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Funding opportunity

Here you will find a collection of scholarship, fellowship and grant opportunities available to CBS faculty, staff and students.

Campaign Update

Less than two years remain in the College's Campaign for the College of Biological Sciences. The Campaign outlines a number of strategic priorities from increasing scholarship support to funding the new Active Learning Lab and CBS Conservatory. CBS Chief Advancement Officer Reede Webster gives a progress report and explains how faculty and staff can get involved. 

Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award

Graduate students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America are eligible for the 2018 Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award.

The program will provide $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend, full tuition equivalent, and $5,000 per year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children. 

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

Awards, grants and scholarships for women students, staff and faculty

Call for nominations for the 2015-16 awards, grants, and scholarships for University women. University-wide awards honor the contributions, research, and/or leadership of current University women faculty and staff; University-wide grants offer funds to further equity for women; and University-wide scholarships support outstanding women students.

Hamm Scholarship - March 5 deadline

hands in dirtA nonrenewable scholarship of $2000 is available to currently registered graduate students in the plant sciences and related disciplines from the Philip C. Hamm Memorial Scholarship Program. This is the most prestigious award in the plant sciences at the University of Minnesota. The award is highly competitive and the recipient(s) are usually in the advanced stages of a PhD program, often with multiple refereed publications.