Deadline: January 10, 2019
The Sarnoff Fellowship Program offers medical students enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a biomedical research facility in the United States, other than the medical school in which they are enrolled.
Fellows are selected on the basis of a national competition. Sarnoff seeks individuals with demonstrated intellectual and academic achievement, as well as leadership ability.
Although applicants may have prior research experience, applications are also encouraged from students without extensive prior research experience. Applicants enrolled in an MD/PhD program will not be eligible for a Sarnoff Fellowship.
Applications are encouraged from second and third year medical students. Fourth year medical students are required to submit an official letter from their medical schools granting graduation deferment.
There are no citizenship requirements for application, but those who are not U.S. citizens must have and maintain an appropriate visa. The Foundation will not handle visa matters for applicants.
Fellowship awardees receive the following benefits:
- $32,000 annual stipend
- Allowances up to $8,000 for travel support to select a Preceptor and Fellowship laboratory and attend the Sarnoff Annual Scientific Meeting and American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, moving expenses, health insurance and funds for travel to present a paper at two national conferences
Each applicant must submit the following:
- One-page personal statement describing scholarly interests and career plans
- Three-page essay on the applicant’s cardiovascular topic of interest
- Completed application form and signed statement of confidentiality
- Official medical school transcript
- Curriculum vitae
- Recommendation from the applicant’s Sponsor
- Two additional recommendations
- Any other material that the applicant determines is appropriate to support the application
For further information visit : http://www.sarnofffoundation.org/?page=Fellowship_Info
For more information, contact:
Dana Boyd, Executive Director
Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation
731 Walker Road, Suite G-2
Great Falls, VA 22066