Matilda Edlund Scholarship


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.


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


  • Two awards
  • $10,000 stipend divided equally over a twelve month period, September-August
  • The award does not include tuition or fees
  • The award is not renewable



Julian Braxton – Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Kendra Radtke – Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

Nathan Ersumo  – Bioengineering
Raphael Frankfurter – Medical Anthropology
Michael Schoof – Tetrad

To learn more about how this and other internal fellowships are awarded, visit the Internal Fellowships page.