Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Friday, March 19, 2021

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Scholarship Description

The J. Fielding Reed Scholarship was established in recognition of Dr. Reed’s life-long commitment to advancing the knowledge of agriculture through his work in soil science and natural resources, and his passion for educating students. Funds for the scholarship are made available through the Agronomic Science Foundation and administered by the American Society of Agronomy. The purpose of this scholarship is to honor an outstanding undergraduate senior pursuing a career in soil or plant sciences.

Criteria for Eligibility


  1. Members of this ASA Awards Committee and the ASA Board of Directors are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. The nominee will be an undergraduate student member (ASA, CSSA, or SSSA), pursuing a career in the plant or soil sciences, and graduating sometime this calendar year.
  3. The nominee will have earned a 3.0, or above, cumulative grade point average at the time that the application is submitted.
  4. Nominees will have participated in community and campus leadership activities, specifically in agriculture.
  5. This award allows self-nominations.
  6. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.

Scholarship Categories
Horticulture | Natural Resources and Environmental Science | Sustainable Agriculture | Undergraduate