UTSA infectious disease center establishes doctoral scholarships

By Christi Fish
Public Affairs Specialist

(July 7, 2009)--The UTSA South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (STCEID) has established a scholarship to support Ph.D. students studying infectious disease. The $21,500 stipend funded by the STCEID will be awarded to two Ph.D. students each year in the form of monthly payments.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program at UTSA, have completed more than two years in the program and advanced to candidacy, and be performing thesis research under the mentorship of an STCEID investigator. the application deadline is Wednesday, July 15.

Applications must include a thesis research proposal not exceeding five pages excluding references. The proposal, which mimics the format required for federal funding, must be completed in 11 point Times font with half-inch margins or larger and must include these sections:

  • Specific aims
  • Background
  • Preliminary results
  • Experimental methods

To learn more or to apply for an STCEID scholarship, contact Cynthia Goins at (210) 458-6803 or Karl Klose at (210) 458-6140.

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