Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities

Graduate students are highly encouraged to apply for the following fellowship opportunities to support their career development, and research activities.

*Fellowship with a white background does not have a requirement on citizenship.


Added incentive for recruiting new, truly exceptional Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Fine Arts students to UF. If you are a graduate student interested in this fellowship, please contact the academic unit of your degree program for more information.

Undergraduate Student Fellowship Opportunities

Undergraduate students who are interested in applying these opportunities are encouraged to discuss with Dr. Zhang


The Emerging Scholars Program encourages early undergraduate students who are interested in adding a research experience to their curriculum at the freshman or sophomore year to apply for this entry-level program. This opportunity provides stipend for awardee.

Deadline April each year

UF MARC GatorSTAR Program

MARC fellows will be appointed in the summer of each year for two years. During their appointment, MARC fellows participate in intensive biomedical research with a UF faculty mentor, receive weekly professional development training, and are provided a stipend of about $1,100 per month and a 60% tuition scholarship, among other benefits. Over 80% of prior UF MARC fellows have continued to prestigious PhD or MD/PhD programs after graduation.
If you are 1) a sophomore, 2) considering a career in biomedical research, 3) are from a group that has been traditionally under-represented in the sciences, and 4) are a US citizen or permanent resident, consider applying for the UF MARC GatorSTAR fellowship program

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