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Planning to study agriculture and need some extra funding? Check out these agriculture scholarships on offer around the world, broken down by region…

Agriculture scholarships to study in Europe

  • – Open to students of agricultural sciences and related fields. Scholarships are granted to graduate students from German-speaking countries wishing to study abroad, or to international students who are interested in a study project in Germany. More information is available in a pdf file .
  • – A fellowship for US students to take part in an exchange program in Germany to study and intern, which is suited to participants in agricultural fields. You’ll need to be 18-24 and show clear career goals and relevant work experience in your field.
  • – Scholarships are available for international master’s students from listed countries, to study agricultural sciences or a similar subject at one of three participating universities in Hungary.
  • – Tuition fee reduction scholarships are available to students from Africa who are studying a master’s program in one of several subjects, including agriculture and food economics at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy.
  •  – Three to five scholarships are available for international fee-paying students (from outside of the EU) admitted to master’s programs at this university in Sweden, covering tuition fees.

United Kingdom:

  •  – One full merit-based scholarship (covering both tuition fees and living expenses) is available for an African student of one of three environment-related master’s degrees, including the MA in Agriculture and Rural Development. Eligible applicants are automatically considered.
  • – A scholarship to study a BSc in Agriculture at the University of Hertfordshire, covering half your tuition fees.
  • – Various postgraduate scholarships to study agriculture at the University of Reading, including the , for students from Indonesia, Latin America and the US.
  • – Provides annual bursaries of up to 75% of tuition fees for domestic, EU and overseas applicants who have been accepted to study a master’s or PhD in agriculture within the UK, and who have previously gained a good degree in agriculture (or a related degree).
  • – Full scholarships are available for students from Sub-Saharan Africa to study agriculture at master’s level at the Royal Agricultural University.

Agriculture scholarships to study in the US and Canada

United States:

  •  – Various scholarships available for US students who are either graduating high school seniors or current college students, enrolling/enrolled in an agriculture-related, four-year degree program in the United States.
  •  – Offers tuition support and paid work experience in semester breaks for university and college-level US students who are enrolled/accepted in an agriculture or biological sciences-related subject at an accredited US university.
  • – The US Department of Agriculture also offers a scholarship for US high school seniors to study an undergraduate agriculture degree and take part in a paid internship.  It also provides books, room and board.
  • – Various scholarships open to both prospective and current students of the college of agriculture at Purdue University.
  • – Annual scholarships available to study agriculture at the college.
  •  – A scholarship is awarded twice a year for students enrolled in a degree in sustainable agriculture systems or a related course, to study in the US.


  •  – Various scholarships available for both international and home students to study agriculture at graduate level at Dalhousie University.
  • – Various scholarships available for undergraduate students of agriculture from both Canada and abroad. The university also offers .

Agriculture scholarships to study in Asia

  •  – Various scholarships for international students at all study levels to study agriculture.
  •  – Scholarships are available for international postgraduate students at Japan’s Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
  •  – A full scholarship, covering tuition fees and providing a monthly stipend for 24 months, to study the Master of Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics at Kasetsart University. You must be a citizen of a country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , excluding Thailand.

Agriculture scholarships to study in Australia and New Zealand


  •  – Annual scholarships are available for Australian students to pursue further education in an agriculture-related field at a university or technical and further education (TAFE) institution.
  • – Various scholarships available for both international and domestic students to study at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the school of agriculture and food sciences at the University of Queensland.
  • – Part of the Australian Government’s Australia Awards, the and aim to build agricultural research at ACIAR partner countries.

New Zealand:

  • – Scholarships for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who have a good academic record and can show evidence of activity to support the meat or livestock industry within New Zealand.
  • – Two scholarships are available from FMG, a rural insurance company, to study agriculture at either Lincoln, Waikato or Massey University. Your application will need to be nominated by an FMG client. 
  • – Various scholarships available for both international and home students to study agriculture at postgraduate level at Lincoln University. 

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This article was originally published in March 2016 and was updated in November 2017.

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Hello, I am Taku from Zimbabwe. Final year Animal science currently. Can someone help with information of Msc scholarships in Dairy Science, Animal Science or Tropical and Subtropical agriculture.

I have done BSc (Hons) in Agriculture with CGPA 3.80 , can somebody please help me in finding scholarship for MSc in horticulture...??? .

Hi Mam, I am from Papua New Guinea. I need a scholarship in Agriculture Science more into plant genetics and breeding. Need to do Master's.

Hello. I am a holder of Bachelor of Technology in Animal production. I am seriously in need of a scholarship to further my education in a related field abroad. thanks for your response in advance.

Hi Wirngo, if none of the above scholarships are suitable, you could also browse our list of country or region-specific scholarships to study abroad, which you can find here. I'd also recommend checking the official websites of the universities you're interested in, for information on the funding opportunities available. 

Hi Ma'am, I need an agricultural scholarship from top universities during this year.
Thank you.

Hello Ma'am , I am a graduate of crop protection (Plant pathology) and i seek for european or Asian universities offering full funded scholarships to international students for Masters degree program... Please write to my email

Hi there Joel, I'm afraid we're unable to respond to individual enquiries via email. Please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in Europe and scholarships to study in Asia.

i am doing bachelors in Plant Pathology,now in 7th semester. I want to apply in China universities for M.phil in Plant pathology on fully funded scholarship.....Can anyone guide me in this regard that in which university i should apply that offer fully funded scholarship to? I need help

This is M.Zakir. M.phil in Crop Protection (PLANT PATHOLOGY) ...text me on mail i will snd you a link of chinese schlrship...

Hloo mam , I am Neeraj Agrahari from India presently i am doing B.Sc ag and want M.Sc ag. in extention at abroad of fully funded schlorship pls tell me about that universitys .....Thank u

Hi madam
i am Emaru Anthony from Uganda. Did a bachelor of science in horticulture at Makerere University Uganda (kampala) .Ii am interested to pursue a masters in horticulture with fully funded scholarship.
Thank you
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Hi mam,
I am sasmitha from India...currently I am doing my M.Sc in soil science and agricultural chemistry....I am interested to pursue my Ph.D in the same field with fully funded kindly let me know about the universities and also about scholarships.
Thank you

Hi mam,
I am from India and currently I am doing in agronomy.Can you please give information about phd programmes in abroad alongwith scholarships

Sabrina HI, Thanks a lot for this platform, I am from RWANDA, now am in CHINA doing my masters studies in AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING, and am in my final year. Any advice on how to continue with PHD in the same major or any related field will be much appreciated. My country of preferences are CANADA, AUSTRALIA or USA. Thanks a lot and GBU

hi, im Ajede Seun. please im looking for a fully funded scholarship for my Masters degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development.

I m looking for fully funded scholarship for doing my Masters in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development from Nigeria

I m looking for fully funded scholarship for doing my Phd in Agriculture Plant physiology. from India

im tariq morio student of entomology (sindh agriculture university of tandojam (pakistan) im looking for master scholarship

Hello to everyone.
I am Archil from Georgia (Country Georgia), and I am looking for Masters scholarship to Switzerland (Bern University of Applied Sciences). Could you please help me to find proper scholarship for university mentioned above?
P.S I already accepted to master course of value chain and rural development in Bern University. Now I am looking for scholarship for my spring semester. (16.02.2017 spring semester starts).

Thank You In Advance.



Sabrina HI, Thanks a lot for this platform, I am from RWANDA, now am in CHINA doing my masters studies in AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING, and am in my final year. Any advice on how to continue with PHD in the same major or any related field will be much appreciated. My country of preferences are CANADA, AUSTRALIA or USA. Thanks a lot and GBU

Hi Archil, a good place to look for scholarships would be the 'fees and funding' section of the Bern University of Applied Sciences' official website. You can read more advice on how to find a scholarship to study abroad here

hi mam this is sabina mary. i'm studying plant pathology in India. I want to do my ph.d in europe. I aslo want to know if I can get a scholarship to persue this course

Hi Sabina, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in Europe. :)