Research and teaching assistantships and research fellowships are available to graduate students in the Department of Agronomy. Most students enrolled in Agronomy are supported during their graduate study. Most of the graduate students are appointed to a half-time graduate research assistantship.
Currently, students appointed to a half-time assistantship receive $28,054 per year when pursuing an M.S. degree and $30,436 per year when pursuing a Ph.D. degree. An excellent graduate scholarship program provides additional assistance to numerous graduate students each year.