Planning to study agriculture and need some extra funding? Check out these agriculture scholarships on offer around the world, broken down by region…
Agriculture scholarships to study in Europe
- Bayer Foundations Jeff Schell Scholarship – Open to students of agricultural sciences and related fields. Scholarships are granted to graduate students from German-speaking countries wishing to study abroad, or to international students who are interested in a study project in Germany. More information is available in a pdf file here.
- Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) – A fellowship for US students to take part in an exchange program in Germany to study and intern, which is suited to participants in agricultural fields. You’ll need to be 18-24 and show clear career goals and relevant work experience in your field.
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Hungarian Government Scholarship – Scholarships are available for international master’s students from listed countries, to study agricultural sciences or a similar subject at one of three participating universities in Hungary.
- Cattolica Africa Scholarships – Tuition fee reduction scholarships are available to students from Africa who are studying a master’s program in one of several subjects, including agriculture and food economics at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy.
- Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – Three to five scholarships are available for international fee-paying students (from outside of the EU) admitted to master’s programs at this university in Sweden, covering tuition fees.
- University of East Anglia Lord Walston Scholarship – One full merit-based scholarship (covering both tuition fees and living expenses) is available for an African student of one of three environment-related master’s degrees, including the MA in Agriculture and Rural Development. Eligible applicants are automatically considered.
- University of Hertfordshire Agriculture Scholarship – A scholarship to study a BSc in Agriculture at the University of Hertfordshire, covering half your tuition fees.
- University of Reading School of Agriculture, Policy and Development – Various postgraduate scholarships to study agriculture at the University of Reading, including the GIIDAE International Scholarship, for students from Indonesia, Latin America and the US.
- NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Centenary Award – Provides annual bursaries of up to 75% of tuition fees for domestic, EU and overseas applicants who have been accepted to study a master’s or PhD in agriculture within the UK, and who have previously gained a good degree in agriculture (or a related degree).
- Royal Agricultural University Africa’s Land and Food Fellowship – Full scholarships are available for students from Sub-Saharan Africa to study agriculture at master’s level at the Royal Agricultural University.
Agriculture scholarships to study in the US and Canada
- Agriculture Future of America Scholarships – Various scholarships available for US students who are either graduating high school seniors or current college students, enrolling/enrolled in an agriculture-related, four-year degree program in the United States.
- United States Department of Agriculture William F. Helms Internship Program – Offers tuition support and paid work experience in semester breaks for university and college-level US students who are enrolled/accepted in an agriculture or biological sciences-related subject at an accredited US university.
- USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program – The US Department of Agriculture also offers a scholarship for US high school seniors to study an undergraduate agriculture degree and take part in a paid internship. It also provides books, room and board.
- Purdue University College of Agriculture – Various scholarships open to both prospective and current students of the college of agriculture at Purdue University.
- Utah State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences – Annual scholarships available to study agriculture at the college.
- ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarships – A scholarship is awarded twice a year for students enrolled in a degree in sustainable agriculture systems or a related course, to study in the US.
- Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture Graduate Scholarships – Various scholarships available for both international and home students to study agriculture at graduate level at Dalhousie University.
- University of Guelph Undergraduate Scholarships – Various scholarships available for undergraduate students of agriculture from both Canada and abroad. The university also offers postgraduate agriculture scholarships.
Agriculture scholarships to study in Asia
- Chinese Government Scholarships – Various scholarships for international students at all study levels to study agriculture.
- Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (OUAVM) – Scholarships are available for international postgraduate students at Japan’s Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
- ASEAN International Student Scholarship at Kasetsart University – A full scholarship, covering tuition fees and providing a monthly stipend for 24 months, to study the Master of Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics at Kasetsart University. You must be a citizen of a country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), excluding Thailand.
Agriculture scholarships to study in Australia and New Zealand
- Australian Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship – Annual scholarships are available for Australian students to pursue further education in an agriculture-related field at a university or technical and further education (TAFE) institution.
- University of Queensland School of Agriculture and Food Sciences – Various scholarships available for both international and domestic students to study at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the school of agriculture and food sciences at the University of Queensland.
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) – Part of the Australian Government’s Australia Awards, the John Dillon Memorial Fellowship and John Allwright Fellowshipaim to build agricultural research at ACIAR partner countries.
- Beef + Lamb NZ Undergraduate Scholarship – Scholarships for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who have a good academic record and can show evidence of activity to support the meat or livestock industry within New Zealand.
- FMG Agriculture Scholarship – Two scholarships are available from FMG, a rural insurance company, to study agriculture at either Lincoln, Waikato or Massey University. Your application will need to be nominated by an FMG client.
- Lincoln University Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships – Various scholarships available for both international and home students to study agriculture at postgraduate level at Lincoln University.
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