The Department of Bioengineering strongly encourages graduate students to apply for funding from the University or other agencies. The skills learned in the application process are critical to a student's success as a future researcher. Listed here are a few fellowship and grant resources. The Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also provides fellowship and assistantship resources about funding available to University of Illinois students.
A few resources for international students:
The Graduate College maintains a Fellowship Finder that contains numerous graduate student funding opportunities and allows comprehensive searches by:
- Stage of Study
- Award Type
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research
The largest funder of biomedical research in the world, the National Institutes of Health, funds research in numerous areas related to human health and disease.
The National Science Foundation (NSF)
An independent federal agency, the U.S. National Science Foundation funds approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted at America's colleges and universities.