Stanley, Sam and Clara Schreiber Scholarship

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The Department of Chemistry, through the Graduate School, offers summer research fellowships provided by the Stanley, Sam and Clara Schreiber Scholarship Fund. This fellowship provides funding for doctoral students to pursue research projects during the summer. Funds may only be used as stipend support during the period of May 15 to August 15. Only one doctoral student per research group may apply. Selections will be based on the quality of the proposed research and the student’s achievement record. Applications from students who have received this fellowship previously or other fellowships for Summer 2022 support will not be eligible. Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of scientific experts from outside the UM Department of Chemistry.

Application Process

Applicants must be current doctoral students in the Department of Chemistry. Please submit the following materials as a single pdf file to Dr. Orlando Acevedo via email to

(1) 1-page Project Summary of the proposed research (limited to 400 words)
(2) 1-page Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications and presentations
(3) Unofficial Student Transcript
(4) Supporting letter from your research advisor (to be emailed by the research advisor directly to Dr. Orlando Acevedo)