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Fellowship Opportunities

*Organized by due date


Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award


Ruth L. Kirschstein Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research


PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Award


Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

American Epilepsy Society (AES) Predoctoral Research Fellowships


The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Program

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship


National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Writing Resources

Online Materials

Duke graduate school scientific writing resource

ascb writing resources

A writers’ handbook

Common Errors in English

English Style and Usage

Guide to Grammar and Style, by Jack Lynch

Printed Materials

Robert Boice. Professors as Writers. Stillwater, 1990.

Robert A. Day. Scientific English, A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 2nd Edition. Oryx Press, Phoenix AZ, 1995.

Robert A. Day. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, 5th Edition. Oryx Press, Phoenix AZ, 1996.

George D. Gopen and Judith A. Swan. The Science of Scientific Writing. American Scientist, 78: 550-558, 1990.

Edward J. Huth, M.D. How to Write and Publish Papers in the Medical Sciences. ISI Press, Philadelphia, 1982.

William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White, illustrated by Maira Kalman. The Elements of Style (Illustrated), 5th Edition. Penguin Books, New York, NY, 2007.

Edward R. Tufte. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.

Joseph M. Williams. Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, 5th Edition. Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc., New York, 1997.

Peter Woodford. Scientific Writing for Graduate Students: A Manual on the Teaching of Scientific Writing. Rockefeller University Press, New York, 1968.