The scholarships administered by the Department of Poultry Science range from $1000 per year to $5,000 per year. All recipients of scholarships administered by the Department of Poultry Science must be majoring in poultry science and maintain a 2.5 grade point ratio.
Incoming freshman and external transfer students may apply for scholarships offered through the Poultry Science Department by using the the scholarship application found on the Apply Texas website.Current TAMU Poultry Science students – the application process is being updated at this time. Information on this application will be posted as soon as the update is complete.
Texas Allied Poultry Association Student Assistance Program:
TAPA applications should be submitted to Allison Moore by September 15
For more information about available scholarships, please contact:
Poultry Science Dept
Texas A&M University
Kleberg Center, Rm 101
College Station, Texas 77843-2472
Poultry Science Department Scholarships and Fellowships:
Delvin & Marye Barrett Scholarship – Undergraduate and Graduate
Endowed by Mr. and Mrs. Barrett. Mr. Delvin Barrett, (‘50) spent his life building Feather Crest Farms, Inc., serving Texas A&M University and the agricultural industries of Texas and the nation, ensuring the future of agricultural higher education.
Herb Chafin Scholarship Endowment in Poultry Science – Undergraduate
Established by Herb Chafin in recognition of Departmental contributions to the Houston and San Antonio turkey shows. Chafin Industries furnished the turkeys for these shows for several years.
C. R. Creger Endowed Scholarship in Poultry Science – Undergraduate
Dr. Creger joined the Department Faculty in 1962 and later served as Department Head, Executive Associate Dean, and Associated Vice-Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. He has always held the best interest of students foremost in his career and continues to support student success with this endowment.
Leo and Edna Fuchs Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Established by the Monroe Fuchs family. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Fuchs were the founders of Ideal Hatchery in Cameron, TX,. Monroe Fuchs (‘56) and family continue to operate Ideal Poultry Breeding Farms.
Monroe H. Fuchs ’56 Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by the family of Monroe Fuchs ‘ 56, who still operate the Ideal Poultry Breeding Farms in Cameron, Texas. Monroe is still very active by improving and creating new lines of birds through his extensive knowledge of genetics and breeding.
Susan W. ’85 and Gary M. Fuchs ’78 Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by the Fuchs Family and Ideal Poultry in honor of Susan W. ’85 and Gary M. Fuchs ’78. Gary serves as president of Ideal Poultry which is the nation’s largest supplier of backyard poultry.
Janet Lynn Greer Memorial Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by Mrs. Carolyn Wallace in honor of her daughter Janet Greer (‘90), who was a graduate student in the department.
Pamela S. Hargis Memorial – Undergraduate
Established in memory of Dr. Pamela Hargis by Dr. Billy Hargis and contributions from friends and colleagues. Dr. Pamela Hargis was a faculty member in poultry nutrition and Interim Department Head.
Hubbard Farms – Undergraduate
Awarded by the Hubbard Charitable Foundation to one student in Poultry Science in the top 10% of their class.
R. E. Janes Memorial – Undergraduate and Graduate
R. E. Janes owned and operated Janes Bar-Nothing Turkey Ranch near Austin, Texas.
F. W. Kazmeier Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by the family of F. W. Kazmeier. In 1912, Mr. Kazmeier became the first poultry instructor at Texas A&M College. He was also head of the Poultry Extension Department for 8 years. After his retirement from Texas A&M, Mr. Kazmeier was the owner and operator of Kazmeier Hatchery in Bryan, TX and numerous poultry farms in the Brazos Valley.
W. F. and Ruth Krueger Scholarship – Undergraduate
W. F. Krueger (‘43) joined Texas A&M as a faculty member in 1953, and served as Department head from 1972 and 1982. His many research accomplishments have had profound impacts on the discipline and industry. Both Dr. and Mrs. Krueger also touched the lives of countless students throughout their many years of teaching. They generously created this scholarship to continue their legacy into the future.
Bob and Margaret Palm COADC Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Established by Bob Palm. (‘65) and Margaret Palm. Bob Palm is Vice President of Pilgrim’s Pride and is in charge of the Lufkin and Nacogdoches Pilgrim’s operations. He is also former chairman of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Development Council (COADC).
Ray Price Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by Ray Price to be awarded to undergraduate students. Mr. Price was a long time Texas poultry breeder.
Henry and Jean Prochazka Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by Henry (‘53) and Jean Prochazka. Henry Prochazka has been in the Texas laying hen industry for many years.
Cecil B. Ryan Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate
Endowed by family and friends upon Dr. Ryan’s retirement from the Department as a professor and judging team coach. Awarded to freshmen entering the Department of Poultry Science based on high school accomplishments and grades. Selected by Poultry Science Club officers.
Grady Scroggins Memorial Scholarship – Undergraduate and Graduate
Mr. Scroggins (‘50) was the Farm Manager for the Janes Bar-Nothing Turkey Ranch near Austin, Texas. He continued to work for Plantation Food when they bought Mr. Janes’ turkey operation.
Texas Broiler Council Scholarships – Undergraduate
Endowed in appreciation for Departmental assistance with the Houston Livestock Show and San Antonio Livestock Show programs.
Texas Allied Poultry Association Scholarships – Undergraduate
Undergraduate students selected by the Texas Allied Poultry Association
Jimmy Singleton Memorial Scholarship – undergraduate student from poultry industry family
Jake Jacobs Memorial Scholarship – undergraduate student from poultry industry family
James and Velma Couch Research Endowment – Undergraduate and Graduate
U. S. Poultry and Egg Foundation – Undergraduate and Graduate
James W. Lee Memorial Endowed Scholarship – Graduate
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Graduate Endowed Fellowship
Texas Broiler Council Endowed Graduate Fellowship
Pamela Hargis/Plantation Foods Graduate Fellowship