Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

External Funding Sources and Awards Granted to Current MD-PhD Students

Tri-I MD-PhD students have been extremely successful in obtaining external funding for their research. Beyond the awards themselves, the process of applying for external grants is a useful part of students’ professional training and is actively encouraged and supported by the Program faculty.

Currently, over 30 students in the Tri-I MD-PhD Program and at least 50% of each incoming class have an NRSA pre-doctoral training grant (F30) from the:

Additionally, current Tri-I MD-PhD students have been awarded funding from the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, the Department of Defense, and the American Heart Foundation.


National Institutes of Health (NIH) logo

Soros Fellowship Logo

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Logo