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16 Jun 2017

LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Students,USA-2017

LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Students,USA-2017

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) offers postdoctoral fellowship to both home and international students in the USA for the academic session of 2017. The fellowship is open to pursue research in the field of lymphoma. The LRF postdoctoral fellowship grant is designed to support investigators at the level of advanced fellow or postdoctoral researcher in laboratory or clinic-based research with results and conclusions.

Application Deadline: 6 September 2017

 

Programmes Offered:

The Fellowship is awarded in the field of lymphoma research.

 

Course Level:

The fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral programme.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree. MD Applicants must have completed at least two years (24 months) of their fellowship work at the start of the award period (March 1, 2018). All applicants should not have completed more than five years (60 months) of their fellowship or postdoctoral work at the start of their award period. Individuals holding faculty positions prior to March 1, 2018 are not eligible to apply; awarded applicants may move into faculty positions during the award period.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with a sponsoring institution in the U.S. or Canada for the duration of the LRF Grant and intend to pursue a career in lymphoma research. Citizenship is not required.
  • Applicant must secure a Sponsor who will supervise the proposed research project. The Sponsor’s role is to assure (on behalf of the Institution) that the specific aims of the project are met and to present the Institution’s role in the development of the Applicant’s career. The Sponsor may support only one applicant to the Fellowship program per grant cycle.
  • Applications are encouraged from qualified individuals without regard to age, race, religion, sex, creed, national origin or any other characteristics protected by law.
  • During the award period, the Fellow must spend a minimum of 80 percent of his/her time in research without major patient care, teaching, or administrative responsibilities except as such responsibilities relate directly to a pre-clinical or clinical lymphoma research project.
  • The LRF Fellow may not hold another competitively applied for a fellowship and/or a grant that primarily supports Principal Investigator (PI) salary during the period of the LRF Grant, except if awarded as part of an NIH Institutional Training Grant (T32/K12 or equivalent). Supply and material costs for the clinical research project should be supported by another grant or from institutional funds. The percent of research time for the PI on all active grants should not add up to more than 100%. LRF must be informed as to the sources and the amounts of all extramural/non-institutional funding received by the Fellowship recipient during the term of the LRF Grant and reserves the right to determine that the LRF Grant may not be held concurrent with other funding.
  • A previous LRF Fellow shall not be granted support other than in exceptional circumstances, which is decided on a case-by-case basis. However, applicants from previous years who did not receive an award are welcome to apply if they still meet eligibility requirements.
  • All LRF applications are self-initiated. LRF does not invite applications from selected individuals or laboratories.

 

Benefit:

The Fellowship will cover the following:

  • The LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship provides a total of $105,000 to grantees over two years. Salary support is provided in the amount of $45,000 for the first year and $50,000 for the second year. Incidental funds of $5,000 per year may be budgeted for research supplies or professional development expenses such as tuition, registration fees, and travel for courses and meetings. This Grant does not provide for institutional overhead.

 

Number of Awards:

Not mentioned

 

Application Procedure:

The mode of applying is online.

 

Further Details:

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