• 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 $969.00/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 strong academic record (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 2015
    • Must continue full-time as an undergraduate student in Microbiology 2015-2016
    • Must enroll in undergraduate research (MICR:4161 [061:161] or MICR:4171 [061:171]) during the fellowship period


    • This scholarship is not renewable. 

    Application and Deadline:

    • The application deadline for 2015-2016 has passed.