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STEM & Medical Programs

Howard Hughes Medical Fellowship

Encourages the development of future medical-scientists 

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars

Doctoral training for students committed to biomedical research careers

NIH Postbacc Intramural Research

Opportunity to spend 1-2 years performing full-time research at the NIH

NIH Postbacc Research Education Program

Support to work as apprentice scientist in a mentor's laboratory

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Disease Control and Prevention  Whether you are on a career track or deciding on which career you would like to pursue, CDC has many diverse fellowship, internship, training, and volunteer opportunities for students and professionals.  Many of these opportunities provide invaluable experience and potentially offer clear cut paths to exciting careers with CDC.

DOE Science Graduate Student Research Program

DOE Science Graduate Student Research Program The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories.  The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories.

Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study

Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study The Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study promote the development of scholars who will assume leadership roles in science, especially among college and university faculties responsible for developing the next generation of scientists. The fellowships are open to PhD students who are: motivated toward careers as academic scientists; from racial, ethnic, and other underrepresented groups in science, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds; and, committed to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in science.

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships support outstanding international graduate students who are pursuing a PhD in the United States and have demonstrated high potential to be research pioneers and scientific innovators.​

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our fully-funded program provides immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhD candidates in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications. 

Imperial College London President's PhD Scholarships

Imperial College London President's PhD Scholarships If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master's student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships aims to provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor. Deadline November 1st.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG)

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships highly competitive, portable fellowships awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients, and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose. NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance (this excludes dental and vision insurance).​

NIH MD-PHD Partnership Training Program

NIH MD-PHD Partnership Training Program  The MD/PhD PartnershipTraining Program is designed to encourage the success and development of students pursuing a future as physician-scientists in basic and translational biomedical research. The program fosters innovative and interdisciplinary PhD partnerships in an accelerated setting with a completion time of approximately four years. Scholars enrolled in this program have the opportunity to take advantage of the unique resources available at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the NIH Clinical Research Center and the many options for collaboration provided by the NIH Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP). There are opportunities available for students who have just finished their Bachelor’s degrees and are looking to apply to medical school, students who are currently enrolled in medical school, and students who are currently in the NIH Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP).

NYC Public Health Internship Program

NYC Public Health Internship Program Training the next generation of public-health leaders is at the heart of our mission. Through our health and research training programs, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students can work with experienced mentors confronting real-life challenges in the field. The Health Department’s training programs include a 10-12 week, full-time summer course, and a part-time course during the academic year. Participants gain experience in planning, research, administration, and evaluation.