University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Honors, Awards, Scholarships

Awards, scholarships, and grants that Plant and Soil Science students may apply for:

Other College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Awards

PSS students may also apply for other CALS awards that they are eligible for. Awards include FUSE (Fund for Undergraduate Student Excellence) Grant for Co-Curricular Activities and the Honor's Program.

Plant and Soil Science Honor's Day

Each spring PSS recognizes outstanding students with an Honor's Day Ceremony. Students in Plant and Soil Science may apply for the following awards and scholarships, as well as College-wide awards:

Agronomy, Soils, and Sustainable Agriculture Senior Recognition Award

This award is presented by the Department of Plant and Soil Science to an outstanding student with an interest in agronomy, soils, or sustainable agriculture.

American Society for Horticultural Science Collegiate Scholars Award

This award is presented to student(s) who are in the top 15% of their junior or senior class and are active in campus organizations, clubs, and/or provide service to their department.

W.H. Darrow Horticulture Prize

This award is presented to an outstanding junior or senior in recognition of superior performance in horticultural science.

Lewis Ralph Jones Award

This award is given to a student in recognition of academic excellence in the plant sciences. This decision is divided between Plant & Soil Science, Forestry, and Plant Biology.

James E. Ludlow Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in memory of James Ludlow, class of 1987, to provide scholarship awards to deserving students with preference to those studying horticulture.

Seymour Horticulture Prize

This award was established by William W. Seymore in memory of his father, Henry F. Seymour; class of 1835. The award is presented to a student who has conducted original horticultural research.

Plant and Soil Science Teaching Assistant Award

This award is presented to an outstanding student exhibiting excellence in the classroom as an undergraduate teaching assistant.

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