American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Future Leaders Mentoring Fellowship

Website: ASM

The ASM Future Leaders Mentoring Fellowship is designed to support master's and doctoral graduate students from underrepresented groups, who demonstrate an interest in the microbial sciences, seek mentorship in navigating their educational and career trajectories and leadership development. Microbiology sectors include, but are not limited to, academia, industry, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurship. 

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an ASM member.
  • Be a master's and/or doctoral graduate student.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, DACA eligible or international student.
  • Be from an underrepresented group (e.g. racial and ethnic backgrounds, individuals with disabilities and disadvantaged backgrounds). 
  • Demonstrate an interest in the microbial sciences and seek mentorship in navigating their career trajectory.
  • Commit to a 2-year collaboration with mentoring relationships of current and incoming cohorts.
Student Type
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented
Contact Information

ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
Education Board
American Society for Microbiology
1752 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-942-9283
Fax: 202-942-9329