Funding Priority

Investing in the Next Generation

The future of Precision Nutrition depends on attracting the brightest thinkers. At UNC NRI, we train doctoral students from a variety of disciplines as part of their degree requirements. These dynamic, young scientists are committed to entering the field of Precision Nutrition and are fully-prepared to meet the challenges they face.

UNC Nutrition Research Institute

    Student Scholarship Fund 

    We are dedicated to breaking down barriers and to providing access and attainment. Scholarships support is essential to our mission and to enabling outstanding students who show promise as scientists to pursue their educational aspirations. Scholarship awards are based on merit, with recipients chosen from a competitive pool of applicants. UNC NRI fully prepares these outstanding students to start new ventures and provides them with a wide network of mentors. Students benefit from unparalleled opportunities for real-time learning within our high-tech, world-class laboratories.

    Our scholarships give bright, aspiring Ph.D. students the education and training they need to succeed in their field while ensuring that UNC NRI has the brainpower and workforce to continue to make novel discoveries and forge new roads in Precision Nutrition.

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