Student handbook (PDF)

Internal funding opportunities

Margaret Hines Scholarship - by faculty nomination

  • Established in 2005, the sons of Margaret Hines wished to honor their parents’ memory and support graduate students in anatomy (preference to those studying gross anatomy).

Graduate Associateships

  • Graduate students can work for a university unit in exchange for a fee authorization (payment of tuition and fees) and stipend. Students should seek out principal investigators at Ohio State with whom they would like to work.
  • Graduate Teaching Associateship (GTA)
    •  Only available to second-year master's and PhD students

Supplemental funds for research and travel

  • You may apply for limited financial support from the Division of Anatomy if you need assistance with research projects or to travel to professional conferences at which you are presenting. Please click on either Research or Travel for specific application instructions.

Council of Graduate Students (CGS) funding

  • CGS has always strived to support graduate students in pursuing their goals. To this end, CGS supports four funding sources: the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, the Edward J. Ray Travel Award for Scholarship and Service as well as the Career Development Grant program.

Graduate School funding

  • Financial support for Ohio State graduate students is awarded in the form of associateships, fellowships, or traineeships. Funding decisions are made largely by each graduate program.

OSU scholarships

  • The university supports graduate students through several scholarships, often based on criteria such as academic performance.

External funding opportunities

American Association of Anatomists awards and grants

  • “AAA’s awards program highlights the Society’s commitment to supporting biomedical researchers early in their training and recognizing them throughout their careers.”

National Science Foundation (NSF) funding

  • “The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States.”