Graduate Student Opportunities

Graduate

What is the ASM Future Leaders Mentoring Fellowship?

The ASM Future Leaders Mentoring Fellowship is designed to support senior undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, master's and doctoral graduate students from underrepresented groups who demonstrate an interest in the microbial sciences and seek mentorship in navigating their career trajectory. Microbiology sectors include but are not limited to academia, industry, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurship. 
Graduate

Rackham Spring/Summer Internship Grants for Bioscience Doctoral Students: Rackham Spring/Summer Internship Grants will fund a supervised practical experience for a maximum of 12 weeks during the spring/summer terms that provides insights into career opportunities for doctoral students enrolled in bioengineering, biological, biomedical, or health scienc

Graduate, Postdoctoral

The BioArtography Program will soon be giving out 4 travel awards of $300 each.  The travel award is intended to provide funding for Ph.D. graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to participate at scientific meetings and conferences. A random drawing will take place and four awards will be chosen (2 Ph.D. graduate students and 2 postdoctoral fellows).  All U-M Ph.D. graduate students & postdocs in a biomedical/bioscience field are eligible (e.g. Medical School basic science/clinical science, LSA, Dental School, Engineering, etc.).

 

Graduate, Postdoctoral

(Deadline Apr. 1, 2021)

The Grant supports university-level multidisciplinary scientific studies on viral and bacterial infection-induced cancers. We welcome graduate student and post doctoral scientists from chemistry, pharmacology, biochemistry, engineering, biology, and any related disciplines to apply.*

Graduate

Deadline: Ongoing. The Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant is designed to support Rackham graduate students who need assistance to carry out research that advances their progress toward their degree.

The grant is intended to defray costs of conducting clearly defined research projects including:

Graduate

Deadline: Ongoing. The Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund is intended to help meet the financial needs of Rackham graduate students who encounter an emergency situation or one-time, unusual, or unforeseen expenses during their degree program. Situations eligible for funding include such events as:

Graduate

Deadline: Ongoing. The Rackham Conference Travel Grant is intended to provide opportunities for Rackham graduate students to become familiar with, and participate in the life of, their academic professions. As part of its University-wide commitment to advancing international research and training, the International Institute provides funding for 30 awards to international destinations. The remainder of the funding comes from Rackham. You must submit your applications before the first day of the conference for travel through the end of the final term of registration.

Graduate

Deadline: Ongoing. A Rackham Professional Development Grant is intended to support Rackham doctoral students seeking careers both within and outside academia. This funding is to support short-term experiences that promote the development of professional skills which will further a student’s career goals.

The Rackham Professional Development Grant cannot be combined with the Rackham Conference Travel Grant or Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant.

Graduate

Deadline: Ongoing. The Grant is intended to support Rackham graduate student parents who incur expenses while traveling with small children (under the age of 6) while attending conferences, workshops, meetings or other academic events as part of their scholarly research or in pursuit of professional career readiness both within and outside of academia. Requests may also include dependent care at home while the student is traveling, the cost of transporting the dependent, car seat/crib rental, and daycare charges.

Graduate

The Integrated Training in Microbial Systems (ITiMS) application deadline is approaching (February 9, 2019). The ITiMS program offers mentorship and financial support to University of Michigan doctoral students exploring the burgeoning field of microbiome studies. We aim to train future scientists who will design and implement novel prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies stemming from a deep understanding of the impact of microbial communities on human and environmental health.

Graduate

The scholarship was established to recognize the importance of soil biology and the understanding of soil, plant, and microbial interactions, and of nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems.

Faculty, Graduate, Postdoctoral

San Francisco, CA – uBiome, the leading microbial genomics company, is offering talented researchers with big ideas a grant of up to $100,000 of microbiome sampling kits and full 16S laboratory analysis. The goal is to fast-track a study with the greatest potential to affect human health and well-being. The winner will also have access to their own dashboard, enabling them to view and compare the results of their study, as well as being able to download raw data to analyze in any way they like.

Graduate

Abstract -  The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is dedicated to fostering the development of the next generation of environmental scientists through an active fellowship and internship program with an international scope. The applicant must submit a detailed… more »

Application Due Date: Dec. 01, 2015

Amount: The term is 3 to 12 months with annual stipend of $32,500 plus allowances.