Graduate School Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign

If you are thinking about attending graduate school in the field of Nutritional Sciences and you have an outstanding academic record, the University of Illinois had funding opportunities for graduate school.  We have a Penn State grad who just finished her Master’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences and she had a great experience.  See the information below:

Fellowship Opportunities in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois

DNS Excellence Fellowships: DNS Excellence Fellowships are funded through the DNS Excellence Endowment and are awarded to applicants with outstanding academic and research accomplishments.  This fellowship provides a stipend of $22,000 per year and includes a full tuition and partial fees waiver.

Jonathan Baldwin Turner Fellowships: These fellowships are provided to DNS through the College of Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences and are awarded to students with outstanding applications.  These fellowships provide one to three years of support with a stipend of $22,000 per year.  The fellowship includes a full tuition and partial fees waiver.

Kraft Heinz Company Fellowships: Kraft Heinz Company fellowships are provided through the Kraft Heinz Company Endowment that was established in DNS.  These fellowships recognize outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds.  The fellowship provides a stipend of $22,000 per year and also includes $1,000 in conference travel funds per year for the fellow. These fellowships include a full tuition and partial fees waiver.

*Doctoral students receiving Kraft Heinz Company Fellowships will also be nominated to participate in the Graduate College Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute, a program that provides students with an early introduction to graduate school and their research program. Participating students are provided with campus housing, meals, travel funds and a summer stipend.  For more information visit http://www.grad.illinois.edu/diversity/spi.

Graduate College Fellowships: The Division has the opportunity each year to nominate outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds for UIUC Graduate College Fellowships.  These fellowships provide a stipend of $22,000-$25,000 per year and provide support for one to three years.  Recipients of Graduate College Fellowships also receive $1,000 in conference travel funds per year.

*Doctoral students nominated for Graduate College Fellowships will also be nominated to participate in the Graduate College Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute, a program that provides students with an early introduction to graduate school and their research program. Participating students are provided with campus housing, meals, travel funds and a summer stipend.  For more information visit http://www.grad.illinois.edu/diversity/spi.

In order to be considered for a fellowship, applicants must be a US citizen and should submit their application for admission to DNS by or before December 15th, 2017.

For information on DNS admission requirements or to learn how to apply, visit  https://nutrsci.illinois.edu/future-students.

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