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DHS Scholarships and Fellowships

"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships with competitive stipends and tuition allowances."

Competition materials are now available for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships with competitive stipends and tuition allowances offered for study beginning in Fall 2004. Apply now and be part of a new and exciting education program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

These awards are intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. DHS realizes that the country's strong science and technology community provides a critical advantage in the development and implementation of counter-terrorist measures. This education program is intended to ensure a diverse and highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives. Areas of study include: physical, biological, social and behavioral sciences including science policy, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.

The DHS Scholars and Fellows are supported by the Office of Research and Development (ORD) within the Science and Technology Directorate. The Science and Technology Directorate supports research, development, testing and evaluation programs in a wide array of areas related to homeland security.

For more information, please visit

GAANN Fellowship

"Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN)"

This is a doctoral Fellowship Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information, please visit the GAANN Fellowship 2012 – Drexel Biomedical Engineeringweb page

Calhoun Fellowships in Biomedical Engineering & Science

The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems of Drexel University is seeking candidates for graduate studies in all biomedical engineering and science disciplines, such as:
  • Biosensors and Bioimaging
  • Cellular Tissue Engineering
  • Neuroengineering and Sciences
  • Cardiovascular Engineering and Sciences
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Sciences
  • Bioinformatics

Students with outstanding academic records may qualify for financial support, either as graduate assistants or as Calhoun Fellows. To be considered for a fellowship, students must submit GRE scores, along with all of their application materials. Applicants are encouraged to apply online or download an application at:

For more general information about the graduate programs offered by the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and for information about Drexel University, please visit our website at:

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