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Here are some of the Biomedical scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Students who have completed at least three (3) semesters of graduate study toward the Ph.D. and who have no more than three (3) years remaining to obtain the Ph.D. degree in a graduate program in the pharmaceutical sciences administered by a U.S. college of pharmacy. Students enrolled in joint Pharm.D./Ph.D. programs are eligible to apply if they have completed the equivalent of three full semesters of graduate credit toward the Ph.D., and if the Ph.D. degree will be awarded within three (3) additional years. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Number of awards and stipends: Up to eighty (80) Fellowships (renewals and new awards) are awarded annually. Fellowship stipends can range from $6,000 to $10,000 annually. The Fellowship stipend may be used for any purpose decided by the awardee and college that will enable the student to make progress in their pursuit of the Ph.D. - e.g. student stipend, laboratory supplies, books, materials, travel, etc. None of the funds shall be used for indirect costs by the institution. No support is provided beyond a maximum of three years. The number of AFPE Pre-doctoral Fellowships awarded each year depends on the availability of funds.

R&D Systems Scholarship Application Fall 2018

R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field. The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program Fall 2018

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Career Investigator Award (CI)

The American Lung Association offers the Career Investigator Award to researchers working in fields relevant to the conquest of lung disease and the promotion of lung health. The award is available to established investigators who are making the transition form junior to mid-level faculty. The award is not available to individuals who are full professors or who have more than 8 years of faculty experience. Qualifications: Education and Experience At the time of application, an applicant must have a doctoral degree, faculty appointment at the level of assistant or associate professor, and be undertaking a project related to lung disease. Citizenship An applicant must be a: a. United States citizen training in U.S. or Canadian institution or b. Canadian citizen or permanent resident of the United States training in a U.S. institution. Noncitizens must submit a notarized statement as proof of legal right to stay or work permanently in the United States. Factors considered when selecting awardees are: 1. Merit of the research proposal. 2. The applicant's education, experience, future plans, publications, letters of recommendation, and potential for making a signifcant contribution to pulmonary research. 3. The research environment.

Lung Health Dissertation Grant

The objective of the Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant is to support pre-doctoral dissertation research in the various disciplines of social science examining risk factors affecting lung health including:  Psychosocial lung health research  Behavioral lung health research  Health services and health policy research  Epidemiological/Biostatistical lung health research  Public Health education research ELIGIBILITY Education and Experience At the time of application, the applicant must be a matriculating student in good standing in a full-time academic program leading to a doctoral degree in one of the above-mentioned fields. Nurses pursuing a doctoral degree in any field are eligible. Individuals with an MD degree who wish to acquire a PhD or those conducting bench research not involving patients or patient data are not eligible to apply. Citizenship At the time of application, candidates must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians in Specialty Occupation (E-3 visa) or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1). Lung Health Dissertation applicants may hold a student (F-1) visa. At the time of application and throughout the award, an applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution. Applicants are required to submit one signed original plus two copies of all application materials to: American Lung Association 21 W. 38th Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018 ATTN: Research Division

William C. Foster Fellows Visiting Scholars Program

Foster Fellows must be citizens of the United States, on the faculty of a recognized institution of higher learning, and tenured or on a tenure track or equivalent; they also must have served as a permanent career employee of the institution for at least ninety days before selection for the program. The Department of State is an equal opportunity employer. Selections will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical handicap that does not interfere with the performance of duties. Prior to appointment, applicants will be subject to a full-field background security investigation for a Top Secret security clearance. Candidates will not be extended a formal offer of appointment until a security clearance has been granted and all other requirements have been met. This procedure can take up to six months. Visiting scholars will also be subject to applicable Federal conflict of interest laws and standards of conduct.

Intel Science Talent Search Scholarship

1.(a) Any student who is in the last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands and the Marianas, and (b) Any American student in the last year of secondary school attending (i) a Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School, (ii) a foreign school as an exchange student, or (iii) a foreign school because his/her parent(s) work and live abroad who is expected to complete college entrance qualifications before October 1 in the year in which the awards are made and who has not competed in any previous Science Talent Search. The selection is based on the following criteria: - A written report on an independent research project. - A Personal Data Blank and secondary school record. - The secondary school record must include available national test scores. Sons and daughters of Science Service employees, Science Talent Search Evaluators or Judges are not eligible for the competition.

Grants for Orchid Research

Qualified research personnel associated with accredited institutions of higher learning or appropriate research institutes may apply for research grants. Support is not restricted to individuals or institutions within the United States. The salary of established scientists is not supported. Qualified graduate students with appropriate interests may apply for grants in support of their research. If justified, their salary may be supported. In general, travel to collect orchids is not supported. Other types of travel may be supported on a case-by-case basis.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact wufoundation@iie.org with any questions.

ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The program requires a joint application from both the student applicant and a faculty member who is an ASM member. Students eligible for the fellowship must: -Be enrolled as full-time matriculating undergraduate students during the academic year; -Be involved in a research project; -Have an ASM member at their institution willing to serve as the mentor; -Not receive financial support for research (i.e. Council for Undergradute Research, Minority Access to Research Careers, Sigma XI) during the fellowship; and -Not have received two previous Undergraduate Research Fellowship Awards. Eligible faculty mentors must: -Be ASM members; and -Have an ongoing research project.

ASM Minority Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Students eligible for the fellowship must: -Be black/African American, Native American, Hispanic American, Alaskan Native American or Pacific Islander; -Be enrolled as a full-time matriculating undergraduate student; -Major in the biological or microbiological sciences; -Be involved in a research experience or an independent project; and -Be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent visa status.

Huyck Research Grants

Huyck Research Grant awards are distributed each year to regional, national, and international applicants. The Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station awards four to five Huyck Research Grants each year to selected scientists and graduate students. Over the last several decades, more than $250,000 in grants have been awarded to support research conducted at the Huyck Preserve. Huyck Research Grants help fund research projects in a variety of disciplines that focus on natural systems of the Huyck Preserve. We support work in basic and applied ecology, conservation biology, taxonomy, animal behavior, evolution, earth sciences, land use history, and other areas of natural science. The typical grant award is around $2,000, but can be as much as $3,500 for more established researchers and/or projects that involve extended residencies. Professors, graduate, and postdoctoral student investigators are all eligible. The funds may be used for the purchase of equipment, travel, food, publication costs, and stipends for assistant/student researchers. Preference is given to proposals that involve residencies of one week or longer. As part of the Huyck Preserve's continued efforts to share scientific research with the broader community and the members that have supported research endeavors at the Preserve, Huyck Research Grant recipients are required to participate in scientific outreach while they are in residence through presentations at our Annual Science Symposium, Thursday Night Lecture Series, our bi-annual newsletter, through guided public hikes, and/or as a guest lecturer for our educational programs. Grant applications are typically due the 2nd Friday in March each year.

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