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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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Community of Science
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National Science Foundation
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NIH Research Training Opportunities

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Graduate School News

50 awardees honored at 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony

cirtl logo sq 100x10050 awardees were honored on Wednesday April 27 at the 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony. To prepare for careers in STEM and Social Sciences, these graduate students and postdocs from across campus have undertaken training to develop their college teaching skills through UAB’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning. Read more ...

15 UAB faculty honored for excellence in mentorship

Mentorship Logo RGBFifteen faculty members were honored April 20 at a ceremony recognizing the University of Alabama at Birmingham's outstanding mentors. The 2016 Graduate School Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship Ceremony drew more than 120 people to celebrate the honoree's achievements. Read more ...

Exploring memory storage and retrieval through neuroscience and art

rememory group photo squareMika Guzman Karlsson, an MD/PhD candidate from the Sweatt lab, and Megan Rich, a PhD student from the Bolding lab, both from the Department of Neurobiology, described how memories are stored and retrieved at the Discoveries in the Making event at the Homewood Library on April 14, 2016. Read more ...
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