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Predoctoral Fellowship

Institutional Training Grants or Fellowships:

  • Provides 2-3 years of support (stipend, tuition, travel money) for promising doctoral students

Available at West Virginia University Health Sciences Center:


Available to all West Virginia University Students

West Virginia University Fellowships


Students of Diversity:


The definition differs among awarding institutes – please check the award announcement. Students of diversity include underrepresented minorities, disabled, and disadvantaged (economically and first- college bound) and can also include female, especially in STEM fellowships.

Federal Predoctoral Fellowship Funding Sources:

IMPORTANT: Note that only selected NIH Institutes offer Individual Predoctoral NRSA Fellowships. Also, recipients must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Private Organization Opportunities
- American Association of University Women
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association: Great Rivers Affiliate
- American Lung Association
- American Medical Association Foundation Seed Grants (MD/PhD student interest)
- American Physiological Society: (minority fellowships, travel awards)
- APA Predoctoral Fellowships in the Neurosciences
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (summer or supplement awards)
- The Epilepsy Foundation
- HHMI Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students (MD/PhD, DMD/PhD students)
- Lupus Foundation of America* (summer or supplemental awards)