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.
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.
Dale H. Arner Memorial Scholarship in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Established by friends, former students, and professional associates in honor of Dr. Arner, Professor Emeritus. This scholarship supports wildlife and fisheries students who demonstrate high academic achievement, are active in student organizations, research, and have demonstrated leadership ability.
Delta Pride Catfish Scholarship
Established by Delta Pride Catfish Processors, Inc.; awarded to a junior or senior student in the College of Forest Resources on the basis of interest in a career in the catfish industry, academic record, and need.
Delta Wildlife Annual Scholarship
Funded by Delta Wildlife, a conservation organization striving to improve wildlife habitat and the environment. Students must be permanent residents of Mississippi and reside in one of the following counties: Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Desoto, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tunica, Warren, Washington or Yazoo. Primary consideration will be give to Wildlife and Fisheries students and secondary consideration to Forestry students with a Wildlife Management option. Scholarship is awarded on basis of scholastic achievement, leadership, career specific activities and participation in professional clubs and chapters.
Dr. Joel T. Callahan, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
Established by a generous contribution from Joel T. Callahan, M.D., an outdoor enthusiast and wildlife conservationist. Students must be enrolled as a Wildlife and Fisheries Science major. Scholarship will be awarded on basis of academic achievement, character and leadership ability.
Howard McDuffie Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Howard McDuffie. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Wildlife and Fisheries. Candidates must be in good standing. Preference is given to students whose chosen electives are water quality, resources, and flood control.
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.
Larry E. Homan Scholarship in Forest Resources
Funded by the interest from an endowment established by the Larry E. Homan family, the scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and leadership potential. Preference is given to Fisheries students.
Mark A. Schmoll Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established by family and friends in memory of Mark A. Schmoll, for his passion for wildlife and dedication to the wildlife profession. Candidates must be an undergraduate student in Wildlife Science/Management who shows promise of an outstanding career in the wildlife profession.
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.
Polly Anderson Newsom Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Polly Anderson Newsom by her children; Fred, Polly, Petty, and David; her husband Roy, and many friends. Students from Amite and Pike County are given priority. Priority is also given to students in the Wildlife and Fisheries Department.
Robert Lee "Mr. Bob" Carlton Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Mr. Carlton, this annual award is given to a junior or senior Wildlife or Fisheries Science major based on academic achievement and promise of an outstanding career in the wildlife and fisheries profession.
Scenic Homes-Dr. Richard M. Kaminski Scholarship in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation
Scenic Homes/Kaminski Scholars must be enrolled fulltime in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in wildlife and fisheries science from the College of Forest Resources. An MSU grade-point average of 3.0 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale) and involvement in professional and leadership organizations in their field of study also are required. More information
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.
Wildlife and Fisheries Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Wildlife Management, Marine Resources Management, and/or related degrees in the College of Forest Resources.