External Fellowships List: Biological Sciences

Major external fellowships for graduate students in the biological sciences

EPA Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

Field/Topic: Environmental fields of study

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: Up to $37,000

Website: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/#Current

PhRMA Foundation Pre Doctoral Fellowships

Field/Topic: Pharmacology or Toxicology

Eligibility: Dissertators; US citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.phrmafoundation.org/index.php?option=com_award&task=sdetail&id=4

Note: Interested applicants should contact the Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology graduate program for information about the internal competition.

Ernst Schering Foundation

Field/Topic: Biology, medicine, or chemistry (including related interdisciplinary fields)

Eligibility: Ph.D. (should not have started research project); No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: €1,400.00 per month for 2 years (approx. $1820)

Website: http://www.scheringstiftung.de/en/activities/science/fellowships/doctoral-fellowships.html

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program

Field/Topic: Applied physical, biological and engineering sciences

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: $31,000

Website: http://www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/fellowships/award.aspx

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Field/Topic: Any graduate or professional degree

Eligibility: Candidate must be a resident alien, naturalized U.S. Citizen, or the child of two naturalized citizens

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.pdsoros.org/

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Field/Topic: Science fields including social sciences

Eligibility: Students in early stages of graduate studies; U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents

Stipend Amount: $30,000

Website: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=6201&ods_key=nsf12599

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Field/Topic: Wide variety

Eligibility: Members of underrepresented groups; Beginning of doctoral studies; Citizens or nationals of the U.S.

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Any field

Eligibility: Female dissertators; Separate U.S. and international student fellowship available

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Variety

Eligibility: Members of underrepresented groups; Dissertators; U.S. citizens or nationals

Stipend Amount: $21,000

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959

UNCF-Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship

Field/Topic: Life or physical sciences related to biomedicine

Eligibility: Dissertators; African American; U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: Up to $42,000

Website: http://umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchDissertation

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship

Field/Topic: Multinational studies in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences; Preference given to candidates examining comparative or cross-regional research; Research must be carried out in two or more countries outside the U.S.

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Stipend Amount: Up to $12,000

Website: http://www.caorc.org/programs/multi.htm

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program-Predoctoral Fellowships

Field/Topic: Fields that are actively pursued by the Smithsonian museums and research organizations (Note: these fellowships support research in residence at all Smithsonian facilities)

Eligibility: No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $27,000

Website: http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/SIFELL/SIFELLapp.htm

Whitaker International Fellowship

Field/Topic: Biomedical Engineering

Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Website: http://www.whitaker.org

Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy

Eligibility: Final year dissertators

Stipend Amount: $12,000

Website: http://www.rff.org/About_RFF/Pages/JosephLFisherDoctoralDissertationFellowships.aspx

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