• Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    The Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship is an endowed fund created with proceeds from a successful patent awarded to Professor Mark F. Stinski. Professor Stinski was on the faculty of the Department of Microbiology from 1973-2011 and continues his affiliation with the Department in Emeritus status. The fellowship's purpose is to support undergraduates in pursuit of research in the field of microbiology. As a result of the generosity of Professor Stinski, the Department of Microbiology is able to provide one fellowship each year.


    • Stipend of $1008.00/month for up to 12 months
    • Full tuition scholarship for the stipend period
    • One (1) fellowship will be awarded annually 


    • Must be an undergraduate student seeking first baccalaureate degree in Microbiology
    • Must have a minimum 3.0 UI and cumulative GPA
    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student during the application period
    • Must have Junior status in Spring 2016
    • Must continue full-time as an undergraduate student in Microbiology 2016-2017
    • Must enroll in undergraduate research (MICR:4161 [061:161] or MICR:4171 [061:171]) during the fellowship period
    • May not undertake other employment paid by the Department of Microbiology during the term of the fellowship


    • This scholarship is not renewable. 

    Application and Deadline:

    • Click here for online application
      The online application is available through 4:00 PM February 19, 2016.  Fellowship winner will be announced by April 15, 2016.
    • All applicants must provide a letter of support from a science instructor emailed to undergrad-micro-info@uiowa.edu