Genome Scholars will receive $25,000 for one year of support. Support will be provided for the first-year of graduate school in genomics/bioinformatics. In addition, SACNAS will support Genome Scholars to attend the 2007 SACNAS National Conference and one additional genomics/bioinformatics conference.
All applicants must meet the following requirements
Hold current SACNAS membership (or become a new SACNAS member)
Intend to or currently pursuing graduate education in Genomics (In genomics we include: ethical, legal, and/or social implications of genomic research; computational biology as it relates to genomics, bioengineering as it relates to genomics)
Be U.S. citizen or permenant resident of the U.S.
All applicants must meet one of the following criteria
Graduating senior or baccalaureate that has applied to or has been accepted to a graduate program leading to a degree with an emphasis in genomics
Currently enrolled in a graduate program with an emphasis in genomics
Completing an MS degree and applying to a Ph. D. program in a Genomic field
Due to additional funding, the GENOME Fellowship application is re-opened;
we will accept new applications until June 15, 2007. Please visit the
section of the SACNAS website for more information and application
If you have already applied, your application has been reviewed by the
committee. Award announcements will be made at the end of June.
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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