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International Student Research Fellowships
The HHMI International Student Research Fellowships are designed to facilitate the research training of outstanding international predoctoral students in the biomedical and related sciences, including physical and mathematical sciences.

This fellowship program supports outstanding international predoctoral students studying in the United States who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies. Participation is by invitation only. Nominated students must be in their second or third year of study to apply for the fellowship. To activate the fellowship, students must be in the third or fourth year of a PhD program at one of the designated institutions. Students in the first, second, or fifth year of their PhD programs cannot activate the fellowship. In no case will support be provided past year five of a PhD program.

Students invited to participate in this program are eligible for a fellowship to support years three, four, and five of a PhD program. Eligible fields of study include biology, chemistry, physics, math, computer science, engineering, and plant biology—as well as interdisciplinary research.

Award

  • Up to Three years
  • Supports years three, four, and five of a PhD program
  • 2015–2016 fellowship year: $43,000

Eligibility

Participation is by invitation only. Invited students must be in the third or fourth year of a PhD program in the biomedical or related sciences at a designated nominating institution to activate the fellowship. Students in their first, second, or fifth year of their PhD programs cannot activate the fellowship. In no case will support past year five of the PhD program be provided.

Program Dates

November 18, 2014
Institutional nomination deadline

February 12, 2015
Application deadline

June 2015
Award notification

September 1, 2015
Fellowships begin

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