Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI): Predoctoral Fellowships in the Biological Sciences

Annual award to promote excellence in biomedical research by supporting students of exceptional promise in completing Ph.D. and Sc.D. degree programs. HHMI encourages applications from women and members of minority groups that are under-represented in the sciences.
Biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, biophysics, biostatistics, microbiology, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology, virology, and fields of biology, including developmental, mathematical, computational, molecular, cell, and structural.
Applicants should be at or near the beginning of study in a Ph.D. or D.Sc. program. (First-year doctoral students are eligible.) There is no citizenship requirement. See complete eligibility requirements at the Web site (see below).
Annual stipend of $21,000 and an allowance of $2,500 for health insurance, books, etc. In addition, HHMI pays $13,500 toward tuition expenses; Cornell pays the balance of tuition. The award is for five years, dependent on satisfactory academic progress.
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<>  The fellowships are administered by the National Research Council Fellowship Office. E-mail: <>  Telephone: 202-334-2872. Applicants apply via the Web.