Skip to main content

Rosenberg Fellowship

Mengyun Zheng - 2017 Recipient

View past award recipients

The Rosenberg fellowship was established in 2015 to recognize outstanding achievement in research and scholarship during a student's first two years at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Award Amount

The award provides approximately one-half stipend support for the student for one year. Each student also receives monies that may be spent in support of his or her education.


GSBS students who are enrolled in a PhD or MD/PhD program and are completing their second year of graduate work are eligible for the award.

Nomination Deadline

Nominations are solicited in July for the coming academic year.

Nomination Procedures

Each Program Director may submit two nominations each year. A nomination packet must include the following documents:

  • A letter from the Program Director identifying the student's qualifications and describing the significance of the student's research (three pages or less)
  • Copies of the student's thesis committee reports
  • A copy of the qualifying examination evaluation (if available)
  • A statement prepared by the student describing research goals and the potential significance of the research  (one page)

Selection Criteria

An ad hoc committee reviews each nomination packet and the transcript of each nominee.  The committee recommends the recipients to the Dean.

Health Science Campus sign

Health Science Campus

The Health Sciences Campus is home to GSBS, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.

Tufts Medical Center


The Tufts Clinical Translational Science Institute attacks problems in health-related research.