Matilda Edlund Scholarship


Purpose

This competitive scholarship supports entering graduate students during their first year of graduate study. Recipients are expected to work closely with a faculty member who will mentor and guide them in their academic coursework and scientific research.

Eligibility

  • First-year PhD students
  • No citizenship requirements
  • In any graduate academic program

Required Nomination Documents/Information

  • Undergraduate Institution
  • Prior graduate institution, if applicable
  • 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 for admissions (5 MB limit, PDF file)

Support

  • Two awards
  • $13,000 stipend (2021-22) divided equally over a twelve month period, September-August
  • The award does not include tuition or fees
  • The award is not renewable

Awardees

2021-2022

Kevin Y. Chen – Biomedical Sciences
Kourtney Nham – Sociology

2020-2021

Hossein Kalantari – Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Rebecca Newmark – Medical Anthropology

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