Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowships, USA

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Scholarship Description:

Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowships, USA is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Epilepsy Foundation is offering fellowships for undergraduate, master’s  and PhD students. U.S. citizenship is not required for this fellowship; however  the project must be conducted in the US.The Epilepsy Foundation awards grants  and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes of epilepsy. For  a Health Sciences Student Fellowship an applicant must be enrolled, or accepted  for enrollment, in medical school, a doctoral program, or other graduate  program. For the Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowship the student must be  enrolled in an appropriate undergraduate or graduate program in the behavioral  sciences. Successful applicants receive a stipend of $3,000 over the  three-month period of the award.

Study Subject(s): Subject for study is health sciences and  behavioral sciences. Course Level: This scholarship is  available for the undergraduate, master’s and PhD degree. Scholarship  Provider: The Epilepsy Foundation  Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: - Be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment,  in medical school, a doctoral program, or other graduate program for the Health  Sciences Student Fellowship; be enrolled in an appropriate undergraduate or  graduate program in the behavioral sciences for the Behavioral Sciences Student  Fellowship; - Have a defined epilepsy-related study or research plan; -  Have a three-month free period during which to conduct the fellowship (generally  during the summer); - Have a qualified mentor with expertise to supervise  and provide guidance on the project; and - Have access to institutional  resources, including an appropriate clinical or laboratory setting, to conduct  the proposed project. - These fellowships are not intended for individuals  who are pursuing a dissertation research project. - Students may be accepted  at any point in their schooling. This includes the periods following acceptance  but before beginning the first year and the period immediately following the  final year. - Foundation fellowship programs are designed as training  opportunities, and the quality of the training plans and environment are factors  in the evaluation of proposals. - Students may re-apply for additional  fellowship funding through the regular application process. - Applications  from women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities are  especially encouraged. - U.S. citizenship is not required; however, the  project must be conducted in the U.S.

Scholarship Open for International Students: U.S.  citizenship is not required; however, the project must be conducted in the  U.S.

Scholarship Description: The Epilepsy Foundation awards  grants and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes of  epilepsy.  Program goals include understanding basic mechanisms, developing  new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial  aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of  scientists and healthcare professionals.  The Foundation’s Student  Fellowship Programs offer qualified individuals the opportunity to develop  expertise in epilepsy research through a three-month training experience and  involvement in a research project.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Foundation’s Student  Fellowship Programs offer qualified individuals the opportunity to develop  expertise in epilepsy research through a three-month training experience.

What does it cover? Successful applicants receive a  stipend of $3,000 over the three-month period of the award.

Selection criteria: Applications are evaluated based on the  quality of the proposed project; relevance of the proposed work to epilepsy and  of the applicant’s interest in the field of epilepsy; the applicant’s  qualifications; the mentor’s qualifications, including his/her commitment to the  student and the project; and the adequacy of facility and the quality of the  training environment for research related to epilepsy

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications should be sent online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline of the  scholarship is 22 March 2013.

Further  Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowships, USA is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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