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Grant of the Week: Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship

Elyse Martin | Jun 13, 2019

Every week, Perspectives Daily showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship that has been posted to our free community calendar. This week we are featuring the Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship.

Criteria

Anyone over the age of eighteen, of any academic discipline and status, who has not previously received this Fellowship may apply. Non-U.S. citizens may apply. Group applications should be submitted under the name of a single principal researcher.

Amount

The NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine provides up to $10,000 to support research in the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. 

The collections include the Michael E. DeBakey papers representing the diverse areas in which DeBakey made a lasting impact, such as surgery, medical education, and health care policy. The NLM collections span ten centuries, encompass a variety of digital and physical formats, and originate from nearly every part of the globe.

To apply for the NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine, visit the online application portal.

For details about the application process and required documents, please visit this website dedicated to the Fellowship.

To receive consideration, all required materials must be submitted to the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), via the above online application portal, by midnight EDT, September 30, 2019. Selected fellows will be notified and awards will be announced in December.

For further information about the materials available for historical research at the National Library of Medicine, please visit https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/index.html, or contact the NLM’s History of Medicine reference desk by email at NLM Customer Support or by phone 301-402-8878.

The Fellowship was established in 2016 and is supported by The DeBakey Medical Foundation, in honor and memory of Michael E. DeBakey (1908–2008), a legendary American surgeon, educator, and medical statesman. 

End: September 30, 2019

Contact: jeffrey.reznick@nih.gov

More Info: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/DeBakey_Fellowship_2020_Applications.html


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