USDA NATIONAL NEEDS Ph.D. FELLOWSHIP: Improving the Efficiency of Livestock Production Through Genetic SelectionUSDA NIFA requires Training for Responsible Conduct of Research. The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has instituted a new requirement for training for Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research. The RCR training is required for all project directors, fculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, undergraduate students and staff participating in research projects funded by NIFA. Documentation of training is subject to NIFA review upon request. Graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to enroll in the ISU course GR ST 565, Responsible Conduct of Research in Science and Engineering.
ALL PRESENT USDA NATIONAL NEEDS FELLOWSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED
*Domestic students seeking a Ph.D. and who are interested in livestock improvement
Other Fellowships at Iowa State University
Biotechnology FellowshipsHighly qualified applicants with interests in biotechnology can be nominated for Biotechnology Fellowships. This award is either a stipend of $20,000 per year for one year, a stipend of $10,000 per year for one year or a stipend supplement of $5,000 per year for four years. Applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5, a minimum total GRE Verbal 530 (155) and Quantitative 680 (153) score of 1300 (310) and Writing score of 4.0. In addition to these scores the applicant must have biotechnology based research experience and and excellent letters of recommendation. Two Fellowships can be awarded each fiscal year per program. Students are recommended by the program; both domestic and international students are considered.
F. Wendell Miller Trust Graduate FellowshipsEach year, provided funding is available, the Interdepartmental Genetics program can nominate one student for a MILLER Graduate Fellowship. This award is a stipend supplement of $5,000 per year for three years (Ph.D.) or $4,000 per year for two years (M.S.) in addition to the student's regular assistantship. Genetics has 1 Miller Fellowship to award.