Student Research Funding

The MSU Graduate School and the College of Human Medicine has funds available for student research and research-related travel. See below for more information and funding request procedures.

NOTE: Funding requests for poster printing will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis.  

Poster Printing

  • CHM students may request funds for poster printing. Students must be the presenting author at a national, international, or regional research conference.  Submit a request for poster funding using the funding request application form linked below. 

Research Funding

  • The College of Human Medicine has received funding from the Graduate School to support CHM student research efforts and professional development.  Students who are enrolled at the MSU College of Human Medicine are eligible for this funding. 

    These funds may be used to support CHM students in the following endeavors:

    • presentation of research
    • research activities
    • virtual conference registration fee reimbursement


  • ** Students must be enrolled in courses for the semester in which the funding is being requested **

  • Please review the detailed instructions and guidance here: Funding Request Procedures (preliminary instructions, will be updated at start of academic year)  

  • Submit your request for funding using the online application form here: Funding request application form

  • Deadline for funding requests is April 18, 2025.  


*NOTE: Specific funding limits for travel and research enhancement are subject to change.  

** NOTICE TO FINANCIAL AID OFFICE FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS – If you are approved for travel or research enhancement funding, the Financial Aid Office will be notified of your award in an attempt to avoid reduction in loans or aid. If you have concerns, you are strongly encouraged to reach out to Financial Aid directly.**

Funding is awarded on a first come, first serve basis as available.


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