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American Federation for Aging Research:
Provides opportunity for medical students to conduct research related to aging for 8-12 weeks during the summer. Stipend included. Applications are due by January 31, 2013.

Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program
Provides opportunity for Baltimore-area students enrolled in graduate programs in the health and human service fields to put their ideas into practice by designing a community service project that helps meet the needs of underserved communities. Each year the program selects 15 to 20 fellows for the Baltimore Program. Stipend provided. Applications due in early February each year.

CDC Hubert Global Health Fellowship:
This fellowship provides third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students with valuable public health experience in an international setting. The main focus of the fellowship is a 6- to 12-week field assignment. Fellows are mentored by experienced CDC staff and learn through hands-on experience while working on a public health project in a developing country. Applications are due by February 15, 2013.

Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship:
Students participating in the ICRF program will take a year out from medical school to conduct clinical research abroad under the direction of a mentor working in global health, as well as complete related coursework. Fellows receive a stipend, health insurance, and financial support to attend a year-end meeting as well as supplementary funds for research and training. Each institution will offer three fellowships per year beginning in 2013. Participating institutions are listed on the ICRF web site. The application process for the 2013-2014 fellowship year will begin in November 2012, with applications due January 15, 2013. Students must be matriculated at a U.S.-based medical school to be eligible for the ICRF.

Epidemiology Fellowship at the CDC: 
The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship is a one-year fellowship tailored for rising 3rd- and 4th-year medical students, designed to increase the pool of physicians with a population health perspective. Eight competitively selected fellows spend 10–12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offices in Atlanta, GA, where they carry out epidemiologic analyses in various areas of public health. Examples of previous and current areas of concentration include viral and bacterial diseases, cardiovascular health, obesity prevention, birth defects, STDs, injury prevention, and air pollution and respiratory health. Applications must be submitted by December 7, 2012. For more information, visit the fellowship website. Questions may be addressed to

Howard Hughes Medical Student Fellowship:
Provides opportunity for medical students to spend 1 year on their home campus conducting research with a faculty member. Offers stipend and benefits. Applications for the 2013 - 2014 fellowship are due on January 11, 2013.

The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program
The NIH has initiated a new research training program for medical, dental, and veterinary students called the NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).  This is a comprehensive year-long research enrichment program designed to provide a broad scope of skills and training experiences appropriate for future research leaders in academic, private-sector, and government institutions.  It will also help address the urgent need for a pipeline of qualified physician and dental scientists who can conduct the full range of biomedical research and whose numbers are diminishing. Applications for the 2013-14 program are due on January 15, 2013.

Sarnoff Endowment Fellowship:
The Sarnoff Fellowship Program offers medical students the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a biomedical research laboratory at an institution other than their own. 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. The application deadline is January 9, 2013. Applications must be submitted via Sarnoff's web-base application system at

Fellowship awardees receive a $30,000 stipend for the 2013 - 2014 Fellowship year in addition to an allowance for travel to select a Preceptor and Fellowship laboratory, moving expenses and health insurance.

Travel Awards
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) has budgeted funds for supplementing student travel to scientific meetings and/or field work. The principal aim of travel awards is to enable students to participate in events otherwise inaccessible due to shortfalls in laboratory or departmental funding. In addition to financial need, applicants must justify the academic merit of their travels, in terms of presentations (poster or talk) at meetings, thesis-related field work, or a thesis-related course.



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