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Graduate students

The College of Biological Sciences is home to five distinct graduate programs, spanning biochemistry to plant biology. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS graduate students.

Minnesota Sea Grant Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

Minnesota Sea Grant has recently released information about its 2018 student scholarship and fellowship opportunities. Each opportunity is paid and gives students hands-on experience in the sciences. These opportunities include work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the EPA, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Great Lakes Commission, and more.

Learn more about Sea Grant grants and fellowships:

Graduate Students/Recent Graduates

Getting Down to Business

With biology-based solutions moving into the foreground, cross-sector collaborations between industry and academia present a unique opportunity to drive innovation and train students.

Fernando Bazan

Pennycress, Pollinators and Paris

CBS graduate student Jason Thomas receives Fulbright Scholarship to study plant sciences in France.

Jason Thomas

From the fields of St. Paul campus, Jason Thomas’ next plant venture will take him across the Atlantic to further explore the plant sciences.

Fulbright Fair Spring 2017

Juniors and seniors, would you like to study, teach, or do research abroad after graduation? Graduate students, do you have plans for international dissertation research? Learn about opportunities to do all of this with the Fulbright Student Program.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, March 22 
  • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • 240 Northrop


Chelsea Cervantes de Blois, Ph.D. candidate in Geography