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(PIPCHE) Graduate Research Fellowship

(PIPCHE) Graduate Research Fellowship

The University of Guam is very pleased to invite graduate students to participate and apply for its Pacific Island Partnership for Cancer Health Equity (PIPCHE) Graduate Research Fellowship in Cancer Disparities for the academic year 2022-2023.

Master degree aspirants who wish to apply for a master’s degree program, specifically at the University of Guam, are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The applicants may be US nationals or residents or students who identify as citizens of FSM, Marshall Islands, or Palau. The scholarship award is $9,000 and will provide faculty mentorship, travel opportunities, and research experience and training.

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University of Guam is a public land-grant university in Mangilao, Guam. The University of Guam was founded in 1952 as a two-year teacher-training school known as the Territorial College of Guam, established by Governor Carlton Skinner. In 1965, it was finally recognized as a four-year degree-granting institution, which became a land grant institution by the United States Congress in 1972.

Why choose to study at the University of Guam? The University of Guam is ranked #90 in Regional Universities West. The university’s mission is to empower the region by uniting island wisdom with universal sources of enlightenment to support exceptional education, discovery, and service that respect and benefit local and global communities

Application Deadline:  Applications are due by 23rd September 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Guam
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Master
  • Award: $9,000
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in the USA.

(PIPCHE) Graduate Research Fellowship


  • Eligible Countries: All US national students and selective international students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Any desired master’s degree program taught at the University of Guam can be applied.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be S. citizens, U.S. nationals, permanent U.S. residents, or citizens of FSM, Marshall Islands, or Palau.
  • The applicants must have an interest and thesis topic related to cancer health disparities in the Pacific

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students can apply for admission online through the portal. The students interested in applying for the funding opportunity must submit a scholarship application form and scholarship application form and submit [email protected] along with curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and career goals, proposed research plan, if applicable, and a brief description of the mentor’s research.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Letter of Intent and Statement
  • Resume
  • 2 signed Letters of Recommendation (some degree program requires
  • Proof of residency
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or a recognized foreign institution with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (C+) on a 4.00 grading system.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores on the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL PBT – 500
  • TOEFL CBT – 173
  • TOEFL IBT – 61
  • IELTS – 5.5


The University of Guam will award the candidates selected for this scholarship the following benefits:

  • $3,000 per semester for up to two years (pending availability of funding)
  • $6,000 per semester to work as a research assistant
  • Faculty mentorship
  • Travel opportunities
  • Research experience and training

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