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 $27,030 per year when pursuing an M.S. degree and $29,388 per year when pursuing a Ph.D. degree. An excellent graduate scholarship program provides additional assistance to numerous graduate students each year.