The Brand, Johnston & Kunze Fellowships are not being offered for 2016-17.

Brand, Johnston & Kunze Fellowships

Deadline: Noon, November 8, 2016

Charles J. Brand Fellowship

This award is open to graduate students doing study/research in the botanical sciences.  $25,000 for the academic year, plus tuition and subsidized health insurance.  One award.

Stanwood Johnston Fellowship

For graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, geology, geophysics, microbiology, or physics. $25,000 for the academic year, plus tuition and subsidized health insurance.  One award.

Frieda Martha Kunze Fellowship

For graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, or biomedical sciences. $25,000 for the academic year, plus tuition and subsidized health insurance.  Up to two awards

Eligibility

Must be registered as a Ph.D. student and have completed at least one year of graduate study at the University of Minnesota at the time of application.

Application Process

What will I need to complete my application?

Apply Electronically

Selection Criteria

The review and selection will be conducted by University of Minnesota faculty, which will select the awardees based on the following criteria:

  • the strength of the overall academic record,
  • the cohesiveness of the study or research plan and the clarity with which it is conveyed to the non-specialist,
  • the timeliness of progress toward the degree, and
  • the strength of the letters of recommendation.

Notification

Applicants will be notified, in writing, by the end of February.