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    Frank D. Keim Graduate Fellowship

    Offered by American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 1, 2024
    2 awards worth


    Grade level

    College Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an undergraduate student member of ASA (American Society of Agronomy), CSSA (Crop Science Society of America), or SSSA (Soil Science Society of America) who has been accepted to a graduate program in agronomy or a related field? If so, the Frank D. Keim Graduate Fellowship may be a great opportunity for you! The Frank D. Keim Graduate Fellowship, established to honor the unparalleled academic advising of the late Frank D. Keim, annually awards $2,000 to two (2) undergraduate student members (ASA, CSSA, or SSSA) who have been selected by their department for this year’s National Student Recognition Program as an “Outstanding Senior”. Interested students may also self-nominate for the fellowship. All applicants must also have been accepted for a graduate study program in agronomy or related field and intend to complete a graduate degree(s).

    If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America

    The Soil Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, and Crop Science Society of America share a working relationship as they share common interests. Each organization is autonomous with its own bylaws and governing boards of directors.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Senior

    Academic Interest



    Applicants must be (1) undergraduate student members of ASA, CSSA, or SSSA and (2) have been accepted to a graduate study program in agronomy or related field.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.


    Resume or CV

    Two letters of recommendation

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