​​Fellowship Opportunities

Prospective Doctoral Fellowships

BME strongly encourages prospective doctoral program applicants to apply the following fellowships. In addition to the application to the BME, the application packages should be submitted separately in the fellowship admission websites.

McDonnell International Scholars Academy
For students from 30 McDonnell Partnership Institutions domestic and abroad

For Taiwanese students

For promoting diversity of students

For female students

National Competitive Fellowships

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
Two year awards providing stipend and money towards health insurance and project support

Department of Defense Predoctoral Traineeships
Three year awards providing stipend, tuition and travel to scientific meetings

Ford Foundation Fellowship
Three year awards providing stipend, networking and travel to scientific meetings

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program
Three year awards providing stipend and a small health allowance

National Institutes of Health Individual Predoctoral Kirschstein Fellowships
  • National Research Service Awards for Minority Students (F31)
    Five year awards providing stipend and institutional allowance
  • National Research Service Awards Fellowships (F31)
    Five year awards providing stipend and institutional allowance
  • NHLBI Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows (F30)
    Six year awards providing stipend and institutional allowance
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows (F30)
    Six year awards providing stipend and institutional allowance

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Three year awards providing stipend and a cost of education allowance

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The Fellowships are grants for up to two years of graduate study in the United States

The National Acacemies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine
Links to other funding opportunities

Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience Curriculum Pathway (CCSN) - a specialized curriculum available to students pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology or Biomedical Engineering. Fellowships are funded for a two-year period
Imaging Sciences Pathway - The Imaging Sciences Pathway is open to students in graduate programs in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS), Chemistry, Physics and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences