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Scholarships in Microbiology

Scholarship-positions team has gathered information about different microbiology scholarships for pursuing higher education as this field is both rewarding and exciting for the students to have their successful career. Microbiology is the branch of medical science. It is related to the study of microscopic organisms. Microbiology is a broad term which includes virology, mycology, parasitology, bacteriology, immunology and other branches. A microbiologist is a professional who studies microbiology and the related topics. The significance of microbiology includes: biomedical research, formation of medicines, environmental applications and creation of new research tools and techniques. Microbiology helps to understand and treat diseases.

For pursuing microbiology as a career the students should have science as the main subject (in post secondary). Students may hold Bachelors, Masters or PhD degrees in Microbiology and practice a range of professions such as medical laboratory specialists, bacteriologists, botanists, geneticists, immunologists, parasitologist and virologists and conservationist.

Microbiology courses are offered by many universities around the world. For pursuing higher education there are plenty of scholarships available for international and native students. The prominent opportunities are available for national international students in the field of microbiology. Let’s follow the list below:-

Scholarship Program: Microbiology Scholarships at SIU
Employer: The Department of Microbiology, SIU
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: The Department of Microbiology offers multiple grants for outstanding undergraduate students. They include: the Maurice Ogur Memorial Prize, in honor of our former Department Chair; the Microbiology Alumni Scholarship and the Student Leadership Award, both funded by donations from former students; and the Faculty Scholarship in Microbiology, funded primarily through faculty donations.
Scholarship Website: http://www.micro.siu.edu/main/scholarships.html

Scholarship Program: Microbiology Scholarship Opportunities at Iowa state University
Employer: Iowa state University
Level of Study: undergraduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: If you would like to apply for an undergraduate program scholarship, review these available positions for eligibility. Select an appropriate scholarship name for the required application information and procedure. The Paul and Marge Hartman Freshman Scholarship is open to all entering Undergraduate Freshman students majoring in Microbiology who have completed an application to ISU and will be enrolled as a Freshman when the award is given.
Scholarship Website: http://www.micro.iastate.edu/ugrad/scholarships.html

Scholarship Program: Departmental Scholarship at Montana State University
Employer: Montana State University
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: Canada
Description: Outstanding Junior/Senior awards. These awards are based on faculty nominations along with merit, and the awardees will be selected based on a range of criteria determined by the Undergraduate Award Committee. If you feel you should be considered for one of these awards, please talk to one of your Microbiology instructors or your advisor about having them nominate you.
Scholarship Website: http://www.montana.edu/wwwmb/index.php?page=scholarships

Scholarship Program: L.S. McClung Scholarship in Microbiology
Employer: Indiana University
Level of Study: Graduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: Microbiology majors who are Indiana residents (required) as defined by Indiana University, and who, upon graduation, will work in the field of Microbiology or plan to pursue a graduate degree in that field.
Scholarship Website: http://www.bio.indiana.edu/undergraduate/awards/mcclung.shtml

Scholarship Program: Department of Microbiology and Immunology Scholarship
Employer: Georgetown University’s Biomedical Graduate Education
Level of Study: Graduate
Subjects: Microbiology and Immunology
Country: USA
Description: Georgetown University’s Biomedical Graduate Education will offer scholarships to new incoming students for Fall enrollments. financial aid positions will be issued in increments of $5,000 per student per year and will be paid in 50% increments in the two semesters.
Scholarship Website: http://microbiology.georgetown.edu/68727.html

Scholarship Program: Scholarships and Awards (Undergraduate and Graduate) at University of Manitoba
Employer: University of Manitoba
Level of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: Canada
Description: Mindel and Tom Olenick Medal and Prize is awarded to a graduating student in the Bachelor of Science Honours degree program with the highest standing in Microbiology or Biochemistry Honours throughout the program.
Scholarship Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/science/departments/microbiology/microawards.html

Scholarship Program: Floyd Microbiology Summer Fellowship
Employer: Indiana University of Bloomington
Level of Study: Graduate (PhD or MA)
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: The Floyd Microbiology Summer Fellowship is available for graduate students (PhD or MA) whose research focuses on problems in the field of microbiology.  First year Ph.D. students should not apply (your fellowship covers your summer support already), and MA students must have identified a thesis advisor to submit an application.
Scholarship Website: http://www.bio.indiana.edu/graduate/awards/floyd_micro_summer.shtml

Scholarship Program: JSMC PhD Fellowships (microbiologists, medical scientists, geoscientists, biochemists, chemoecologists)
Employer: Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Microbial Communication
Country: Germany
Description: The Graduate School Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. It conceptionally combines different research areas (microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and environmental interactions).
Scholarship Website: http://www.jsmc.uni-jena.de/

Scholarship Program: PhD Scholarship in Microbiology at University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Employer: Nordic Energy Research (NER) Institution
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: Denmark
Description: The PhD project will investigate the carbon allocation metabolism in cyanobacteria with the purpose of designing carbohydrate production in a manner this is useful for biofuel and biofeed applications. The successful PhD applicant will become familiar with modern approaches to microbial “green chemistry”, which include genomic, physiological, biochemical, and molecular analyses of microbial systems, as well as genetic and metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria.
Scholarship Website: http://www.ku.dk/english/available_positions/vip/

Scholarship Program: Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University
Employer: Colorado State University
Level of Study: undergraduate
Subjects:  Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
Country: USA
Description: To be eligible for any of the following scholarships you must complete the CSUSA on-line application AND write an essay on “Why you chose microbiology as your major, what experiences and/or background you have in the field, and what your professional goals are after you earn your bachelor’s degree in microbiology.” The essay must be typed and not exceed one single page in length.
Scholarship Website: http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/ns/departments/mip/undergraduate/scholarships.aspx

Scholarship Program: The Department of Microbiology Scholarship at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Employer: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: The Department of Microbiology offers eight scholarships, totaling over $5500, to Microbiology majors and Clinical Laboratory Science students each year.
Scholarship Website: http://www.uwlax.edu/microbiology/html/scholarships.htm

Scholarship Program: GIBCO/BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize
Employer: Endowment provided by the GIBCO/BRL Enzyme Freezer Program
Level of Study: Research
Subjects: Microbiology
Country: Canada
Description: This award is funded by an endowment provided by the GIBCO/BRL Enzyme Freezer Program. Nominations from Faculty supervisors should be submitted to the Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology between April 15 and April 30 of each year.
Scholarship Website: http://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/studentfinance/index.cfm?app=awards&page=index&id=C0297

Scholarship Program: PhD Research positions in Microbiology/Biochemistry
Employer: Marie Curie Initial Training Network (CLOSTNET) on the molecular biology of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Clostridium species: Nottingham, Exeter, Rostock, Munich, Helsinki, Maribor, Rome, Marseille, Boxmeer, Toulouse, And Cambridge
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Microbiology/Biochemistry
Country: UK
Description: There is an urgent need to better understand the basic biology of these important bacteria to counter the diseases they cause and exploit their potential benefits. Using cutting edge technology and pulling together the expertise from centres of excellence across Europe, “CLOSTNET” aims to meet this need. This four year, £5 million project is funded by the EU Marie Curie FP7 People Programme and involves academic and industrial partners from seven European Member States. Specific workpackages will focus on: (i) Global Gene Regulation; (ii) Spore Formation and Germination; (iii) Secretion of Pathogenic Determinants and Hydrolytic Enzymes; (iv) Metabolism, and; (v) Genome Plasticity.
Scholarship Website: http://www.clostridia.net/clostnet-intro.html

Scholarship Program: Rotation PhD in Plant Science & Microbiology
Employer: BBSRC/John Innes Foundation/Sainsbury Laboratory/The Genome Analysis Centre
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Plant Science & Microbiology
Country: UK
Description: This prestigious multidisciplinary programme involves three internationally respected institutions in Norwich, UK: the John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Centre and The Genome Analysis Centre. The programme is designed to attract outstanding applicants with excellent academic records who show potential for research at the highest level. Special features of the programme include three research rotations in the first year and a general empowerment of student choice in the selection of both research topics and supervisors.
Scholarship Website: http://www.jic.ac.uk/students/search/details.asp?id=1051

Scholarship Program: PhD PositionsMicrobiology and Biofilm Research
Employer: Lundbeck Foundation
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Microbiology and Biofilm Research
Country: Denmark
Description: PhD Positionswithin the project “Paradigm lost – Chronic infections take the place of acute infections” funded by the Lundbeck Foundation. The project will generate basic scientific knowledge and subsequently translate the results into improved diagnostics and treatments of chronically infected patients. An intertwining focus area will aim to elucidate the relationship between planktonic and sessile growth and, consequently, the interplay between infections (acute and chronic) and important components of the host defence.
Scholarship Website: http://www.ku.dk/english/available_positions/vip/

Scholarship Program: Postgraduate Research Scholarships at Murdoch University, Australia
Employer: Murdoch University
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Subjects: Animal Production, Crop and Pasture Production, Fisheries Sciences, Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy, Clinical Sciences, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Film, Television and Digital Media, Communication and Media Studies, Physical Chemistry, Asian studies, Zoology and Veterinary Science.
Country: Australia
Description: Murdoch University is one of Australia’s most research-intensive universities. Murdoch’s Higher Degree by Research completion rates are amongst the highest in Australia across a broad range of Areas of Research strength, for example Animal Production, Crop and Pasture Production, Fisheries Sciences, Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy, Clinical Sciences, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Film, Television and Digital Media, Communication and Media Studies, Physical Chemistry, Asian studies, Zoology and Veterinary Science.
Scholarship Website: http://www.murdoch.edu.au/Research-capabilities/Future-research-students/International-Scholarships/?s_kwcid=TC%7C9550%7Cresearch%20scholarship%7Cscholarship-positions.com%7CC%7C%7C12830156562&gclid=CLmk356tmrICFcQNfAod-hkABA

Scholarship Program: TRECCAfrica Scholarships for Master’s programmes
Employer: The TRECCAfrica University Consortium
Level of Study: Master’s
Subjects: sustainable development, environmental management, renewable energy, food science and technology, natural resource assessment, climate and society, biotechnology, agro-ecology, soil physics, microbiology and veterinary medicine.
Country: Africa
Description: Up to 32 full-degree two-year Master’s financial aid positions will be awarded to applicants to enroll in a number highly sought-after master’s programmes related to sustainability and environment. The grants cover travel, tuition and a living allowance of €600 per month for 24 months.
Scholarship Website: http://www.treccafrica.com/latest-news/press-release:-treccafrica-scholarships-for-master-and-rsquo;s-programmes-announced.html

Scholarship Program: International PhD program at The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-MIC)
Employer: The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-MIC)
Level of Study: PhD
Subjects: Environmental, cellular and molecular microbiology
Country: Germany
Description: The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-MIC) is a graduate school offering an international PhD program and excellent research possibilities for young scientists. The school is a collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universität Marburg.
Scholarship Website: http://www.imprs-marburg.de/

Scholarship Program: South African Breweries (SAB) Biological Science / Chemical Engineering bursaries
Employer: South African Breweries (SAB) Limited
Level of Study: Bachelors
Subjects: Biological Science / Chemical Engineering
Country: South Africa
Description: SAB invites students in pursuing an undergraduate BSc degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Biochemistry and Microbiology to apply for the SAB Biological Science/Chemical Engineering Bursary. South Africa’s oldest alcoholic drinks producer South African Breweries (SAB) Limited (now a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange-listed South African Breweries Miller plc (SABMiller)) is inviting South African students who are already in university.
Scholarship Website: https://careers.group.sabmiller.com/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NEY3MzkxQ0U2QUI3MENEMEUxMDA4MDAwMEExQTZGNTcmY2FuZF90eXBlPUVYVA%3d%3d&sap-client=800&sap-language=EN

Scholarship Program: Medical Microbiology Fellowship
Employer: The Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine
Level of Study: Research
Subjects: Medical Microbiology
Country: USA
Description: Applicants for the ACGME-accredited program must hold an M.D. degree (or foreign equivalent with ECFMG certification), be board eligible or board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, or have completed one year of clinical infectious diseases training after board certification in internal medicine, pediatrics, or both. Applicants must be eligible for a Utah State medical license.
Scholarship Website: http://www.path.utah.edu/education/fellowships/clinical-microbiology

Scholarship Program: Microbiology Fellowship
Employer: The Yale-New Haven Medical Center
Level of Study: Research
Subjects: Clinical Pathology or Infectious Diseases
Country: USA
Description: The fellowship is a one year program for physician’s board certified or eligible in Clinical Pathology or Infectious Diseases that combines clinical, research and teaching responsibilities.  The fellow’s primary responsibilities are at Yale-New Haven Hospital, with rotation through a Public Health Laboratory.
Scholarship Website: http://labmed.yale.edu/education/fellowships/microbio/index.aspx

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Shilpi Prasad