Current trainee Anastassia Tselikova pictured with Tim LeCras, PhD, Associate Director of Admissions for the MSTP program (left) and David Hildeman, PhD-Director, Immunology Graduate Program (right). The Albert B. Sabin Fellowship has been established to inspire and support outstanding Medical Scientist (MD / PhD) students pursuing a PhD in Immunology. Albert Sabin’s development of the Polio vaccine saved hundreds of thousands of people from a terrible paralytic viral disease. Recipients of the Sabin Fellowship should embody Albert’s compassion for human suffering; possess a passion for Immunology; and a desire for innovative research fueled by scientific curiosity. Apply Now.

Fellowship Benefits

  • $10,000 in  Sabin Funds upon entering the PhD program to be used by the Fellow for
    • research and/or travel to scientific meetings
  • International Immunology research opportunities (Germany, South Africa, Botswana, China) via the IRTG and the global health initiative
  • Personalized mentorship by leadership faculty
  • Starting stipend of $28,000 annually. Once a fellow has met Doctoral candidacy in the Immunology Program the stipend will increase to $30,000 per year.  
  • Full tuition support for University of Cincinnati medical school and graduate school
  • Student health insurance

Highlights of our Immunology Program

  • NIH T32-funded Training Program
  • Over the last 3 years, 83% of students that applied were successful in obtaining F30/31 NRSA Fellowships
  • Highly acclaimed, award-winning faculty with outstanding track records training students