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Are you interested in

  • increasing global food security?
  • minimizing the impacts of pesticides on natural ecosystems?
  • utilizing the power of microbes to support crops?
  • harnessing big data to improve agriculture?
  • developing the next generation of biofuels?
  • practicing your leadership skills?

If so, apply to the ALLIUM program for incoming PhD students at Montana State University-Bozeman.

The ALLIUM program offers interdisciplinary programming in plant and data sciences with a leadership emphasis, leading to PhD in Plant Sciences or an Individual Interdisciplinary PhD. The ALLIUM program provides extensive mentorship to grow Fellows' career and support network. Three years of USDA-supported stipend and tuition waivers are provided, as well as funding for travel to conferences.

Montana State University has a Carnegie classification of very high research activity as well as EPSCoR status with 1849 graduate students (657 doctoral) enrolled in the academic year 2020-2021. Facilities and equipment at Montana State University and its associated Research Centers across Montana are state-of-the-art, supporting cutting-edge graduate student instruction and research at the forefront of plant production. Montana State University is among the top 3% of institutions for research expenditures in the United States, reflecting an exciting research environment.