W.C. Deiss Fellowship
The W.C. and Preble Deiss Fellowship is awarded to newly admitted students who are pursuing graduate study in the life sciences.
The Deiss Fellowship is awarded annually to a student being recruited to a graduate program in the life sciences at UIC. Students who have previously been admitted to a graduate program at UIC may be eligible if it is demonstrated that this award is part of a genuinely new recruitment effort. The Deiss recipient will be selected by the
Recipients of the Deiss Fellowship will receive a stipend of $20,000 for the academic year or $1666.67 per month. The award period runs from August 16 – August 15.
The Award is renewable in the fourth year under the same procedures as the University Fellowship Awardees. Additionally, in the fourth (final) year of the fellowship, the Deiss recipient will receive a $1500 research allowance.