About Funded PhD in Agronomy
Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, offers a fully financed PhD in Agronomy program.
Most students enrolled in a graduate-level Agronomy program receive financial assistance and are assigned to a half-time graduate research assistantship.
When pursuing a Ph.D., students appointed to a half-time assistantship currently receive $30,436 per year.
Funded PhD in Agronomy Requirements
1. Graduates from colleges and universities in the United States
a. A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
b. Undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field equivalent to that acquired by a graduate of Kansas State University, or evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program, and
c. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of coursework. This GPA is based only on courses graded on a multi-level scale, usually A, B, C, D, F.
2. Graduates of foreign colleges and universities
All international students admitted to the Graduate School must demonstrate the same level of achievement as U.S. students.
That is, they must hold a degree from an established institution comparable to a college or university in the United States, have an outstanding undergraduate record, have the demonstrated ability to do graduate work, and provide evidence of language proficiency sufficient for the pursuit of a graduate degree.
3. English proficiency requirements
The Graduate School requires each applicant whose native language is not English to demonstrate competence in English language by achieving a satisfactory score (defined below) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) or Pearson Test of English (PTE). The test date should be no older than eighteen months from the application deadline.
Students appointed to a half-time assistantship receive $30,436 per year when pursuing a Ph.D. degree.
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Funded PhD in Agronomy Required Documents
1. Application Form
2. Academic Transcript
3. Motivation Letter
5. Two Recommendation Letter
6. English Language Proficiency Test
7. Work experience (if any)
8. Other documents (honors, awards, publications…) if any