UNCF & MERCK team up to offer extraordinary opportunities in science

Every year, scholarships and fellowships are awarded through a national competition. Over 590 students & scholars in the biological and chemical sciences have found support, knowledge, careers and advancement.

Applications are now closed for 2016 

and will not reopen for future cycles
 

Science Research Scholarship Awards
  • Scholarships up to $25,000
  • Internship Opportunities will be available and applied for separately
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Eligibility: College juniors, science or engineering majors, 3.3 GPA 
Science Research Dissertation Fellowships
  • Fellowships up to $53,500
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent degree candidates engaged in dissertation research in biological, chemical or engineering fields
Science Research Fellowships
  • Fellowships up to $92,000
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent degree recipients in biological or chemical research fields