Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program for US Applicants, and the application submitted electronically on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Applications are invited for Whiter International Fellows and Scholars Program available for US applicants to study abroad (except U.S. or Canada). Fellows (pre-doctoral) go abroad for one academic year (9-12 months) while scholars go abroad for one semester or up two academic years (24 months). This program sends young Biomedical Engineers, anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for conducting academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory or pursuing coursework at an academic institution. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Abroad (except USA or Canada)
are available for conducting academic or scientific research in a
university or laboratory or pursuing coursework at an academic
Deadline: on Tuesday, January 24, 2017
of International Education
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars are targeted for students of USA can apply for the scholarships.
‣ Award No: 50 Fellow and Scholar Grants as well as 25 summer grants will be awarded.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Fellows go abroad for one academic year (9-12 months). Scholars go abroad for one semester or up two academic years (24 months).
Awards typically begin between August 1st and October
1st, but may begin as early as July 1 of the competition year, and as
late as June 30 of the following year.
Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program offers a stipend
commensurate with the recipient’s experience and expected expenses
in the host country.
Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.
goal of the program is to assist the development of professional
leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance
the profession through an international outlook. Along with
supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker
International Program encourages grantees to engage in policy work
and propose projects in an industry setting.
‣ hold a Bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant or
‣ Be in or have recently completed a Master’s degree or
‣ Be in a PhD program or
‣ Be currently employed, with the most recent degree no higher than an MS
Whitaker Scholars (post-doctoral) must meet the the basic eligibility requirements and must: Currently have a PhD (within the past 3 years) or will be awarded the PhD before beginning a Whitaker grant.
‣ Applicants will be notified of decisions by email in early April 2018.
Scholarship Application Method
All applicants should review the detailed instructions on application procedure before beginning the online application.
Applications must be completed and submitted electronically by Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
The below forms are required components of a complete application, and must be submitted online, except as noted.
*Originals must be submitted in hard copy (please note, original means hard copy that is signed/stamped and not a scanned or emailed version). We can accept these components together or separately. The letter must be in a sealed envelope, signed across the flap by the author; each transcript should be forwarded in the envelope in which it was received from the submitting institution. Mail by the deadline to:
Whitaker International Program
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York NY 10017