Skip to main content


We value the importance of high-impact, hands-on education and want to help you achieve your goals through scholarships and grants. From the college to the department level, we offer merit and need-based scholarships to help you pursue your passions.

Students in Jordan Hall - Scholarships - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Because of generous support from our alumni, friends and industry partners, the College of Natural Resources offer scholarships for both prospective and current students at the college and department levels. To apply for scholarships with the College of Natural Resources, visit New students should apply as soon as they are admitted.

Students who do not receive departmental scholarships are eligible for college-wide scholarships, which typically range from $500-$2,500.

Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants

Study Abroad scholarships and travel grants are available to supplement student funds on faculty-led trips. They typically range from $100 to $500 and are distributed in the spring for spring break and summer trips. To apply for a College of Natural Resources travel grant you must apply through the NC State study abroad office.

Additional funding options for international travel is available through  international scholarships and grants, researching outside scholarships and exploring personal fundraising avenues.

Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund

The College of Natural Resources Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund was created to enhance the academic and co-curricular experience of undergraduate students in the college. The purpose of the fund is two-fold: provide direct funding to students, and provide extra and co-curricular programming within CNR.

CNR Short-Term Loan Program

CNR also has a short-term loan program due to a generous donation of a former dean, Prof. Bob Brown. Amounts of the loan may vary depending on the request, and repayment terms can be set to be between 30-90 days. Disbursement will be made by the NC State Cashiers Office within 1 business day of processing. For details on how to apply, please email

$950,000 in scholarships

Our students pursue their passions with support from annual scholarships.

Support Future Students

If you would like to invest in future natural resources professionals by establishing a new scholarship or contributing to the support of an existing scholarship, please visit our Support page for more information.