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Department of Plant Science

Funding Opportunities

Student Celaya Finke working on research in the nursery.

Assistantships

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 http://www.fresnostate.edu/jcast/plantsci/faculty-staff/

Smaller scholarships are also available from our Division of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS). These include the:

  • President’s Graduate Scholars Fellowship
  • Graduate Equity Fellowship
  • Robert and Norma Craig Graduate Scholarship
  • Graduate Research Activity Support Award and Travel Grants (for students already in the program)

 

 

 

Non-resident tuition waiver units are available on a limited basis. Correspond with the Plant Science Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Sharon Benes (sbenes@csufresno.edu) 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.  http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/financialaid/scholarships/index.html. Numerous professional societies also offer small scholarships.  This information is circulated via email from the Department of Plant Science.