Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, Ph.D. | University of Wisconsin Madison | Madison, United States
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About

The program at University of Wisconsin Madison leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics provides a broad exposure in the various disciplines involved with plant improvement.

Overview

The program is truly interdisciplinary with faculty participants from agronomy, biochemistry, botany, entomology, genetics, horticulture, plant pathology, and statistics. Research areas include biochemical and molecular genetics, bioinformatics, biometry, cytogenetics and cytology, genecology, genetics, plant breeding, and quantitative genetics.

Features 

  • The Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program at University of Wisconsin Madison has been designated a UW System Center of Excellence. 
  • The 50–60 students majoring in the program come from throughout the United States and all over the world.

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 
  • Principles of Plant Breeding
  • Techniques of Plant Breeding
  • Molecular Approaches for Potential Crop Improvement
  • Genetic Mapping
  • Plant Disease Resistance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Fall Deadline December 1
  • Spring Deadline September 1
  • Summer Deadline December 1

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

51 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate School Application: We only accept applications submitted online through the Graduate School.
  • Supplementary Application: The supplementary application will appear as a part of the Graduate School’s electronic application once the applicant selects Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics.
  • Application Fee: Instructions for paying the application fee are available through the Graduate School’s online application form.
  • Statement of Purpose: Your essay should be a concise description of your reasons for choosing to study Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics at the University of Wisconsin. 
  • Transcripts: We require all applicants to submit an unofficial transcript in PDF format to their online application. If an applicant is recommended for admission, then they will be required to submit their official transcript to the Graduate School.
  •  Three Letters of Recommendation, with at least two from academic sources. 
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
Melvin & Margaret Haferbecker Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison, United States
Provided by university
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
Charles Eckburg Short Course Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison, United States
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
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Unicreds
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
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Diasporans 
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
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U.S. government
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Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
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Zolve
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Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
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iVisa
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
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Voice Talent Online
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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3000 USD
Deadline
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
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