CANR Study Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid

Don’t let the cost of a Study Abroad program prevent you from embarking on a life-changing academic adventure.

MSU and the CANR are committed to helping students make their experiences abroad affordable. Information about financial aid and MSU scholarships can be found at

The CANR offers four scholarships to students in the College who participate in CANR-sponsored Study Abroad programs: 

NOTE: Qualified students are encouraged to apply for scholarships available through both MSU and the CANR.


Scholarship Application Deadlines

Winter break 2015, Spring 2016 programs          October 30, 2015

Spring break 2016 programs                                January 15, 2016

Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 programs                March 1, 2016

NOTE:  If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the following Monday.


CANR Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by the CANR, with the amount and number of scholarships awarded varying depending on available funds. To be eligible, the applicant must be in good academic standing in the CANR and officially accepted in a credit-bearing CANR Study Abroad program. For full details and requirements, download the application and recommedation form.


The Thomas William Foltz Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 award was established to encourage CANR students to achieve their educational and professional goals. It is intended for students who have demonstrated the motivation to achieve these goals and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress. It is available to students in the CANR who have achieved junior level class status and have a GPA of at least 3.0. Preference is given to students who wish to study aboard in Africa, East/Southeast Asia or Latin America. Apply for this scholarship on the main CANR Study Abroad Scholarship application.


The Robert C. Davis Family Endowed Fund for Overseas Studies

This scholarship was established through an estate gift from Gladys E. Davis, a teacher who strongly believed in the betterment of one’s self through education. Miss Davis was an avid traveler and supporter of international experiences. The scholarship amount varies and will be awarded to a CANR student who is enrolled in a Study Abroad program. Apply for this scholarship on the main CANR Study Abroad Scholarship application.


The Nancy H. and David E. Bull International Agricultural Travel Support Endowment

This scholarship was established to give CANR students the opportunity to Study Abroad to pursue agricultural studies. Nancy H. and David E. Bull created it to enable CANR students to make direct contact with global communities within the context of a wide range of agriculture-related programs: production, research, extension, nutrition, distribution, marketing, safety and security. The scholarship amount varies and is available to CANR sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Apply for this scholarship on the main CANR Study Abroad Scholarship application.