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CATE Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Martin Agricultural Research Scholarship

Martin Agricultural Research Scholarship

Annually, the Office of Academic Programs awards multiple $2,000 scholarships to students who demonstrate high academic performance, quality research contributions, and a desire for continued learning about research in agriculture.

The scholarship is applied towards your Purdue tuition and fees in the following academic year through the Financial Aid Office.

The Office of Agricultural Research and Graduate Education provides an additional $500 to the student's faculty mentor for supplies and expenses incurred during the course of the student's research. These scholarships are very competitive awards with recipients and mentors being selected by the College of Agriculture Administration.

The application deadline is April 7, 2023 at 5:00 pm, for the 2023-2024 academic year scholarships.

The successful applicant will (with the help of a faculty research mentor):

  1. Continue or initiate a new research project.
  2. Apply for the scholarship.
  3. Obtain a letter of recommendation from student's research mentor.
  4. Submit a short research progress report​ at the end of each semester.
  5. Showcase research at the annual Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference in April 2024.