External Fellowship Opportunities for Students

Graduate fellowship opportunities are available from a variety of public and private sources. The graduate school continues to compile and provide access to this list. For assistance in identifying and applying for fellowships, please email Stuart Ravnik, Ph.D., at stuart.ravnik@utsouthwestern.edu.

NIH Podcast on Writing a Successful Fellowship Application

Learn more about writing a successful predoctoral or postdoctoral fellowship application from Henry Khachaturian, Ph.D., the Director of Policy and Liaison Activities in the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health.

Resources

Fellowships

Fellowships available for all Division of Basic Science students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents:

Fellowships specifically for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and whose ethnicity is considered to be underrepresented in the biomedical sciences:

Fellowships for other groups:

Scholarships and Loans Available through Outside Organizations for All Graduate Students

International Peace Scholarship – Philanthropic and Educational Organization (PEO)

Available to foreign female students. The student cannot be a permanent resident, and she must sign an agreement to return to her own country for at least two years upon completion of her studies. Other requirements exist. If you meet these first two requirements, please email Nancy Street, Ph.D., at nancy.street@utsouthwestern.edu.

Additional information may be found at PEO International

Educational Loan Fund–Philanthropic and Educational Organization (PEO)

Available to female students. This loan varies in amount, up to $9,000, with various payback terms (loan must be paid in full by six years post-study) and has an interest rate of 2 percent. Applicant must be within two years of completing course of study. To apply, please email Nancy Street, Ph.D., at nancy.street@utsouthwestern.edu. Additional information may be found at PEO International