Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellows encourages the development of future medical-scientists by providing a year of full-time, mentored laboratory research training to medical, dental, and veterinary students who have demonstrated an interest in and commitment to biomedical research, but who are enrolled in a medical, dental, or veterinary school but not enrolled in an MD/PhD (or equivalent) program.
U-M Contact: Henry Dyson, Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF)
Institutional Endorsement: This fellowship does not require U-M endorsement. Applications are submitted directly to Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Application Deadline: Is in January. For most current information regarding the application deadline, please visit here.
- must be in good standing at a medical, dental, or veterinary school located in the United States
- U.S. citizenship not required, but students must have an appropriate work visa
- student cannot be enrolled in a combined medical, dental, or veterinary PhD program or a PhD or ScD program
- Previous bench experience is required, with applicants having had one or more substantial research experiences (summer or part-time). For placement at Janelia, students must have an especially strong record of research accomplishment and commitment.
Application Instructions: For complete instrcutions, please click here.