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Funding Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Deadline: September 14, 2015

Tenable in over 140 different countries, the grant will fully fund an academic year of research abroad in 2016-17.  The Fulbright U.S. Student Grant will also fund work as an English Teaching Assistant in many countries.  While the competition is limited to  U.S. citizens, graduating seniors, masters students, and doctoral students are all eligible to compete.  Over 1900 grants will be awarded in the current application cycle. 

Jim Hohenbary, the Fulbright Program Adviser for Kansas State University, is happy to answer questions and help students explore the opportunity.  He can be contacted at 215 Fairchild Hall, (785) 532-3422.  A complete draft of the application should be submitted to Jim Hohenbary by the September 14th deadline.  Interested students are encouraged to begin planning and talking to their faculty mentors right away.

KSU Genetics Doctoral Fellowship Program

Deadline:  December 15, 2015
The KSU Genetics Doctoral Fellowship Program provides students with an opportunity to experience research in up to three genetics faculty labs before choosing a Ph.D. mentor. Each fellow is supported with a graduate research assistantship 12 month stipend of $28,800 plus tuition and benefits yearly. This level of support is guaranteed to the fellows for five years as long as they continue to make progress towards their Ph.D. and maintain a 3.4 GPA.