Support For Biomed Postdocs

The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation offers three-year fellowship support, totaling $69,000, to young, M.D.- and Ph.D.-holding scientists to begin their postdoctoral training in any area of biomedicine.

Designed to broaden a young researcher's base of knowledge and experience, the award may be used at any academic institution, in the United States or abroad, at which the scientist has not already studied or pursued research.

Eligible candidates must be residents of North America and under 35 years of age. A few two-year fellowships may be offered to scientists with postdoctoral training, if that training has lasted for fewer than two years and they plan to use the Whitney fellowship to work in a new research area with a new mentor. Third-year fellows are required to present their research results at an annual meeting of fellowship holders.

The deadline for applications is August 15, for fellowships beginning in...

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