The majority of our students are supported for the duration of their M.S. or Ph.D. programs by research assistantships, University fellowships, by faculty grants. Financial assistance for graduate students is available from many sources.
Incoming and continuing students are encouraged to consider applying for fellowships, grants, or awards.
The College of Agricultural Sciences offers travel awards three times per year to encourage and to assist presentation of student research findings at national and international professional meetings.
A listing of Funding, grants and internships that are available to College of Ag Sceinces graduate students
Historically the funding rate for the Doctoral Competitive Grants program is 25-35%. The program serves as professional development for all Ag Sci graduate students and as a funding mechanism for dissertation research conducted by Ag Sci doctoral candidates.
Several awards are available to graduate students in our program. Recipients of these awards are selected by the department's Awards Committee. Awards are presented from available funds to qualifying graduate students.
Financial opportunities for graduate students also include hourly employment, assistantships, fellowships, and loans.