They must be working towards their PhD degree.
The award includes $18,000 for stipend and $2,000 to be used towards fringe benefits such as medical insurance and travel to a national meeting.
To provide a salary stipend for graduate students performing doctoral research related to the gastrointestinal tract, liver or pancreas.
Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria:
If an award recipient receives notification of another award with overlapping scientific objectives, prior to the start date of an AGA or FDHN award, the applicant must choose between the two awards.
Recipients will be selected based on scientific merit, credentials and long term potential of the candidate for a research career.
Priority will be given to students aiming for long term careers in research in the biology and disease of the gastrointestinal tract, liver or pancreas.
A selection committee comprised of members of the AGA Research Awards Panel will review the proposals and select the recipients in May.
Deadline: An electronic copy of the application must be submitted by the deadline to awards[at]fdhn.org
If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications must be received by midnight the following business day.
Copies of Foundation applications and complete electronic submission guidelines can be accessed at www.fdhn.org
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
The deadline for receipt of applications without exception is March 14.
Letters of Recommendation may be e-mailed by the signatories to awards[at]fdhn.org or mailed to the Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition, 4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA., postmarked by the deadline.
Questions regarding the application submission process should be addressed to the Foundation, by telephone at (301) 222-4005, facsimile at (301) 222-4010, or e-mail at info [at] fdhn.org
For more information and scholarship applications, see: Graduate Student Research Fellowship Awards
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