Graduate Student Funding

Below are grants and fellowships offered to graduate students. In general, these are linked to organization's websites offering the grants/fellowships. However, as outdated/broken links are removed, the sources remain just in case there are more recent opportunities we are unaware of.


Next to each funding source are the names of EEB graduate students who have received these awards and may be willing to share their thoughts (and potentially applications) if you ask them. Alternatively, you can email GREBEemail@gmail.com to request the successful applications we have archived.
If you know of funding sources (or have received funding!) that are not listed here, please let us know so we can add them.
External Fellowships:
    • Dylan Dittrich-Reed (2009)
    • Angela Chuang (2015)
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Edward C. Raney Fund
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Helen T. & F. M. Gaige Fund
    • Nathan Turnbough (2006)
    • Riley Bernard (2012)
  • Bat Conservation International
    • Jennifer Krauel (2011, 2012 & 2013)
    • Jessica Welch (2013)
    • Josh Birkebak (2011)
    • Mariano Rodriguez-Cabal (2006)

  • Sara Kuebbing (2012)
  • Jess Welch (2016)
  • The Explorers Club Exploration Fund
    • Angela Chuang (2016)
  • International Iguana Foundation
  • Graduate Women in Science 
  • Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship

  • Jean Langenheim Fellowship
    • Quentin Read (2013) 
    • Todd Pierson (2011, 2013)
    • Angela Chuang (2015)
    • Lisa Cantwell
    • Jessica Welch (2013)
    • Angela Chuang (2014)
    • Mariano Rodriguez-Cabal (2009) 
    • Jordan Bush (2015)
    • Todd Pierson (2015)
    • Alix Pfennigwerth (2014)
    • Angela Chuang (2013)
    • Lauren Breza (2013)
    • Rachel Fovargue (2012)
    • Leigh Moorhead (2011)
    • Michael Van Nuland (2011) 
    • Emily Austin (2009)
    • Evin Carter (2016)
    • Michael Van Nuland (2016)
    • Brian Looney (2015)
    • Zach Marion (2014)
    • Sharon Clemmensen (2013)
    • Josh Birkebak (2012) 
    • Dylan Dittrich-Reed (2012)
    • Katie Stuble (2012) 
    • Mariano Rodriguez-Cabal (2011)
  • NSF EAPSI
    • Kathryn Massana 
    • Rachel Wooliver
    • Joel Corush
    • Jeremiah Henning
    • Katie Stuble (2009)
  • DOE Science Graduate Fellowship 
    • Melissa Cregger (2008; Marvin L. Wesley Award 2011)
    • Melissa Cregger (2008) 
  • Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) Education Awards
  • UTK Office of Research Grant Writing Training 
    • Jennifer Krauel (2011)
  • Division of Biology- ORNL Science Alliance Award 
    • Noelia Barrios (2012)
    • Mariano-Rodriguez Cabal (2012)
    • Katie Stuble (2012) 
    • Emily Austin (2011)
  • Division of Biology- Kokkinias Graduate Fellowship
    • Romina Dimarco (2012)
    • Melissa Cregger (2011) 
    • Philip Hollingsworth (2011)
  • Division of Biology- Hollaender Award
    • Philip Hollingsworth (2012)
    • Katie Massana (2015)
    • Christine Dumoulin (2014) 
    • Gwen Iacona (2012)
    • Relena Ribbons (2011)
    • Shelby Scott (2015)
    • Chloe Lash (2015)
    • Domonique Hatton (2014)
    • Jordan Bush (2014)
    • Katie Massana (2013)
    • Tara Kemfort (2011)
    • Sara Kuebbing (2010)
  • SCALE-IT
    • Rachel Fovargue (2011)
    • Christine Dumoulin (2010)
    • Austin Milt (2010)
    • Joe Hughes (2009) 
  • Summer Graduate Research Assistantship 
    • Jayne Lampley (2016)
    • Jenn Bosco (2013) 
    • Kathryn Massana (2013)
    • Quentin Read (2012)
    • Jessica Welch (2012)
    • Rafael Zenni (2011) 
    • Joel Corush (2013)