Welcome Prospective Students!
Interested in a career that combines agriculture, education and communication?
Perhaps you want to be an agriculture teacher, youth specialist or marketing manager.
A degree in agricultural education from the Collage of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) will help you develop a solid background in leadership and teaching so you can succeed in your chosen career.
Undergraduate Opportunity: FFA Scholarships
There are two FFA scholarships offered to entering freshmen that are administered through the department of agricultural education.
You can apply to both scholarships using a single application. The application deadline is May 1.
Details on the FFA Scholarships:
- Curators Interscholastic Events Scholarships are awarded to entering freshmen who are winners of high ratings in state agriculture/FFA Career Development Events and who rank in the upper third of their graduating class.
- Orscheln Farm and Home Supply Inc. Scholarships are awarded to entering freshmen who have been four-year members of FFA, have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability and have excelled scholastically. Preference will be given to applicants who live in areas served by Orscheln Farm and Home stores.
CAFNR offers you one of the strongest scholarship programs at MU.
Each year, CAFNR awards more than $750,000 in scholarships; more than half of which is awarded to incoming freshmen.
Find out about housing and Sponsored Learning Communities and Freshman Interest Groups (FIGS).