Presidents' Research Scholarship
GSBS students can apply to this Scholarship by submitting the Presidents' Research Scholarship application with the required documents before the application deadline. Students should carefully read the Application Instructions and Award Eligibility Criteria below before starting their applications.
Call for Applications: May 25, 2023
Application Deadline: June 23 at 5:00 p.m.
Notification of Winners: Late July 2023
Award Amount: $5,000 in funds to student
Online Application - currently closed
Purpose: These Scholarships are supported with funds provided by the Presidents of The University of Texas Health Science Center and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center to recognize the most outstanding research accomplishments by senior GSBS students prior to graduation. The awards are intended to be the most prestigious honor given to current GSBS students.
Eligibility: Applicants must be in good academic standing and have advanced to PhD candidacy. Both PhD and MD/PhD students qualify, but students must be enrolled at GSBS for the entire summer 2023 semester to receive the scholarship. Students who anticipate defending their dissertation in the next two years immediately following the application deadline are particularly encouraged to apply.
Note: The 2023 Presidents’ Scholars will be invited to present their research at the Presidents' Scholars Research Symposium in conjunction with GSBS New-Student Orientation during the week of August 21-25, 2023.
- Pujun Guan - (Advisor: Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD) - QS Program
- Lisa Huang - (Advisor: Liuqing Yang, PhD) - CB Program
- Rachel van Drunen - (Advisor: Kristin Eckel-Mahan, PhD) - NS Program
- Xu Zhang - (Advisor: Fabricio Do Monte, DVM, PhD) - NS Program
For Previous Recipients, please click here