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Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at K-State

APHIS NBAF Scientist Training Program Fellowship

The purpose of the USDA APHIS NBAF Scientist Training Program, or NSTP, is to build the necessary technical and subject matter expertise to support the
Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (FADDL) at the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, KS. In addition to serving as an international reference laboratory for foot and mouth disease virus and a national reference laboratory for other foreign animal diseases such as classical swine fever and African swine fever viruses, FADDL’s mission will expand to include emerging and zoonotic diseases, including BSL-4 pathogens. 

Sarachek Predoctoral Honors Fellowship in Molecular Biology

The Sarachek Predoctoral Honors Fellowship provides an award of $17,000 to a graduate student enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Kansas State University. In addition to the fellowship, up to three Sarachek Scientific Travel Awards of $1,000 each will be presented annually.

Small Research Grants Program for Graduate Students in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The Small Grant Program supports research expenses for Master's and PhD students in their final year. Grants will be up to $1,000 for research costs. 

Please contact colleges and departments for additional scholarship and fellowship opportunities. For additional funding opportunities, view Funding Connections.

Taiwan Study Abroad Scholarship

The Taiwan Study Abroad Scholarship has been established with the goal of providing graduate students and undergraduates enrolled in a concurrent bachelor’s/master’s degree the opportunity to experience the Taiwanese culture while studying or traveling for an educational experience to Taiwan.   Scholarships will be awarded to support one of the following educational experiences:  study abroad for a minimum of one semester, participation in a faculty-led study abroad trip that includes cultural experiences, or presentation of scholarly research at an international professional meeting in Taiwan or an invited exhibition of scholarly work.

University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award

The University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award provides an award to a graduate student(s) enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Kansas State University.  Eligible students must be admitted to candidacy, entering the last year of his or her program, be enrolled in Fall 2018 and Spring 2018 and plan to graduate in May or August 2018.