Francis Family Foundation is offering fellowship program for U.S. and Canada doctoral students in clinical, laboratory or translational science, Washington, 2013
Scholarship Program: Parker B. Francis Fellowship
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is open for U.S. citizens and Canadians.
Employer: Francis Family Foundation is funding fellowship program.
Level of study: Fellowship is open for doctoral students.
Subject(s): Fellowship in clinical, laboratory or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Duration: The Parker B. Francis Fellowship provides three years of funding.
Number of awards: The number of awards is not specified.
Am I eligible? 1) Scientists holding a relevant doctoral degree (e.g., M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D, D.V.M,, Dr. P.H.) who are embarking on a career in clinical, laboratory or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at a U.S. or Canadian university or research institution.
2) A citizen or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada or have a permanent residency application on file at the time of application with the U.S. or Canadian Immigration Services.
3) A Ph.D. or other non-M.D. scientist no more than seven years beyond completion of their doctoral degree or an M.D. scientist no more than seven years beyond clinical training (i.e., residency, internship, clinical fellowship) at the time of application.
4) Applicants must be approved by their department to apply for the PBF Fellowship.
How do I apply? Students can apply for this fellowship program by post, electronically or online.
What does it cover? The total budget for individuals starting a PBF Fellowship in 2013 is limited to $50,000 for the first year, $52,000 for the second and $54,000 for the third.
Scholarship Description: The Parker B. Francis Fellowship provides research support to clinical and basic scientists embarking on careers in clinical, laboratory or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at a U.S. or Canadian university or research institution. The ideal candidate is one with evidence of strong aptitude in research and who is in transition from post-doctoral trainee to independent investigator.
Application closing date: The application deadline is Monday, October 15, 2012.