Students are encouraged to apply for external funding through the National Institutes of Health and other governmental and non-governmental funding agencies. The qualifying examination is designed to prepare students to apply for the NIH NRSA pre-doctoral fellowship and similar awards.
Details on the NIH NRSA fellowship awards can be found here:
NSF Graduate Research Program:
Pre-doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association:
University of Cincinnati Internal Funding Awards:
Private / Non-Federal Funding Sources: