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Monsanto Fellowship

Monsanto Fellowship Program

The Monsanto Fellowship stipend is available to outstanding UC Davis, College of Biological Sciences, graduate students who are preparing for a career in agricultural biotechnology. Each year, a fellowship will be awarded in the amount of $3,000.00 each. These fellowships are made possible through an endowed student fellowship fund created by a gift from the Monsanto Corporation.


To be eligible, applicants shall have declared an intention to pursue a career in agricultural biotechnology. Students must be in good academic standing and are required to hold and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be full-time, registered graduate students.

Application Process

Interested students are asked to submit the following application materials:

One page abstract describing your research
Brief statement of your intentions to pursue a career in agricultural biotechnology
A list of applicant’s publications and awards
A copy of academic record or transcript (sisweb NOT accepted)
One-page letter of support from your major professor
The complete application packet should be submitted to:

Dawne Shell
Director, Graduate Academic Programs
College of Biological Sciences: Dean’s Office
Application Deadline
January 17th

For further questions please contact Elizabeth Bacon at (530) 754-9253 or enbacon@ucdavis.edu.

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