Biomedical engineers are encouraged to apply for a Whitaker fellow (current graduate students) or scholar (will have a PhD by the beginning date of the award)
Award Benefits: The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program offers a stipend commensurate with the recipient’s experience and expected expenses in the host country.
Fellows: The term of the award will be for a maximum of one academic year (as defined by the academic calendar of the host country).
Scholars: The term of the award will be as little as one academic semester, or up to two academic years in length (for post-doctoral research fellowships). Scholar awards generally should require a full academic year, but any length of time proposed should be appropriately justified at the time of application.
- Round trip international airfare
- A monthly living stipend
- Health & Accident insurance
- Fellows Only: Tuition reimbursement, capped at US$35,000 (regardless of country of exchange or exchange rate)
Individual reimbursement amounts are determined by the Whitaker Program at the time of grant award, typically no greater than US $25,000
Application deadeline is Monday, January 25, 2010.