Monday, January 21, 2013
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Angela R Johnson
This program sends young Biomedical Engineers, anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for one or more of the following activities:
*Conducting academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory or
*Pursuing coursework at an academic institution or
*Interning at a policy institute, or in an industrial or non-profit setting Other options are possible
Whitaker Fellows (pre-doctoral) must meet the basic eligibility requirements and must
*Hold a Bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant or
*Be in or have recently completed a Master’s degree or
*Be in a PhD program or
*Be currently employed, with the most recent degree no higher than an MS
Fellows go abroad for one academic year (9-12 months)
Whitaker Scholars (post-doctoral) must meet the the basic eligibility requirements and must:
*Currently have a PhD (within the past 3 years) or
*Will be awarded the PhD before beginning a Whitaker grant.
Scholars go abroad for one semester or up two two academic years (24 months)
The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program offers a stipend commensurate with the recipient’s experience and expected expenses in the host country.
Tuition (and bench fees) reimbursement, capped at US$35,000 (regardless of country of exchange or exchange rate). Individual reimbursement amounts are determined by the Whitaker Program at the time of grant award.