Jan
21
Mon

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program External Deadline

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When: Monday, January 21, 2013
All day  
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Contact: Angela R Johnson   (847) 491-2617
Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines
Category: Other
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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

Eligibility
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)

Award Benefits
The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program offers a stipend commensurate with the recipient’s experience and expected expenses in the host country.

Round-trip international airfare A monthly living stipend commensurate with the recipient’s exp Health & Accident insurance Travel Enhancement Fund Enrichment Seminar in Europe Fellows Only:

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.