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Student Resources

Prospective Students

The HRI has 53 active faculty members who mentor over 85 undergraduate and graduate students. If you are considering Michigan Tech for your undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral work, you will find helpful resources below: 

Learn about our members and their research at the links below:


When you are ready to apply, please visit the links below based on your status:


Current Students

Graduate Student Fellowships

Health Research Institute (HRI) Graduate Fellowships were created to assist with the cost of graduate studies. Progress by the student to degree completion and participation by the PI and student in HRI activities, including grant submissions, will be used to determine final awards. Fellowships are awarded three times a year in the for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms, with a limit of one award per student of up to $5000 to be used in one semester. 

Spring Semester Deadline: October 15

Summer Semester Deadline: April 14

Fall Semester Deadline: May 15

Application Form

HRI Journal Club

The Journal Club provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to meet and discuss current research and publications. To join the Journal Club, please fill out this form. 

The Journal Club is on hiatus for the Spring semester. If you are interested in participating starting in Fall 2022, please fill out the interest form linked above or email Grace Schmitz at

Travel Grants

Health Research Institute (HRI) Travel Grants were created to assist with the cost of travel to scientific meetings to present research related to the interests of the HRI. Grants are limited to one per student per academic year. The travel awards are merit based and are up to $250. Evaluation criteria include student status, type of presentation (poster or podium), meeting characteristics, and PI/student involvement in HRI activities.

Application Form