Biomedical Scholarships

Here are some of the Biomedical scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Students who have completed at least three (3) semesters of graduate study toward the Ph.D. and who have no more than three (3) years remaining to obtain the Ph.D. degree in a graduate program in the pharmaceutical sciences administered by a U.S. college of pharmacy. Students enrolled in joint Pharm.D./Ph.D. programs are eligible to apply if they have completed the equivalent of three full semesters of graduate credit toward the Ph.D., and if the Ph.D. degree will be awarded within three (3) additional years. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Number of awards and stipends: Up to eighty (80) Fellowships (renewals and new awards) are awarded annually. Fellowship stipends can range from $6,000 to $10,000 annually. The Fellowship stipend may be used for any purpose decided by the awardee and college that will enable the student to make progress in their pursuit of the Ph.D. - e.g. student stipend, laboratory supplies, books, materials, travel, etc. None of the funds shall be used for indirect costs by the institution. No support is provided beyond a maximum of three years. The number of AFPE Pre-doctoral Fellowships awarded each year depends on the availability of funds.

DeForest Kelley/Dr. Leonard McCoy Medical Scholarship

This is for medical studies and is varied from nursing school to physical therapy, pre-med to EMT-Paramedic, surgical technician to biomedical technician.

Clinical Training Fellowship

Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a National League for Nursing accredited school and be interested in a career serving the minority population. Recipient must engage in biomedical, behavioral research or teaching for the same length of time as support is given. Biomedical, behavioral research

Jaffe Family Fndn Food Allergy Research Awd

Applicant must be a fellow-in-training, resident, or post-doctoral scholar associated with an approved allergy and immunology or clinical and laboratory immunology training program approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. Applicant must be an AAAAI member or have submitted an application for membership by the time of application receipt. Applicants who are themselves enrolled as a trainee in an approved training program as part of their training for the American Board of Allergy and Immunology or Clinical and Laboratory Immunology will be given preferential consideration. Applicants with faculty status will not be considered. Past AAAAI research award recipients are not eligible. The selection is made by the AAAAI Committee to Grant Research Awards. All applicants will be reviewed for past accomplishments, the quality of the research outline, and the importance and relevance of the planned research.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Fellowships

Criteria: 1. Must be pursuing a graduate degree in engineering or the sciences (Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace, Agricultural Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Automotive, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Genetics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Inorganic Chemistry, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Operations Research, Organic Chemistry, Petroleum Engineering, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Research and Development, Structural Engineering, Systems Engineering). 2. Must have a 2.8 for a masters fellowship or a 3.0 for a doctoral fellowship. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view for more information and an application form.

National Institutes of Health UG Scholarship Program

Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office unless otherwise indicated.The NIH Undergraduate Scholarships will be awarded to students on a competitive basis who show a commitment to pursuing careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science research at the NIH.

Scholars Research Program

An applicant must be a physician who has completed at least four years of training in a pathology program accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or any equivalent training program acceptable to the American Board of Pathology (ABP). An applicant must be a CAP Fellow or Junior Member or have submitted a completed membership application. An applicant must not have more than three years of post-pathology training and must not have achieved faculty status prior to the starting date of the scholars Fellowship. Applicants must plan to spend the fellowship year in basic or applied research and are expected to work full-time as defined in their project plan. The scholar may assume limited teaching and patient care responsibilities, consistent with the objectives of the fellowship. Current Foundation scholars may reapply for an extension of funding by submitting a new application. All applicants will be considered regardless of age, race, gender, national origin, or religion. Because the purpose of this reward is to facilitate the transition from residency to an independent investigator, persons who have already been awarded major research support for the upcoming academic year will not be eligible.

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Flwp Prgm

The selection process is designed to recruit all qualified candidates. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be enrolled as college or university students (in their junior or senior years, or in any graduate or postgraduate level) in the natural, physical, health, engineering, or social sciences in order to apply. Students enrolled in English, journalism, science journalism, or other non-technical fields are not eligible for these fellowships. Successful applicants will attend an orientation at AAAS headquarters at the start of the summer and a wrap-up session at the end of the summer. They will prepare reports on the progress of their fellowship throughout the summer.

EPA Tribal Lands Environmental Science Scholarship

Awarded to college students pursuing academic programs in the following: Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, Toxicology, Environmental Economics, Chemical Engineering, Hydrology, Biochemistry, Entomology, and related environmental disciplines. The awards are $4,000 for college Junior, Senior and Graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited institution. Students must reapply each year as awards are not renewable. Requirements: 1. Applicant must major in one of the disciplines listed above. 2. Applicant must be a full-time Junior or Senior (12 hours/semester or quarter) or graduate (9 hours/semester or quarter) student, with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact with any questions.

Zeiss Optics Raptor Research Award

Students enrolled in degree-granting institutions at either the graduate or undergraduate level are eligible. The award, which is given by Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in affiliation with Carl Zeiss Optics, Inc., is granted on the basis of the project's potential to improve our understanding of raptor biology and, thereby, our ability to protect these birds.

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