2017 Visiting Scientist Training Award (KVSTA) at Fogarty International Center in Korea

The Fogarty International Center is accepting applications for Korean Visiting Scientist Training Award (KVSTA). Korean citizens are eligible to apply for this award.

The Fogarty International Center is aimed at advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.

Course Level: This is a Visiting Scientist Training Award.

Study Subject: Research projects may assist all fields of biomedical and behavioural research at NIH, including (but not limited to) cancer, brain and neurological disease, cardiovascular, metabolic, allergy and chronic respiratory diseases, and reproductive and perinatal disease. Applications for the 2017 cycle will center on training in the area of precision medicine.

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Number of Scholarships: Not Specified

Scholarship can be taken in Korea

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be qualified for the scholarship:

Applicants must:

  • Be Korean citizens or permanent residents of Korea.
  • Have obtained a doctoral degree, equivalent to a Ph.D., within the previous five years as of September 1, 2017.
  • Have received at least one degree in Korea.
  • Meet eligibility requirements for NIH’s Intramural Visiting Fellow Program (VFP). (U.S. citizens and permanent residents are not eligible.)

Nationality: Korean citizens are qualified to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have obtained a doctoral degree, equivalent to a Ph.D., within the previous five years as of September 1, 2017.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is August 7, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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