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.
January 24, 2017
Scholarships are available for conducting academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory or pursuing coursework at an academic institution.
The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program offers a stipend commensurate with the recipient’s experience and expected expenses in the host country.
-Round-trip international airfare
-A monthly living stipend to commensurate with cost of living in host country
-Health & Accident insurance
-Travel Enhancement Fund
-Enrichment Seminar in Europe
-Fellows Only: Tuition (and bench fees) reimbursement, capped at US$10,000 (regardless of country of exchange or exchange rate). Individual reimbursement amounts are determined by the Whitaker Program at the time of grant awar
Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars must meet requirements:
-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.