2015 James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, USA

Applications are invited for James A. Ferguson Fellowship available to all graduate students interested in working in the area of infectious diseases and health disparities. This nine week summer program begins in May 25, 2015 with an orientation at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD that focuses on research design, infectious diseases, urban health issues, and other health equity topics. During the remaining 8 weeks of the program, fellows receive mentored research and professional development experiences at the CDC in Atlanta, GA or in Baltimore at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, or DHMH. The application deadline is January 31, 2015.. The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, nine-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. Fellows from underrepresented populations as defined by the federal government are strongly encouraged to apply.. Fellowship is available to graduate students for nine-week summer program.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowship is awarded
Who can apply to this scholarship? Fellows who are members of underrepresented populations (as defined by the federal government) are strongly encouraged to apply. In order to be considered for acceptance into this program, the applicant must:
· Be currently enrolled as a full
· time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program
· Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
· Have the ability to commit to the length of the fellowship
Benefits of the scholarship: A $4,000 stipend is provided for all participants -Housing and round-trip travel are also available for out-of-state fellows -Sponsorship to attend a national scientific meeting following abstract submission -Sponsored membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA)
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The fellowship is available nine weeks summer program. The program begins May 25, 2015 with an orientation at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD that focuses on research design, infectious diseases, urban health issues, and other health equity topics. (Fellows assigned to CDC will have an orientation in Atlanta on Thursday and Friday of the first week.) During the remaining 8 weeks of the program, fellows receive mentored research and professional development experiences at the CDC in Atlanta, GA or in Baltimore at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, or the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). The Ferguson Fellowship is contingent on federal funding.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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