CANR Education Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid

Don’t let the cost of an Education 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 scholarships can be found through the MSU Office for Education Abroad.

The CANR offers scholarships to students in the college who participate in CANR-sponsored programs: 

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

Scholarship Application Deadlines

Winter break 2019, Spring 2020 programs   October 15, 2019
Spring break 2020 programs    January 31, 2020
Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 programs March 15, 2020

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

CANR Education 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 Education Abroad program. For full details and requirements, download the application and recommendation form.


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. 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 an Education Abroad program. Apply for this scholarship on the main CANR Education 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 Education Abroad Scholarship application.