Agriculture Research Assistantships

FRANKFORT, Ky., -- Kentucky State University employee Srijana Thapa Magar checks Pawpaw saplings in a grove, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm in FRANKFORT.

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A number of graduate assistantships are available for qualified full-time thesis-track Environmental Studies students. These assistantships are typically funded through research grants from state and federal agencies.

Graduate assistants are required to assist with research relevant to the grant objectives for 20 hours per week while attending classes, and full-time during the summer semester. Compensation packages include competitive stipends and in some cases tuition remission. Research opportunities are available in the following areas:

animal science apiculture aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems
biomass bioenergy climate change
conservation biological control entomology food systems
forest management fruit crops fruit and ornamental plant breeding
food safety forage genetics
genomics high tunnels land use change
organic agriculture ornamental plants water quality

Research opportunities are available with the following Graduate Faculty members (click name to contact)

Contact the Environmental Studies program coordinator to learn more about MES graduate assistantships. Contact the Office of Financial Aid to learn about other assistance available to KSU students.