UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation

The purpose of this fellowship is to increase the number of African Americans in the pipeline of biomedical science education and research in the fields of biological and physical sciences.

Sponsor United Negro College Fund and Merck

Description

The UNCF-Merck Science Initiative is dedicated to supporting the training and development of world-class African American biomedical scientists to achieve the complementary goals of national economic competitiveness and social diversity.

Each award provides up to $35,000, which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and billable fees.  This award is not transferable. The recipient’s department may apply for a Department Grant of up to $10,000.  The actual amount of this grant is continent upon funds remaining in the scholarship portion of the award after all tuition, room and board, and billable fees are paid.

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