scholarship, with activities in 4-H, FFA or a livestock association. Preference to studnts involved in judging activities.

    Category: General ANS; Judging

  • Susan Brown Memorial Scholarship

    Lower division and/or transfer animal sciences students with former 4-H, FFA and/or junior breed association membership. Preference given to students involved in judging activities.

    Category: General ANS; Judging

  • Floyd "Sonny" Tillman Scholarship

    Animal Sciences student with scholarship and leadership potential with an interest in the safety and processing of meat and poultry.

    Category: General ANS; Meats

  • Animal Sciences Student Excellence Scholarship

    Animal Sciences students with a demonstrated interest in pursuit of meat sciences through course work and/or participation on a meats judging or evaluation team.

    Category: General ANS; Meats

  • Baldwin Family Scholarship

    Student in Animal Sciences with demonstrated scholarship, leadership and interest in the meats industry. Working students preferred.

    Category: General ANS; Meats

  • Lee & Lorraine McDowell Scholarship

    Animal Sciences student who demonstrates scholarship, leadership, and professional promise.

    Category: General ANS; Nutrition

  • Florida Feed Association Scholarship

    Animal Sciences undergraduate and graduate students who show leadership, service, & professional promise and a desire to work in some aspect of the livestock feed industry. Participation in the summer Florida Feed Association convention is covered in addition to the scholarship.

    Category: General ANS; Nutrition