Training and Opportunities
Texas A&M provides training for graduate assistants and opportunities for non-teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships too.
Internal & External Fellowships
The Graduate and Professional Studies office connects graduate students with internal and external fellowships which vary in value from $1,000 to over $30,000
Thesis & Dissertation Support
Helping student prepare and present
From the Texas A&M Writing Center DATA (Dissertation, Article, and Thesis) program to the graduate and thesis services provided through the Graduate and Professional Studies office, graduate students are well prepared to document and present their thesis or dissertation.
Faculty Nominated Fellowships
Borlaug International Scholars Program
The Borlaug International Scholar Program in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers financial support to aid in the development of highly educated rice and wheat breeders who can serve as future leaders in the field of agriculture; and provides opportunities for young scientists to experience the important work and mission of public sector research institutions, particularly in developing countries.
Tom Slick Graduate Research Fellowship
The Tom Slick Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University provides financial support for the research training of exceptional graduate students regardless of nationality. The topic of the research conducted by the student should be relevant to the agriculture of Southwest Texas, and the research must be conducted in the State of Texas.
Recipients are selected twice yearly with fellowships beginning January first and September first. Tenure is for no more than 12 months. The stipend is comparable with those of other competitive graduate fellowships. Fellows are selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. All criteria must be met by the applicant in order for his/her application to be considered. Those who have already been awarded the Tom Slick Graduate Research Fellowship can fill out the development grant application.
Willie Mae Harris Fellowship
The Willie Mae Harris Fellowship was established by Mr. John Richard Harris to provide financial support for outstanding M.S. (thesis option) or Ph.D. graduate students who have served as a teaching assistant for at least two semesters in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
AgGIE Leadership Community
The College’s Agricultural Graduate Inclusive Excellence, or AgGIE, Leadership Community is a cohort-based Learning Community to aid in the transition to graduate school by understanding the culture and expectations of graduate students, to develop an understanding and appreciation of different research approaches, to decrease the research learning-curve and to develop leadership and mentoring skills.