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Financial Support for Graduate Students

Apply for the Monsanto Fellowship by January 15th.

Apply for the Bossuyt Scholarship for travel support by either June 1 or December 1.

Apply for the Eric and Louise Conn Graduate Student Award in Plant Biochemistry by January 15th.

Learn more about available Training Grants.

Learn more about financial support and academic appointments offered through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Learn more about National Institutes of Health (NIH) financial support for underrepresented graduate students.

Eric and Louise Conn Graduate Student Award in Plant Biochemistry

The award supports one or more outstanding graduate students each year (1) whose research is in the field of plant biochemistry and (2) who are members of the Plant Biology Graduate Group and/or the Biochemistry and Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology Graduate Group and, (3) whose faculty mentors are in the College of Biological Sciences.

The award will be in the amount of $2,000 and given to a graduate student who meets the above criteria. Student must be in good academic standing and a full-time, registered graduate student.

Application Process

Interested students are asked to submit the following application materials:

  • One page abstract describing your research
  • A list of applicant's publications and awards
  • A copy of academic record or transcript (sisweb NOT accepted)
  • One page letter of support from your major professor

The complete application packet should be submitted to:

Dawne Shell
College of Biological Sciences, Dean's Office

Application Deadline: January 15th

For further questions please contact Dawne Shell at 530-752-9092 or drshell@ucdavis.edu.