The Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business does not currently offer any scholarships, however, there are several funding sources you could pursue. Below is a general list of applicable scholarships and funding sources that might be helpful. We also post scholarship opportunities on our Facebook page @ISU SeedGrad. If you have additional questions feel free to email us at

    • Seed Companies Tuition Reimbursement Programs– A good number of the students within this program receive tuition reimbursement from their employer. Schedule an appointment with the HR department in your company to see if this would be an option for you. ISU offers a employer reimbursement deferment plan to make this option much easier for students.
    • Incoming Distance Graduate Students- Graduate College 1913 Online Student Scholarship
      • Graduate College 1913 Online Scholarship is named after Iowa State’s Graduate Division which became the Graduate College in 1913. This is a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,913.00 granted to a student who chooses to attend ISU online to pursue their graduate degree. It is for incoming students in the fall term only.
      • Applicants must be nominated by the Director of Graduate Education (DOGE), Dr. Gary Munkvold. Contact if you are applying for fall 2020 and would like to be considered for this scholarship.
    • ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences scholarship opportunitiesScholarship Website 
      • Application timeline: January 1 – February 15, for consideration for the next academic year.
      • Students must provide application and other materials – be sure to look over all instructions.
      • Students must be nominated by a major professor or the Director of Graduate Education (DOGE).  Contact if interested in this scholarship.
    • ISU Financial Aid OfficeFinancial Aid Website
      •  Students will need to research which scholarships on this site they are eligible for by using the filters. Graduate students’ best opportunity will most likely be in the privately funded scholarships.
    • ASA, IPSA, PSA, NSTA and Monsanto Scholarships