Attention Graduate students: two programs sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology.· The ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Fellowship Program encourages minority students to continue and complete their Ph.D. in the microbiological sciences by providing a 3 year stipend up to $21,000/year and professional development opportunities. Deadline to apply is May 1st. Learn more here: bit.ly/watkins15sp.· The ASM Kadner Institute provides personalized guidance in grant preparation and review and a closely guided experience for choosing and succeeding in a microbiology career. Apply by May 31st. Learn more here: bit.ly/kadner15sp.Applications are currently available online. I kindly ask that you share this information with your students and various student-based programs at your institution. In addition, please encourage your graduate students and postdocs to check www.asmgap.orgthroughout the year for new opportunities and resources. Should you have any questions about this program or other Education Board sponsored programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.