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UAB Financial Information

UAB Graduate Family Assistance Scholarship
Scholarship funds will be provided to graduate students who have family-related financial commitments that would, if not resolved, prevent them from enrolling in a degree-granting graduate program. ONLY INCOMING STUDENTS WHO ARE ALREADY ACCEPTED INTO A RESEARCH BASED DOCTORAL PROGRAM ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

BBVA Compass Mortgage Graduate Student Scholarship
For graduate students. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2016.

Lister Hill Center for Health Policy fellowship program
The purpose of the Fellowship is to assist in the transfer of health policy and health services research skills to the policy making setting. For 2010, the Center will fund up to two individuals with a stipend amount of $28,800 per Fellow.

Comprehensive Minority Faculty and Student Development Program (CMFSDP) Fellowships
Graduate Fellowships are available to qualified African American students, newly enrolled at UAB and seeking to earn a Ph.D. degree.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded UAB Hughes Med to Grad Fellowship Program
Graduates of the UAB Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Program will enter the workforce with the necessary experience in translational research and leadership training to move discoveries effectively between the bench and bedside.

License to Learn Scholarship
UAB National Alumni Society License To Learn Scholarships are designed to provide additional financial aid to currently enrolled, undergraduate and graduate level UAB students.

Joseph F. Volker Alumni Scholarship
In an effort to recognize the accomplishments of currently enrolled UAB students, the UAB National Alumni Society established a scholarship award program named in honor of the late Dr. Joseph F. Volker.

Distinguished Alumni Scholarship
Distinguished Alumni Scholarship The Student Relations Committee established a new scholarship endowment in 1994 to honor the Society's Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.

Dr. Charles A. McCallum International Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to recognize UAB National Alumni Society international chapters located in Thailand and Taiwan, and to honor Dr. Charles "Scotty" McCallum, UAB president emeritus, who helped to establish these two chapters.

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Graduate School News

Student Spotlight- Benjamin Owusu

Benjamin Owusu Student Spotlight Portrait 2Benjamin Owusu has been very busy during his time as a doctoral student at UAB. Read about all he has accomplished and why he is so deserving of being in the Graduate School's "Student Spotlight".  Read more ...

Exploring the mystery of bacteria that cause cavities and their role in overall human health

Stephanie Momeni squareStephanie Momeni, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology at UAB, seeks to understand whether we can identify those strains of bacteria associated with tooth decay and whether we can determine how and when they are acquired. Read more ...

Are older adults receiving acute stroke treatment?

Karen Albright squareKaren Albright, DO, MPH, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Epidemiology, found that while older adults (aged 65+) accounted for 68 percent of ischemic stroke discharges at hospitals across the U.S., they only make up approximately half of the stroke patients receiving acute treatment. Read more ...
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