College of Forest Resource Scholarship applications for currently enrolled students are due April 1 of each year. Freshmen and new transfer students should complete the Mississippi State University Scholarship Resume online through their Admission application on the MSU web page by December 1. For more information, contact the CFR Office of Academic Affairs at 662.325.9376.
Currently enrolled students must submit a CFR Scholarship Application (one form for all scholarships) to be considered for a departmental scholarship. Awarding and renewal of CFR scholarships are competitive. The application form is available on the current student web site under forms.
Current students who need more information should contact Rachel Singleton.
Bynum L. Meeks Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Bynum L. Meeks. Candidates must be full time juniors or seniors in the Forest Management Option within the Department of Forestry or one of the following options within the Department of Forest Products: Wood Industry Management or Wood Materials Science. Students must have completed the summer field session and be a resident from one of the following counties: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Hinds, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Pike, Walthall, Warren, and Wilkinson.
Clyde Patrick Wade Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of conservationist Clyde Patrick "Pat" Wade by his family. Priority is given to Forestry or Wildlife and Fisheries students who are American citizens and are in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study. Selection is based on academic achievement, character, leadership, and work ethic. Preference will be given to students who have epilepsy or who are affected by other chronic medical conditions.
Colonel Kenneth (K.D.) Johnson and Catherine B. Johnson Endowed Scholarship Fund
Funded by Colonel Kenneth (K.D.) Johnson and Catherine B. Johnson, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the Forestry major who has demonstrated acceptable academic achievement and shows promise of an outstanding career in the forestry area. Applicants with financial need will be considered over other qualified students.
Davis and Ann Mortensen Endowed Scholarship in Forest Resources
Established in December of 1999 by a generous contribution from Mr. and Mrs. Davis K. Mortensen. Candidates must have a composite ACT score of 26, have records of academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership skills.
Forestry Suppliers, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Originally established as an annual scholarship by the company founder, James W. (Jim) Craig, this award is given to students who show promise of success in the forestry profession. Candidates must be full time students in their junior or senior year of study, and demonstrate academic achievement.
Frank Troskey Annual Scholarship in Forestry
Established by Philip A. Troskey and his wife Elizabeth in honor of his father Frank Troskey. Candidates must be full time students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year, be enrolled in the Forestry major, and demonstrate acceptable academic achievement, and show promise of an outstanding career in forestry.
Garden Clubs of Mississippi Scholarship
Funded by The Garden Clubs of Mississippi for a student majoring in Forestry. Selection is based on both need and academic achievement.
Hugo Wahlstab Scholarship in the College of Forest Resources
Established in memory of Hugo Wahlstab. Candidates must be full time students enrolled in the College of Forest Resources in the Department of Forestry. Applicants must have demonstrated academic achievement and leadership ability, and must be of good moral character.
Ike Shoemake Memorial Scholarship
Funded by funds from family and friends of Mr. Hilton H. "Ike" Shoemake. Awarded to a junior or senior student enrolled in the Forestry major with Wildlife Management option or in the Fisheries option.
John W. Starr, Sr. and Caroline B. Starr Memorial Scholarship in Forest Management
Established in memory of John W. and Caroline B. Starr, the scholarships are awarded to junior and senior students enrolled in Forest Management on the basis of merit and academic record.
Kevin Nolan Summer Field Session (Summer Camp) Annual Scholarship
Established by Kevin Nolan to assist a full time student majoring in Forestry while attending the summer field session. Candidates must have demonstrated academic achievement, show promise in an outstanding career in Forestry, and must have demonstrated financial need.
Larry B. Aycock Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Larry B. Aycock II, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior or senior in Forestry. Selection is based on academic achievement, character, and leadership ability.
Leo W. Seal, Sr. Memorial Forestry Scholarship
In memory of Leo W. Seal, this scholarship is given to a student residing in Hancock, Harrison, Pearl or Stone Counties, Mississippi. The award is given to a sophomore, junior, or senior in the College of Forest Resources. Academic achievement, financial need, and personal character are factors considered in the selecting of recipients.
Mississippi Lumber Manufacturers' Association (MLMA) John L. Mabry Memorial Annual Scholarships
Mississippi Lumber Manufacturer's Association (MLMA) provides two scholarships in memory of John L. Mabry. These scholarships are awarded to one Forestry Management major and one Forest Products major with an emphasis on the forest products industry each year. Candidates must be full time students, have demonstrated academic achievement, be of good moral character, and have demonstrated leadership ability and financial need.
Mississippi Wildlife Federation Scholarship
Awarded to a full time Wildlife and Fisheries major or a Forestry Wildlife Management Option major with a 3.00 grade point average on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
Roy L. Pugh Memorial Scholarship
Supported by income from an endowment from Mr. and Mrs. Eugene R. Andrzejewski. Awarded to a student majoring in Forestry.
Sharp Academic Merit Scholarship
Established through an endowment by the Kate Sharp family of Tishomingo County. Entering freshmen with an exceptional ACT or SAT score and an exceptional high school academic record are invited to apply for these scholarships. Awards are up to $12,000 for a four year program of study. The scholarships are limited to students enrolled in the Department of Forestry.
Susan Jordan Endowed Scholarship
Established by family and friends in memory of Susan Jordan for her dedication and long-time service to the students in the College of Forest Resources. This scholarship is awarded to a Forestry student who demonstrates involvement and leadership in student organizations within the College of Forest Resources, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement.
Tenneco Packaging Company Forestry Scholarship
Supported by income from a gift of stock from the Tenneco Packaging Company; awarded to a student enrolled in Forestry. Selection criteria include academic achievements and personal characteristics which indicate promise of success in the profession of forestry.
Terry and Anne Ozier Endowed Scholarship
Established by contributions from the Mississippi Forestry Association and the Ozier family. This scholarship is in memory of Anne Ozier and Dr. Terry Ozier. Candidates must be full time students in their sophomore year, enrolled in the Department of Forestry, and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability, and financial need.
Washington County Conservation League Scholarship
Funded by the Washington County Conservation League of Greenville, Mississippi; awarded to an outstanding junior or senior majoring in Forestry with a Wildlife Management option or in Fishery management. Selection criteria include academic standing student citizenship, professional promise, and financial need.