Every year, approximately 25,000 agricultural jobs go unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. Agriculture is more than just farming—it’s thousands of careers in a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering, math and much more.

Monsanto is committed to recognizing high achieving underrepresented students pursuing degrees in agriculture and STEM related fields through our scholarship programs.

The application is now open! Click to apply for Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship. The application is open from September 1 - May 1, 2017.

The Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship is part of our company’s broader focus on innovation and investment in agriculture. To meet the challenges the world faces in feeding nine billion people by 2050, investing in future leaders pursuing STEM careers in food and agriculture is key. The next generation of innovators will be the ones to ascend and meet the challenges of global food security.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or legal resident and a minority student
  • Enrolled or admitted in a Master of Science degree program with an emphasis in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math at an accredited college or university in the U.S
  • In good standing, demonstrating academic excellence
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • PhD candidates not eligible to apply

When applying for the scholarship, applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • College transcript
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement (300-word maximum) describing professional and career goals relating to the reasons for his/her desire to enter a profession in a STEM field

Administration of Scholarship:

  • Administered by Monsanto
  • Awards will be distributed directly to the university in compliance with their school policy
  • Awards can be applied to tuition, books, and fees
  • Awards not to exceed $25,000
  • Awards distributed annually in August

The application is now open! Click to apply for Monsanto STEM Fellowship. The application is open from September 1 - May 1, 2017.

The establishment of Monsanto’s STEM Fellowship is part of our company’s investment in agriculture to help increase global food production in the face of growing demands, limited natural resources and a changing climate. Monsanto has made a $1 million commitment over three years to support high achieving minority students pursuing a PhD degree in agriculture or STEM related discipline.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Enrolled or accepted in an agriculture or STEM related PhD program, meeting all entrance requirements
  • Advised by a professor at the university where the degree will be awarded
  • High achieving minority student pursuing a PhD in agriculture or STEM related fields (all racial ethnic minorities and women considered)
  • In good standing, demonstrating academic excellence
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

When applying for the scholarship, applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Resume or CV
  • College transcript
  • Three letters of reference

Administration of Fellowship:

  • Administered by Monsanto
  • Awards will be distributed directly to the university in compliance with their school policy
  • Awards can be applied to tuition, books, and fees
  • Awards not to exceed $50,000
  • Awards distributed annually in August

The application is now open! Click to apply for The Monsanto Fund 1890s Student Scholarship. The application is open from March 15 - April 15, 2017.

The Monsanto Fund 1890s Student Scholarship is a part of our company’s broader focus on innovation and investment in agriculture. To meet the challenges the world faces in feeding nine billion people by 2050, investing in future leaders pursuing STEM careers in food and agriculture is key. The next generation of innovators will be the ones to ascend and meet the challenges of global food security.

Students attending these 1890s Land Grant Universities are eligible to apply. Please work with your campus career center to qualify:

  • Alabama A&M
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • Prairie View A&M
  • Delaware State
  • Fort Valley State
  • Tuskegee

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or legal resident and a minority student
  • Enrolled in a Bachelors degree program with an emphasis in STEM at an 1890 land grant university in the U.S
  • In good standing, demonstrating academic excellence
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

When applying for the scholarship, applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • College transcript
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement (300-word maximum) describing professional and career goals relating to the reasons for his/her desire to enter a profession in a STEM field

Administration of Scholarship:

  • Administered by Monsanto
  • Awards will be distributed directly to the university in compliance with their school policy
  • Awards can be applied to tuition, books, and fees
  • Awards are not to exceed $10,000
  • Awards will be distributed annually in August