Student Awards

poster fair

The Sackler School recognizes and honors graduate student achievements in the following areas: exceptional scholarship; outstanding academic and research performance; superior research poster presentations; outstanding teaching quality, excellence in the PhD thesis, and distinction in translational research publications. The Sackler School Awards Committee invites our students to apply for the following awards and gives each applicant full consideration.  Please consult the appropriate page for a full description of the application process for each award.

Sackler School Student Awards

Tufts Provost Fellow Award

The Tufts Provost Fellows Award is presented annually to recognize high academic achievement in the incoming doctoral student class. info

Sackler Dean's Fellow Award

The Sackler School Dean's Fellows Award is presented annually to recognize high achievement in scholarship and research at Sackler. info

Sackler Families Collaborative Cancer Biology Award

This award supports a Sackler PhD student - faculty member team conducting cancer research and is designed to accelerate progress toward improved diagnosis, prevention or treatment of cancer. info

Sackler Student Enrichment Fund

The Sackler Student Enrichment Fund is available to students in the spring and fall semesters and recognizes the importance of attending scientific meetings, additional courses, career and networking seminars, and research/technical skills workshops in PhD education. info

Earle P. Charlton Poster Competition

The Charlton Poster Competition is held annually in conjunction with the Charlton Lecture to recognize outstanding research work presented in poster format.  info

Norman and Susan Krinsky Excellence in Teaching Award

The Krinsky Award is presented annually to recognize commitment to and excellence in teaching. info

Louis Lasagna Graduate Student Award in Translational Research

The Lasagna Award is presented annually to recognize excellence in a translational research publication. info

Sackler School Dean's Award

The Dean's Award is presented annually to recognize excellence in thesis research by a graduating PhD candidate. info

Financing Your Education

Students in Garden

Basic Science Division students typically receive a full tuition scholarship, a stipend and health insurance throughout their time as Sackler students.
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Health Science Campus

Health Science Campus Sign

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


Chinatown Gate

Our Chinatown location adds a unique cultural atmosphere to our school and also provides great restaurants.
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Explore Boston

Public Garden

Boston is a great walking city.  Beacon Hill, Back Bay and Newbury Street are just a few exciting destinations.

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