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Study Abroad Grants


Grants are available for all undergraduate and graduate students. If you are planning on pursuing international travel through a WVU study abroad trip, foreign exchange, research purposes, or conference attendance, then we encourage you to apply for one of our study abroad grants to support your endeavors.  

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information, email Morgan Haas.

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Undergraduate Grants

Emory and Emma Thomas Student Fund 
Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)
Would you like support to travel to conferences, do undergraduate research, or international travel? Apply for up to $1,000 to fund travel, accommodations, housing or other needs related to the previously mentioned activities.

Thomas Torries Agriculture and Resource Economics Student Actualization Endowment
Available to undergraduate students in Agriculture and Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management or Environmental and Energy Resource Management
If you are an undergraduate student in Division of Resource Economics and Management, you can now apply for funds to travel to conferences, travel abroad or conduct research. Grant requests should not exceed $1,000.


Joan Oty Moran Scholarship for Interior Design Students
Available to undergraduate students in Interior Design
If you are an Interior Design major who would like to travel internationally, apply for the Joan Oty Moran Scholarship. The scholarship helps students with financial need and high academic achievement to travel abroad. You can apply for up to $1,000 in scholarship funding.


CAFCS International Account
Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)
Apply for funding for international travel from any major in the college through the CAFCS International Account. Apply for up to $1,000.


Eugene & Amy Walters International Travel Fund
Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)
This Demand Fund shall provide funds to support Davis College students who are traveling internationally. Support can be used, but not limited to, study abroad, travel to international conferences or seminars, research, and more. ($1,000)

Robert H. Maxwell Memorial Travel Endowment (Undergraduate + Graduate)
Available to undergraduate and graduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)
Want funding for international travel expenses to study abroad or for other international enrichment experiences relating to volunteer work or research. First preference for such funds shall be for students traveling to Africa, second preference for students traveling to any other international destinations. Grant requests should not exceed ($1,000)

Farm Credit of The Virginias Value-Added Opportunity Fund (Undergraduate + Graduate) 

This fund was created to support value-added experiences for students, including but not limited to assisting students with educational travel, providing internship stipends, student salaries and fringes, study abroad opportunities, developing entrepreneurial endeavors, holding events or paying salaries and fringes for student workers. Apply for up to $500 in funding.

Graduate Grants

Nath Graduate Student Travel Awards Endowment
If you are a graduate student in Plant & Soil Sciences or Animal & Nutritional Sciences and are seeking funding to attend conferences, present papers, conduct research or travel to enhance your education, apply for up to $500 in travel funds from the Nath Graduate Student Travel Endowment.

Farm Credit Agriculture Graduate Student Fund
If you are a graduate student studying in an agriculture-related program in any Davis College academic unit, you can apply for up to $1,000 in funds to support research seed money, conference travel and expenses, research paper presentation expenses, research travel funding, international travel and study abroad programs and other related graduate activities that would enhance your education.

HA Wilson - DA Zuberer Graduate Enhancement 
If you are in the Division of Plant & Soil Sciences, especially students studying environmental microbiology, you can apply for up to $2,000 to participate in research and educational opportunities including, but not limited to, professional conferences and meetings. 

Dr. Richard M. & Leta K. Smith Memorial Graduate Fellowship
If you are studying in Plant & Soil Sciences and are seeking a master’s or PHD, you are eligible to apply for up to $2,000 in support to present papers, conduct research or study abroad. You must have completed the equivalent of one full year (as defined by the College) of graduate study. Academic performance shall be the primary selection criteria with financial need serving as a secondary consideration. Preference will be given to students majoring in Soil Sciences with an emphasis on Land Reclamation or its successor program area.


Thomas Torries ARE Student Actualization Endowment
If you are a WVU Agricultural and Resource Economics & Management graduate student, you can apply for up to $1,000 for student travel and associated activities, or to conduct research.


Dale Colyer Division of Resource Management Award
The proceeds from the endowment will be used to recognize an outstanding Ph.D student.  All students currently enrolled in or admitted to the Ph.D. program of the Division of Resource Management are eligible. Funds may be awarded annually and the award is for one year. Students may apply for up to $1,000 in support for travel, research or other means to enhance their education.


Dr. Donald J. Horvath Memorial Scholarship
If you are a graduate student in Animal Physiology and you wish to someday teach at a university, apply for this award. You must have a 3.0 GPA. Funds can be utilized for research or travel or as a scholarship.


John R. Tschiderer LA Education Experience Fund (LEEF)
If you are a graduate student in Landscape Architecture, apply for funds to provide assistance for travel for presenting research, to conduct research, or other activities that enhance your education. It is expected that candidate students will also apply for additional funds made available through their school or other matching grants. You can apply for up to $1,000.


Stitzel Graduate Student Support
This support provides students in a doctoral program in the Davis College with travel to present papers, training, research, and professional development. Applications should not exceed $1,000.