Graduate students have access to research and scholarly activities encompassing a wide range of academic interests. Our students confront crucial global challenges with industry-leading researchers and attend valuable workshops and forums. Kansas State University is equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities, including the future National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, ensuring graduate students have access to the answers they need.
Graduate research has many benefits, including the possibility of funding your education.
Students involved in research projects also may be eligible for awards, including the University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award.
The USDA APHIS NBAF Scientist Training Program, or NSTP, offers support for MS, PhD, or DVM/PhD students in target laboratory-based fields of study such as microbiology, virology, molecular biology, diagnostics, and bioinformatics.
The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering, up to $5,000 for astronomy research, and $2,500 for vision-related research.
Visit the Graduate School for more information about graduate research.
Explore funding opportunities through the Funding Connection, a weekly publication of the Office of Research Development, and explore other resources and events designed to support those engaged in research, scholarly, and creative activity and discovery.
The Kansas Academy of Science offers student research grants. The organization welcomes student-authored articles in the Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science and student participation in its annual meeting.