Awards and Scholarships
There are a variety of ways to receiving graduate funding through awards and scholarship. This funding is through programs in The Department of Biology, UNC Graduate School, as well as other outside sources. To find out more, please explore the following options:
- W.C. Coker Dissertation Fellowship
- Lineberger Cancer Center Graduate Fellow award
For more information on these awards, please contact Kenlyn Merritt.
Other Funding Sources
- ScienceCareersFunding: funding information geared specifically for graduate and undergraduate students, affliliated with Science’s Next Wave.
- Research Associateship Programs: funding through the National Academy of Sciences.
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: NSF funding for students in various science-related fields, including the life sciences.
- NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: research funding for dissertation research.
- American Heart Association: Pre-doctoral fellowship
- National Research Service Award: Pre-doctoral fellowship geared specifically toward minorities.
- Department of Defense Graduate Fellowship