Program Number: 63241
Title: Greater Southeast Affiliate–Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: American Heart Association (Greater Southeast Affiliate)
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor’s goal is to help students initiate careers in cardiovascular research by providing research assistance and training. Awards are in the amount of $25,180 per year, for a duration of one or two years.
Established Date: 10/17/2001
Follow-Up Date: 11/01/2012
Review Date: 10/04/2011
Address: Region II Research Consortium
415 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Web Site: http://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities/Funding-Opportunities_UCM_316909_SubHomePage.jsp
Program URL: http://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities/ForScientists/Winter-2012—Greater-Southeat-Affiliate-Predoctoral-Fellowship_UCM_431318_Article.jsp
Deadline Ind: Receipt
Deadline Open: No
Award Type(s): Fellowship
Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
U.S. Non-Citizen National
U.S.A. Citizenship (including U.S. Territories)
U.S. Permanent Resident
Locations Tenable: U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories)
Appl Type(s): Graduate Student
Target Group(s): NONE
Funding Limit: $25,180 YEAR
Duration: 2 YEAR(s)
Indirect Costs: No
Cost Sharing: No
Sponsor Type: Voluntary Health Organization
Geo. Restricted: ALABAMA
OBJECTIVES: Support is provided for research that is broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease, stroke or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems including multidisciplinary efforts. All basic disciplines as well as epidemiological, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems are eligible.
Post baccalaureate, predoctoral M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M. (or
equivalent) students who seek research training with a sponsor//mentor prior to embarking on a research career are eligible to apply.
Applicants must be full-time students working towards their degrees.
At the time of application, candidates must have one of the following
designations: U.S. citizen; Pending permanent resident (applicants must have applied for permanent residency and have filed form I-485 with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and have received authorization to legally remain in the United States (having filed an Application for Employment Form I-765); E3 Visa ? specialty occupation worker; F1 – student visa; H1-B Visa — temporary worker in a specialty occupation; J-1 Visa — exchange visitor; O-1 Visa — temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences; or TN Visa — NAFTA professional.
Fellowships in the amount of $25,180 are awarded ($21,180 stipend, plus $1,000 for healthcare benefit coverage and $3,000 for travel support). The award may be completed at any accredited institution in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Tennessee or U.S. Virgin Islands. (kww)
KEYWORDS: Medical Education
Clinical Medicine, General