Ralph H. Kellogg Endowed Chancellor's Fellowship


This competitive fellowship will support an entering graduate student during their first year of graduate study, who shows outstanding promise for research in the biological and biomedical sciences.


  • First-year PhD students
  • No citizenship requirements
  • Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Bioengineering, Biological and Medical Informatics, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Epidemiology and Translational Science, Neuroscience, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics, Rehabilitation Science, TETRAD

Required Nomination Documents/Information

  • Undergraduate Institution
  • Prior graduate institution, if applicable
  • GPA (most current)
  • One recommendation letter from the student's application OR one recommendation letter from a UCSF faculty member (5 MB limit, PDF file)
  • CV or statement of academic achievements, including abstracts of published papers, all postsecondary honors and activities (from application for admissions) - 5 MB limit, PDF file
  • Copy of the transcript submitted with the application (5 MB limit, PDF file)


  • One award
  • $28,000 stipend divided equally over a twelve month period, September-August for the 2024-25 academic year
  • The award does not include tuition or fees
  • The award is not renewable




Clara Kochendoerfer – Biomedical Sciences


Madeleine Emily Urbanek ‒ Biomedical Sciences

Learn more about how this and other internal fellowships are awarded.