Purdue Pharma Scholars Award

Already Applying for an Assistantship or Fellowship?

You may still apply for the Purdue Pharma Scholars Award. Receipt of a Purdue Pharma Scholars Award does not guarantee UNMC Assistantship/Fellowship funding. However, if you’re chosen for funding through both mechanisms, the Purdue Pharma funding will substitute for the initial year of Assistantship/Fellowship support.

To help foster graduate training in pharmaceutical science and/or neuroscience (especially pain research), the Purdue Pharma Scholars Award program offers funding opportunities to students. This includes:

Read more about the program and its eligibility requirements.

The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on April 1. View the application instructions, make sure the requirements are met, and send the application through email.

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Two UNMC students named Purdue Pharma Scholars
UNMC Graduate Studies has announced its second cohort of Purdue Pharma Scholars.


Watch Consulting for a Pharmaceutical Company presented by Don Kyle, Ph.D., Vice President of Discovery Research, Purdue Pharma.