2019 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE

2019 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2019 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition. This program seeks to increase diversity in biomedical science by recruiting and retaining individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. Through their successful careers, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows will inspire future generations of scientists from America’s diverse talent pool.

Fellows will receive funding for their postdoctoral training and may continue to receive funding during their early career years as independent faculty. The program includes opportunities for career development, including mentoring and active involvement in the HHMI scientific community. The Institute will select and support up to 15 fellows in this competition.

This grant competition is open to all eligible applicants and no nomination is required. The competition opens September 12, 2018.

Eligibility:

The program is open to individuals who:

  • are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences, including those individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • hold a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent), which must be conferred by the start of the grant term.
  • U.S. citizens must have a degree from a research institution in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico)or an international research institution.
  • Non-U.S. citizens and applicants with other nationalities must have a degree from a research institution in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico).
  • have no more than 16 months of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application due date.

Applications are due on January 9, 2019. Mentor and reference letters must be received by January 16, 2019.

Further details: https://www.hhmi.org/programs/hanna-h-gray-fellows-program or contact fellows@hhmi.org.

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