The research areas of this scholarship are: Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented or translational research.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· The ideal candidate will be two years away from becoming an independent investigator, have at least two years or more of postdoctoral research experience, and have a significant publication record.
· Candidates must hold an M.D., D.D.S., or D.V.M. degree.
· Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease
· oriented, or translational research.
· Proposals in health services research or involving large
· scale clinical trials are ineligible.
· BWF encourages nominations from candidates who work in reproductive science.
· Candidates must be a fellow, resident, or a postdoctoral researcher and have at least two years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of application.
· Candidates must not be more than 10 years past their most recent earned doctorate degree. No exceptions will be made.
· Candidates with a clinical degree not awarded in the U.S. or Canada must be fully licensed to practice in the U.S. or Canada or have completed a residency in the U.S. or Canada.
· Candidates who hold a junior faculty appointment (Lecturer, Instructor, Assistant Professor
· non tenure track, etc.) may be eligible if they have been in a faculty position for two years or less at the time of application.
· To meet this requirement, the appointment must have begun no earlier than July 1, 2011.
· Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada at the time of application.
· Persons who have applied for permanent resident status but have not received their government documentation by the time of application are not eligible.
· Candidates must be nominated by accredited, degree
· granting institutions in the U.S. or Canada.
· Candidates must be committed to a full
· time career in research as an independent investigator at a North American degree
· granting institution.
· Candidates with tenure
· track appointments as an Instructor or Assistant Professor at the time of application are not eligible.
· Candidates that have faculty appointments with institutional start
· up funds or hold an R01 grant from the NIH are not eligible.
Benefits of the scholarship: Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) provide $700,000 over a minimum of five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The duration of award is of five years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known