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Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship - Program: Lupus Foundation of America

Deadline: 
Friday, April 8, 2016
Category: 
Contact: 
Anita Roach (roach@lupus.org)

Gina M Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program - Lupus Foundation of America

 

Targeted Fields
Health Sciences. Life Sciences.

 

Open To
Current Graduate Students.

 

Citizenship
No citizenship requirements.

 

Eligibility Requirements
Open to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. Preference is given to students with a college degree. Applicants need: Cover letter. Grant application cover page. Research proposal abstract and lay summary. NIH-formatted Biosketches from applicant, sponsor, and other research personnel. Statement from sponsor about applicant and his/her academic achievements, future professional aspirations, as well as about his/her potential to implement the proposed studies. Single-spaced proposal narrative of no more than two pages.

 

Stipend
Stipend of $4,000.

 

Deadline
4/8/16 5 p.m. ET

 

Program Description
The Lupus Foundation of America annually awards 6 summer fellowships to students who will carry out biomedical research related to lupus. The aim of the program is to foster an interest among young researchers in lupus. The Lupus Foundation of America is a national organization intended to solve the mystery of lupus through research, education, and advocacy. Research is conduced under the supervision of an established investigator that the student is responsible of finding. Projects may be basic, clinical, or psychosocial research and must be related to the causes, treatments, prevention, or cure of lupus. Fellows will also get an opportunity to develop their career through mentorship and training. They will gain lifetime professional association with LFA network, which includes resources like being able to join the Alumni LinkedIn group.