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American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

 

Description

The purpose of the grant is to encourage medical students to consider a career in cardiovascular research. The need for new researchers in the health sciences, from basic science to human behaviors, is critical. This program is designed to provide students at the crossroads of career choices an opportunity to experience research first hand with an established investigator. At the time of application, the applicant must 1). be a full-time post baccalaureate, predoctoral M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M. (or equivalent) student who seeks research training with a sponsor/mentor prior to embarking on a research career; 2). have completed initial coursework and be able to devote full-time effort to research or activities related to development into independent researcher.

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
PhD, Professional Doctorate

Age minimum or maximum:*
No

Open to international students:
Yes

Required to demonstrate financial need:
No

Discipline Area(s):
Life Sciences/ Health Sciences

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
All, International students

Award type:
Fellowship

Amount Awarded:
$25,000 and above
Other: Eligible for stipend top off from USC Graduate School

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
July

Date application is available:
Summer

USC endorsement required:
No

Sponsor:

American Heart Association

 

Contact Information:

Email:
mary.gonzalez@heart.org

Website:
http://professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/ApplicationInformation/UCM_443316_Predoc