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Scholarships & Fellowships

Dean’s Fellowship to Promote Diversity

The Dean’s Fellowship to Promote Diversity provides opportunities for students from systemically excluded groups who enter careers in the biomedical sciences. Applications are solicited from individuals applying to Master’s and PhD programs in the Biomedical Sciences Programs. Financial support for successful applicants will be determined based on the number of competitive applications received. All successful applicants will have the option to participate in a nonvoting role on Committees focused on diversifying the biomedical sciences, including the Drexel University College of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science Committee, Diversity Advisory Council, and the Committee for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence. Learn more.


“DIVERSITY IN DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT” FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The “4D” Fellowship is a joint effort between Janssen Oncology and Drexel’s Pharmacology and Physiology Department to encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the field of scientific research and drug discovery. The fellowship program is specifically designed to support underrepresented minority students as they complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare for a career in drug discovery and development. The fellowship will offer tuition coverage and a stipend for living expenses, and fellows will have the opportunity to conduct research at Janssen. Learn more.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Underrepresented minority student (defined by NIH guidelines)
  • Accepted into a full-time or online graduate degree program majoring in Drug Discovery and Development or Pharmacology and Physiology

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Master's Scholarship

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Drexel University College of Medicine awards scholarships to help defray tuition expense. This scholarship is open to incoming master’s students in eligible, department-affiliated programs. It is designed for those who have exhibited exceptional academic performance. A GPA of 3.3 or above is required for consideration. Learn more.


Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Master's Scholarship for Students Underrepresented in Science

To demonstrate our commitment to the values of diversity and inclusion, the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Drexel University College of Medicine awards scholarships to help defray tuition expense. This scholarship is open to incoming master’s students in eligible, department-affiliated programs. Learn more.


Scholarship for Underrepresented Minorities – MS Neuroscience Program

To demonstrate our commitment to the values of diversity and inclusion, the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy has allocated $60,000 in supplemental scholarships for Master of Science in Neuroscience program applicants who identify as an underrepresented population in biomedical research. Open to incoming master’s students, this scholarship will be awarded to two students each year to cover half the tuition for two years. Learn more.


The Amedeo Bondi, PhD Endowed Graduate Award

To a PhD graduating student for excellence in research performance during the training experience.


GRADUATE COLLEGE DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS (BLUE & GOLD)

Each year, the Graduate College offers, for open competition, a limited number of Graduate College Doctoral Fellowships that are designed to encourage the recruitment of highly qualified students for all of Drexel’s PhD and doctoral-level programs. Learn more.


Dean's Fellowship for Excellence in Collaborative or Themed Research

This fellowship is designed to support PhD-track students with innovative research projects to further develop their research experience. To learn more about the award and apply, please view the fellowship application guidelines [PDF].

For more information about travel awards or the Dean's Fellowship, contact:

Office of the Dean
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
Mail Stop 400
245 N. 15th Street, Suite 19309
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.4546
Email: CoM_GraduateSchool@drexel.edu


Dean's Graduate Student Travel Award

A limited number of Travel Awards are available for Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies (GSBSPS) students. To learn more about the award and apply, please view the following links:

 
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Students in the Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies viewing slides under a microscope.