Graduate Scholarship Programs

 LS MAMP (Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation) Bridge to the Doctorate Graduate Scholars: National Science Foundation

Who should apply: First Time Graduate Students ($30,000/year + Tuition)
Contact: Dr. Ashton Hamme, 601-979-3713
Restrictions: Must be US citizens or permanent resident and a former LS AMP undergraduate student

PREM (Partnership for Research and Education in Materials): National Science Foundation

Who should apply: Graduate Students ($24,000/year)
Contact: Dr. Hongtao Yu, 601-979-2171
Restrictions: Must be US citizens or Permanent Residents

RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement): National Institutes of Health

Who should apply: Entering Graduate Students ($2000/month + tuition)
Contact: Ms. Maxine Simpson, 601-979-3453
Restrictions:  Must be US citizens or Permanent Residents

CREST (Center for Research Excellence in Science & Technology): National Science Foundation

Who should apply: Graduate Students ($2000/month)
Contact: Dr. Shonda Allen-Hill, 601-979-3723

Title III Graduate Fellowship (U.S. Department of Education)

Who should apply: Doctoral Graduate Students ($2000/month + tuition)
Contact: Dr. Hongtao Yu, 601-979-2171
Restrictions:  Must be US citizen

Teaching Assistant

Who should apply: First Time Graduate Students (≥ $12,000/year + Tuition)
Contact: Dr. Dalephine Davis, 601-979-1525

Research Assistant

Who should apply: First Time Graduate Students (≥ $12,000/year + Tuition)
Contact: All faculty of the chemistry department

Fellowships (EPA, NSF, NIH, DOE, NASA):

Who should apply: Incoming graduate students ($22,000 – $37,000)
Must be US citizens or permanent residents
Some require to be African Americans
Contact Dr. Hongtao Yu, 601-979-2174