Fellowships support dissertation research by students from groups that have been historically underrepresented,
and remain underrepresented today in the microbiological sciences nationally, including African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders. The fellowship is for one year.
Be from groups that have been determined by the applicant's institution to be underrepresented in the microbiological science.
be formally admitted to a doctoral program in the microbiological sciences in an accredited U.S. institution.
Have successfully completed all graduate coursework requirements for the doctoral degree by the date of activation of the fellowship.
Be a student member of ASM.
Be mentored by an ASM member.
Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
Not be funded by another source during the fellowship year.
Award amount: $21,000
ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship
American Society for Microbiology
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