HIV Vaccine Research Grants for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students
Applications are due by 5 PM PST on January 3, 2018
The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latino/a medical students with opportunities for independent research along with structured mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development activities. The complete Request for Applications can be found at http://www.hvtn.org/ramp.
Who can apply?
The HVTN will be accepting up to 8 RAMP scholars that meet the following criteria:
- Self-identify as African-American and/or Latino/a
- Student at US medical school
- In good academic standing
- US citizen or US permanent resident
- Interested in pursuing a future career in HIV research
If you are interested in applying, contact the RAMP Manager at HVTNAwards@hvtn.org. The RAMP Manager will connect you with investigators who can assist you in selecting a project or topic of interest and potentially serve as a mentor for that project.
The deadline for initial contact with mentors is December 6, 2017. Applications are due via the RAMP Application Form by 5:00 pm PST on January 3, 2018.
For More Information
All correspondence concerning the program should be addressed to:
Jenna Udren, MPH
HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Eastlake Ave., E3-300
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Office: (206) 667-6712