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and Veterinary Entomology, and consequently
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to encourage participation of persons with disabilities
in the US scientific work force.
Foundation for Science and Disability
The Student Award Program of FSD helps to increase opportunities in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and pre‑medical/dental areas for graduate or professional students with disabilities. FSD has established a Science Graduate Student Grant Fund, which is available to fourth year undergraduates (who are disabled and have been accepted to a graduate or professional school in the sciences) and graduate science students who have a disability. Awards of $1000 each are made to support research projects of qualified university students in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Technology, or Engineering.
In 2017, Rachel Wiley, a PhD. student in the Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Ft. Worth, TX, was awarded a $1000 grant for work on the project “Typing highly degraded DNA using circularized molecules and target enrichment.”
Graduate Student Grant Application Form and instructions
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