2019–2020 Herb York IGCC Dissertation Fellowship Competition

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:00 PM

The Herb York IGCC Fellowship honors IGCC’s founding director, Dr. Herbert F. York, and is given to an outstanding University of California student whose dissertation project aligns with IGCC’s mission and research themes.


  • IGCC will award up to ten regular dissertation fellowships and one specially designated Herb York IGCC Fellowship for the 2019–2020 academic year.
  • The fellowship consists of a nine-month stipend of $25,000 to defray living expenses. It is not intended for UC student fees, tuition, or health insurance.


  • Doctoral students enrolled in the University of California, including JD/PhD, MD/PhD, and MD with thesis, are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must advance to candidacy by June 30, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • US citizenship is not required.

Application deadline is December 20, 2018
Deadline for letters of recommendation is January 2, 2019
2019–2020 IGCC Dissertation Fellowship 
Download Full Request for Proposal (RFP)