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Postgraduate Fellowships for Women from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries- Deadline 7/31/14

July 10, 2014
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Deadline: July 31, 2014
The scheme provides fellowships to young female students from Sub-Saharan African countries and/or LDCs, to enable them to pursue postgraduate studies leading to Ph.D., degrees, at centres of excellence (renowned research institutions/universities). The institute must be in a developing country other than the applicant’s home country. The fellowship is offered to carry out postgraduate research in the natural sciences. Each fellowship will be offered for three years and will cover travel expenses, a modest monthly living allowance, the amount of which will be determined in consultation with the host institution.
http://owsd.ictp.it/activities/postgraduate-training-fellowships

Eligibility

The fellowships are open to qualified young women science graduates (generally below 40 years of age) from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or LDCs.

The minimum qualification of applicants is an MSc degree (or equivalent), or an outstanding BSc honours degree, in the natural sciences, engineering or information technology disciplines.

Applicants already on site in the host country will not be considered eligible.

The host institute where the applicant wishes to pursue her doctorate degree must be in a developing country other than her own.

The applicant must be willing to return to her own country after completion of the fellowship.

NB: APPLICANTS FROM LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (SEE LIST BELOW) ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale – High School Junior- Deadline 3/26/14

March 7, 2014

Deadline: March 26, 2014


Program for HS Juniors (rising HS seniors)

Full Scholarships to College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale

QuestBridge has partnered with Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, and Yale to offer students a unique opportunity to take college-level courses at a top-tier university while residing in a dormitory with peers from across the country. These scholarships offer outstanding low-income students a special chance to experience life beyond high school and to gain first-hand experience on what to expect from attending a selective college.

http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-summer-programs

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College Preg Scholarship through QuestBridge- High School Juniors- Deadline 3/26/14

February 28, 2014

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The 2014 College Prep Scholarship application is now open 

Submit the QuestBridge application by March 26.

 

QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides opportunities designed to help outstanding low-income high school juniors prepare to apply to top colleges. More than 2,000 students will be selected as College Prep Scholars and will receive one or more awards that will make them stronger applicants to selective colleges.

 

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship is designed for high school juniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges. Most College Prep Scholars come from households earning less than $60,000 annually and have experienced long-term economic hardship.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of their senior year.
  • Citizenship requirements: U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and international students attending high school in the United States are eligible to apply for the College Prep Scholarship.

Full Scholarship to Study Medicine in Cuba- Deadline 3/14/14

February 27, 2014

Deadline: March 14, 2014

[This activity is approved by the U.S. Department of State.]

The Latin American School of Medicine (LASM), in Havana, Cuba, was founded in 1998, as Cuba’s response to the devastation of Hurricanes Mitch and Georges.  Cuba understood that, if the poorest regions in our hemisphere were able to develop adequate healthcare infrastructures, they could save as many lives every year as had been lost in the hurricanes.  The Cubans offered full scholarships to enroll at LASM to young people from the nations affected by the hurricanes — on the sole condition that, once they graduated, they would return to their home countries and offer low-cost health services in their own underserved communities.

This exceptionally generous offer of a world-class full-scholarship medical education is also being extended to students from the US.

The offer to US students was made because of Cuba’s recognition that millions in the US have little or no access to affordable health care; and that many young people in the US don’t even dare to dream of studying medicine because of the economic costs.  Students from communities of color and low-income communities are especially encouraged to apply to the program.

Applicant criteria:

  • Be US citizens (with US passport)
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 by the time of MATRICULATION
  • Must have completed the following college-level, pre-med science courses:
    • One year of biology with lab (Biology I and II with labs)
    • One year of chemistry with lab (General Chemistry I and II with labs)
    • One year of organic chemistry with lab (Organic Chemistry I and II with labs)
    • One year of physics with lab (Physics I and II with labs)
  • Be physically and mentally fit
  • Come from the humblest and neediest communities in the US
  • Be committed to practice medicine in poor and underserved US communities after graduation

http://www.ifconews.org/node/707

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Secondary School Program @ Harvard- High School Students- Deadline March through May

February 26, 2014

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Program from 6/21/14 to 8/9/14

A college program at Harvard for high school students

Wondering what college is like? Experience it yourself this summer in Harvard’s Secondary School Program.

Take real Harvard courses

Alongside college and adult students, you can earn college credit in Harvard courses and explore subjects not available at your high school. You study with distinguished faculty, use state-of-the-art labs, and have access to the largest university library system in the world.

The online application period is open

  • If an international student, apply by April 14
  • If applying for financial aid, apply by March 24
  • If not applying for financial aid, apply by May 5

https://www.summer.harvard.edu/programs/secondary-school

MCW 2014 Undergraduate & Graduate Summer Enrichment Programs- Deadline 2/1/14

January 31, 2014

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The Office of Student/Affairs Diversity at the Medical College of Wisconsin will again offer our summer program for students underrepresented in medicine and biomedical research. DSHREP is a 10-week summer program supported through an R25 research education grant funded by National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI), an agency of National Institutes of Health (NIH). All research is conducted by MCW faculty, focusing on cardiovascular, hematological, and pulmonary diseases. Interested students should be available from May 28, 2014 to August 1, 2014.

http://www.mcw.edu/medicalschool/studentdiversity/diversityprograms.htm

2014 CDC Public Health Opportunities- Undergrad Graduate students- Deadline variable

January 30, 2014

Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, these programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities. Jump Start Your Future – Apply Today!

CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) supports internship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings. Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, the following programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program- Deadline depends on site- Undergraduate

January 29, 2014
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The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.By using the web page, Search for an REU Site, you may examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units. Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location.Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants. A contact person and contact information is listed for each site.

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.jsp

NHMA CA Leadership Fellowship Program- Physicians- Deadline 2/14/2014

January 29, 2014

I would like to announce that the NHMA California Leadership Fellowship Program deadline has been extended to February 14, 2014! Applicants should be NHMA physicians in California who have at least five years of professional experience after the completion of residency/fellowship training. Applicants should be interested in public health careers at the state government level.

 

The application and additional information can be found online at http://www.nhmamd.org/index.php/programs/nhma-ca-leadership-fellowship-program. Please forward this information to your CA colleagues and don’t hesitate to contact Veronica Ramirez at vramirez@nhmamd.org with any questions.

 

Best,

Elena Rios, MD, MSPH

President & CEO

Summer Medical Dental Education Program- undergraduate- Deadline 3/1/14

November 7, 2013

Deadline: March 1, 2014

SMDEP

The SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.

  • Academic enrichment in the basic sciences and quantitative topics
  • Learning-Skills Development-including study skills and methods of individual and group learning
  • Clinical exposure through small-group clinical rotations and full-group clinician seminars. This is limited to 5% of program time for all the sites
  • Career development, including the exploration of the medical and dental careers, other health professions and an individualized education plan to identify other appropriate enrichment activities
  • Financial planning workshop and health policy seminars

All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.

http://www.smdep.org/

http://www.smdep.org/event/smdep-application-opens-november-1-2013/


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