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2021 NSF RISE graduate Fellowship

Minority PhD students in the Environmental Toxicology program may competitively apply for the NSF RISE Fellowships which carry a stipend in the amount of $22,000 per student for 12 months in addition to an $8000.00 tuition waiver. Travel to national and local conferences may also be competitively supported for Fellowship awardees.


  • US citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Curriculum Vitae that includes your most recent employment, previous fellowships, scholarships, awards, publications
  • Research Interests and Study Plan in one of the areas of concern for the RISE grant.
  • Two letters of reference and transcripts

Complete the application form, attach the required documentation and submit to no later than September 17, 2021.

Please download the flyer here.