K-State Research and Extension Summer Research Fellowship

The K-State Research and Extension Summer Research Fellowship is an eight-week paid fellowship designed for undergraduate students from land-grant colleges and universities. The program seeks to prepare students, including those from underrepresented groups, for the dynamic and demanding work of graduate school in agriculture-related fields of study.

Program Objectives

  • Introduce students to the high-standard work level of graduate school.
  • Help students develop research, writing and presentation skills.
  • Provide opportunities to develop leadership skills.
  • Encourage students to pursue graduate degrees.


  • Develop hands-on research experience.
  • Work and build relationships with distinguished professors.
  • Housing, meals, and transportation expenses are covered.
  • Stipend provided for personal expenses.

Who Can Apply

  • U.S. citizens.
  • U.S. permanent residents.
  • U.S. nationals or those who have received protected status.
  • All applicants must have completed at least four semesters of undergraduate study.
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