UC Multi-Campus Research Unit Fellowships

The University of California offers the following systemwide fellowships. Each award has a specific purpose and application process.


Important: Applications for these awards do not go through the UCSF Contracts and Grants Office. Institutional approval is provided by the Graduate Division.

California Breast Cancer Research Program

The overall goal of the California Breast Cancer Research Program is to fund research that will result in rapid advances in breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment and cure. Funds awarded may be used for stipends, fees, tuition, and research expenses and may be used over one or more years. Applications are due annually in January for the following academic year. Contact [email protected] for details.


Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program

The University of California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) awards dissertation-year and postdoctoral fellowships to support research on tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. Research funded by TRDRP should provide novel methods for tobacco use prevention or address the needs of current and/or former smokers. To this end, TRDRP supports tobacco-related research in biomedical science, neuroscience, social and behavioral science, epidemiology, and public health. TRDRP invites investigations into the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of tobacco-related diseases and the development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of existing or novel approaches to tobacco control and tobacco education.

Eligibility: Graduate students working on their dissertation, and postdoctoral scholars. Funds awarded may be used for stipends, tuition, and research expenses and may be used over one or more years.
Due date: Applications are due annually in January for the following academic year. Contact [email protected] for details.


UC MEXUS

Jethro Hernandez Berrones
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) is a multi-campus research unit that sponsors and coordinates the University's research and other activities related to Mexico. UC MEXUS offers a range of awards in all disciplines to foster academic collaborations with Mexican institutions and scholars.

Eligibility: This program offers dissertation fellowships for doctoral candidates, grant awards for short-term projects. Contact [email protected] for details.
Due date: Check the UC MEXUS website for specific dates as application deadlines vary by award.


Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Scholarship

The UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites qualified UC graduate students working on a dissertation project in the humanities and medicine or in the theoretical social sciences and medicine to apply for the Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Scholarship.

Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to one or more regularly enrolled full-time UC graduate students working in appropriate fields. Applicants must be: working on dissertations in the humanities and medicine or theoretical social sciences and medicine; advanced to doctoral candidacy by June 30 of the year in which they apply; and enrolled at their home campus during the scholarship period. Preference is given to students who are more advanced in their PhD dissertation research and writing. The scholarship may be used for tuition, living expenses, and research expenses for one academic year. The student will be based at his or her own campus; the scholarship is not a residency at the UCHRI.
Due date: Applications are due annually in February for the following academic year. Contact [email protected] for details.