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The Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence Program (CURE) is a BME program developed to pair undergraduate students with a faculty mentor in order to cultivate and strive for research success.

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NACME: The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering vision is an engineering workforce that looks like America. Our aim is to increase the proportion of African American, American Indian, and Hispanic American graduates in engineering education and careers, our metric is parity in the workforce. The NACME Scholarship is available to minorities pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering.

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Norman Weldon Undergraduate Student Summer Research Internship

The Norman Weldon Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students to participate in faculty research during the summer. The awards are intended to support students with an interest in pursuing a career in research with plans to attend graduate studies in biomedical engineering.

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The RISE Program promotes the involvement of undergraduate and graduate students in research by providing salaries for the students, tuition for graduate students, and travel funds for the students to attend scientific meetings.

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Coulter Graduate Fellowship

Coulter Graduate Fellowship is awarded to exceptional students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. Distinguished fellows are provided with a tuition waiver and a research assistant contract.

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Travel Funds

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is committed to it’s students’ overall excellence and success. We provide a yearly travel stipend to graduate students for conference expenses.

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Presidential Fellowship

The Presidential Fellowship is utilized for the recruitment of outstanding Ph.D.-track students to graduate programs at FIU. Each fellowship provides a three-year award package to the fellow.

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NSF Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship

The Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program funded by the National Science Foundation is committed to increasing the quality and quantity of underrepresented minority students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) PHD degree programs.

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GEM Fellowship

GEM is devoted to increasing access and success in engineering and science graduate education and practice. GEM’s program activities go beyond financial support by engendering student success in academic and professional environments.

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McKnight Fellowship

The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship program is designed to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels. Newly admitted doctoral students who have been awarded a McKnight Fellowship from the Florida Education Fund are eligible to receive UGS Enhancement Funding.

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Doctoral Evidence Fellowship

The Doctoral Evidence Acquisition (DEA) Fellowship is specifically intended to support doctoral students who have no financial support for evidence acquisition activities or those students for whom their current means of financial support would significantly interfere with or preclude their ability to collect the evidence needed for their doctoral research.

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Dissertation Year Fellowship

The Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) provides support to highly-qualified FIU doctoral students during the writing phase of their dissertation. It is intended to facilitate the timely completion of high-quality manuscripts and dissertations.

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