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Department of Plant Science

Funding Opportunities

Student Celaya Finke working on research in the nursery.


Research assistantships and/or hourly work are provided by individual faculty possessing research grants in specific areas—students are encouraged to contact Ph.D. faculty working in their area of interest

Smaller scholarships are also available from:

*Please note that due to the source of funding, international students may not be eligible for some of these awards.

Non-resident tuition waiver units are available on a limited basis. Correspond with the Plant Science Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Sharon Benes ( regarding tuition waivers.  

Some additional scholarships are made available to graduate students through our Scholarship office. By filling out a single application you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible at: Numerous professional societies also offer small scholarships.  This information is circulated via email from the Department of Plant Science.