Graduate Student Awards

Important Dates

Applications open: December 5, 2023
Application deadline: January 21, 2024
Nomination deadline: January 21, 2024
Deadline for letters of recommendation: January 31, 2024
Award decisions and notifications will be completed by May 1, 2024

Monsanto Fellowship Program

The Monsanto Fellowship was endowed through a generous gift from the Monsanto Corporation. This fellowship is available to outstanding UC Davis College of Biological Sciences graduate students preparing for careers in agricultural biotechnology. To be eligible, applicants shall have declared the intention to pursue a career in agricultural biotechnology. Students must be in good academic standing and are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be full-time registered graduate students in one of the eight Biological Sciences graduate groups.

Anticipated award(s): 1-2
Maximum award amount: $3,000

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