This endowed award recognizes excellent Michigan State University graduate student research that contributes to knowledge in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering. The funds should be used to enhance a research project.
MSU Graduate School Fellowships
The following fellowships are administered by The Graduate School. The application process for each fellowship varies. Due dates are generally updated during the summer. Please click on the fellowship for more information on eligibility and application information.
Passionate in the belief that all members of society deserve the opportunity to develop to their highest human potential, Barbara and Jim Thomas established this graduate fellowship for individuals whose studies demonstrate the pursuit of "social justice for all".
The Barnett Rosenberg Assistantship in Biological Sciences is administered by the College of Natural Science. The stipend for 2023-24 will be $35,000 which includes a standard graduate assistantship to cover health insurance and tuition waiver.
The LeMense fellowship will be awarded to graduate students who graduated from a US public high school and demonstrated academic excellence in their undergraduate studies. Applicants may be pursuing a degree in education, healthcare, or engineering.
Mr. Christopher Thornton is passionate about quality health. He sees the value in a high-quality health care system. This includes making sure everyone is provided quality health care to educating future health care providers and researchers. The work these future providers will do is key to elevating the health care in our country.
The Clifford Humphrys Fellowship for Preservation of Water Quality in The Great Lakes will benefit students enrolled in any graduate program at MSU studying or doing research on water quality, especially as it relates to the Great Lakes and Lake Michigan in particular. The Fellowship is intended to encourage students who have demonstrated the capacity to achieve educational and professional goals, the motivation to achieve these goals, and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress.
The COGS Disciplinary Leadership Award is awarded to graduate students who have clearly demonstrated leadership in their respective disciplines and/or professional societies at the local, state, regional, national, or international levels while a student at MSU.
MSU Council of Graduate Students (COGS) established this endowment in 2021 to recognize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts by graduate and professional students in or through their program, unit, or department at MSU.
The recipients are selected during Spring Semester to be awarded the following Fall Semester. Recipients need to be enrolled for the Fall Semester.
Approximately one hundred and seventy (170) dissertation completion fellowships (DCFs) are available annually to allow students to devote full time to writing the dissertation with the goal that the dissertation will be completed during the tenure of the fellowship.
Dr. Karen Klomparens Fellowship recipient(s) will receive a one-time fellowship award in the spring semester and will attend an event in honor of Dr. Klomparens' legacy. The number of awards made in a given year and the amount of the awards will be based upon available expendable amounts in that year.