Estimated program cost
The following is an example tuition estimate for a student in the Food Systems and Society at the tuition rate of $708 per credit. Credits listed are the minimum required; some students may elect to take additional courses. This estimate does not include costs for intensive travel, major medical and dental insurance, books, living expenses, or other costs incurred while in graduate school.
Financial aid and scholarships
All students enrolled in the Food Systems and Society program are eligible to apply for financial aid. More information and application details are available at the Office of Student Financial Aid website.
Limited scholarships are available and may be offered to students who are accepted into the program
Other funding resources
Below is a sample of food systems-related scholarship opportunities. We encourage prospective students to seek outside funding that may be relevant to their areas.
- Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships
- The Asparagus Club (for students interested in independent retail grocery industry)
- Brower Youth Awards
- Byron Hanke Fellowship
- Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
- Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program
- Food Science and Human Nutrition Scholarships (list)
- Garden Club of America Scholarships (for students whose interests span plant science)
- National Garden Clubs Scholarship
- National Grocers Association Scholarships (list for students interested in independent retail grocery industry)
- Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative Scholarship Program