Graduate Studies

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Newly Available: $150K in PhD Funding

The University of Guelph’s Department of Plant Agriculture has launched a new PhD Investment Initiative worth $150,000 (over four years) for highly-qualified domestic PhD applicants.

We are looking for the best and brightest students to join its PhD research program. Research in the department focuses on a variety of interests in the areas of:

  • biochemistry and physiology
  • breeding and genomics
  • production systems
  • bio-products

For complete details including eligibility, funding sources, a list of reseachers by research areas and how to apply visit here:

Graduate Opportunities

Plant Agriculture has numerous Research and Teaching Assistantships opportunities for Graduate Students. Research Assistantships are open to students whom are eligible for acceptance to Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph.
Teaching Assistantships opportunities are for registered Graduate Students at the University of Guelph only, and are on a semester basis.

More Information

Application to Graduate Studies

Research & Teaching Assistantships

Handbooks, Forms & Policies

Important Dates

Our Graduate Level Courses

Awards & Financial Support

Campus Work Assignments

Student Life

University Offices & Resources


Tara Israel

Graduate Program Assistant
Department of Plant Agriculture
Room 1103, E.C. Bovey Building
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON Canada N1G 2W1
Phone: 519-824-4120 x56077
Fax: 519-767-0755

Dr. Istvan Rajcan

Graduate Coordinator
Department of Plant Agriculture
Room 317, Crop Science Building
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON Canada N1G 2W1
Phone: 519-824-4120 x53564
Fax: 519-763-8933