HHMI-NIH Research Scholars (Cloister Program) For Biomedical Research
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Study Subject: Biomedical (medical, dental, and veterinary)
Employer: HHMI- NIH
Level: Research Training
Scholarship Description: The HHMI-NIH Research Scholars Program, also known as the Cloister Program, was established in 1985 to give outstanding students at U.S. medical schools the opportunity to receive research training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Students in good standing at medical, dental, and veterinary schools in the United States are eligible to apply to the program. Research Scholars spend nine months to a year on the NIH campus, conducting basic, translational or applied biomedical research under the direct mentorship of senior NIH research scientists.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute provides the administration and funding for the program, including the salaries and benefits for the Research Scholars. The NIH provides advisors, mentors, laboratory space, and equipment and supplies for laboratory work.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 10 January 2011