Students interested in researching occupational and environmental health topics may seek funding from UCLA COEH affiliated centers and other traditional funders such as:
COEH Student Project Award
COEH invites applications from graduate students wishing to conduct a research project in occupational or environmental health. Teaching, service, community intervention, and policy projects are also considered. The purpose of these funds is to encourage MS and Doctoral students to work in teams with students and COEH faculty from other disciplines in order to better address real world problems. Up to six awards of up to $6,000 each are granted annually.
Applications are due in spring quarter of every year with funding available by July 1st for summer projects. Please check the exact due date by viewing this year’s Student Project Awards page.
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Traineeships
The Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC) offers NIOSH Traineeships. Please visit their website for more information and application materials. Contact the UCLA Industrial Hygiene Program Director Professor Shane Que Hee and the Occupational Nursing Program Director Professor Wendie Robbins for more information.
Richard J. Jackson Designing Healthy Communities Fellowships
This fellowship was established in 2018 to support promising graduate students to conduct projects and fieldwork on the built environment and health. Visit the fellowship page for due dates and more information.
National Institute of Health (NIH) Training Grants and Fellowships
Eligible PhD students and post-doctoral students may apply for external fellowship funding from the National Institute of Health. For more information on their programs, visit https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/training-grants and https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/fellowships
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships and Traineeships
Eligible PhD students and post-doctoral students may apply for external fellowship funding from the National Science Foundation. For more information on their programs, visit: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505015 and http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201