Wisconsin Stem Cell Graduate Scholar Award

Wisconsin Stem Cell Graduate Scholar Award 2024 Application
Deadline: February 8, 2024


The University of Wisconsin-Madison Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center (SCRMC) is committed to training future leaders in stem cell research. We are seeking nominations of senior PhD students for the Wisconsin Stem Cell Graduate Scholar Awards to celebrate their accomplishments and support their continued training. Selected scholars will attend and present posters at the 18th Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium, meet with UW faculty to learn about postdoctoral opportunities in stem cell biology, and tour campus and Madison, April 16-17, 2024. Generous travel awards covering transportation, food, hotel, and registration, will be provided to selected nominees to attend the Symposium

Eligibility: Senior graduate students defending their thesis between summer 2024 and summer 2025. Participants should not have committed to a postdoctoral position before the symposium is held.

Diversity Statement: 
We are committed to building a diverse scientific workforce and is aligned with the broader institutional goals of the University of Wisconsin-Madison to foster diversity as a source of strength, creativity, and innovation. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin–Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background—people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

Our History: 
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a long history of pioneering breakthroughs in stem cell research, starting with the isolation of the first human embryonic stem cell lines by James Thomson. Work in stem cells continues with the exciting development of induced pluripotent stem cells for disease modeling, regenerative medicine and cell-based therapies.