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Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant



Danone North America ("Danone"), is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant. In its 10th year, Danone will award two $25,000 grants to graduate students interested in exploring the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt to better understand how they help support and maintain human health and wellness.

Thus far, the Danone Fellowship Grant has provided support for wellness research on probiotic yogurt consumption during lactation; the use of foods as a delivery vector for beneficial bacteria; technology for studying the adaptation of fermentative microbes to milk; the effects of protein fermentation on the human microbiota and digestive health; and the relationship between probiotics, the gut microbiome and brain function.

Danone will be accepting applications from graduate students until February 14, 2022. The winner will be notified on April 4, 2022. For additional information, qualification requirements and to complete the online application, please follow the link provided on this page.


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Masters, PhD

Age minimum or maximum:*

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Life Sciences/ Health Sciences

Demographic Information (preferred or required):

Award type:
Fellowship, Research Grant

Amount Awarded:
$25,000 and above


Application Information:

Application Deadline:

Date application is available:

USC endorsement required:

USC endorsement application deadline:

USC endorsement process explanation:

USC endorsement website/URL:


Danone North America


Contact Information:

Primary Contact:
Christina Deecken

Pollock Communications