- 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.
- FIELD OF STUDY:
- 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: <email@example.com>
Telephone: 202-334-2872. Applicants apply via the Web.