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NIEHS/UC Davis Superfund Research Program Stipend
Application Deadline:  Friday, January 31, 2020

Pre-doctoral trainee stipends are available for up to two quarters of support from the NIEHS/UC Davis Superfund Research Program, a multidisciplinary program project.  This program was established to further the EPA/NIEHS mission of protecting environmental and human health.  Thus, research plans and statements should make clear the relatedness of the proposed work to Superfund goals.  Since the Superfund program encourages multidisciplinary approaches to problem solution, it is required that proposals contain cross-disciplinary training or collaborative research.


Any graduate student in the lab of a Superfund investigator is eligible to apply.  A list of projects and investigators affiliated with the UC Davis Superfund Research Program may be found by visiting


Application Procedures

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. NIEHS/UC Davis Superfund Research Program Stipend Application (download)

  2. A biographical sketch or CV

  3. A concise plan of overall research goals, the progress that has been made thus far and and its relevance to the mission of the Superfund program (1 paragraph).

  4. Email or Statement from the Superfund investigator for whom you work in support of your application and how your research fits into the overall mission of the Superfund program (1-2 sentences).

E-mail the above material to  PDF or Word documents (only) are acceptable.

Please note that a condition of accepting this award is that you commit to writing a 250 word summary of your findings.  This summary should be in non-technical language and submitted no later than 30 days after the end of your award.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the Superfund program, contact Sukhi Aujla at or 530-754-8879. 

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