Scholarships in Neuroscience

Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a doctoral student researching topics relevant to aging and later-life learning. Graduate students whose research focuses on topics relevant to Elderhostel or later-life learning are also encourage to apply.

Grass Fellowship in Neurobiology

Award: -, Deadline: December 5

Preference is given to applicant who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in research. Research proposal, budget, and letter of recommendation are required to be submitted. Award is for full tuition for a 14-week fellowship at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship in Biological Sciences

Award: $31,000, Deadline: December 14

Applicant must submit GRE scores and be a U.S. citizen. If not a citizen, applicant must attend U.S. educational institution and submit TOEFL scores if English is not primary language. Applicant must have completed less than one year of post-baccalaureate work toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. following completion of undergraduate or medical degree.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Neurosciences

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and demonstrate a commitment to a career in neuroscience related to ethnic minority mental health. Award is to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in the field of neuroscience. Applicant must submit an essay, references and transcripts.

Predoctoral Training in the Neurosciences

Award: $20,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled full-time and demonstrate a commitment to career in neuroscience related to ethnic minority mental health. Award is to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in the field of neuroscience. Applications are accepted from all students along with an essay, GRE scores, references and transcripts.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Math and Science Initiative Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be new, full-time freshmen students who have a declared major of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, math, neuroscience or physics. Students must meet the minimum requirements for the Presidential Scholarship to qualify for the Math and Science award.