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Sun Pharma/SID Innovation Research Fellowships
DESCRIPTION: The goals of of the Sun Pharma/SID Innovation Research Fellowships are to provide support for meritorious research, to strengthen the research environment of schools, and to expose available young investigators in such environments to meritorious research. Sun Pharma-SID Fellowships will enable qualified scientists to receive support for small-scale research projects-an important step in establishing their independence as an investigator.
ELIGIBILITY: Fellows from institutions in the United States may apply.
Eligibility requirements are as follows:
AWARDS: Fellowship program award funding will be paid to the institution. Two Fellowship awardees will receive a maximum of $50,000 each for two years to support their fellowship stipend. Institutions are to certify that funds will be applied toward stipend, salary and fringe benefits only, and not to be used for any indirect costs. Funds are non-renewable but consecutive applications to support the same fellow for multiple years are allowed.
January 31, 2018 Application Deadline
April 1, 2018 Notification of 2018 Fellowship Awards
July 1, 2018 Project Period Begins
REVIEW: A committee composed of SID Leaders-experts in Dermatology-will review applications. Fellowship award recipients will be selected based on the strengths of the program, project, mentor, and fellow.
FORMAT: The online application form is to be completed by fellowship/residency program directors. This form will ask for general information about the program, mentor, and fellow.
The following five items should be uploaded as an individual PDF in the specified fields:
1. Cover Letter from fellowship applicant: Your cover letter must include (in a combined pdf) all of the following information and supporting documentation. Failure to submit complete information may result in your application being ineligible for review.
2. Detailed Budget
3. Curriculum Vitae or NIH Biosketch (not to exceed five pages) required from the following individuals:
4. Letter of Endorsement from Mentor: Provide a letter of endorsement from the mentor of the nominated fellow. Include a description of how the mentor will support the fellow.
5. Program Information: Provide a written description of the fellowship program along with any other existing promotional information that describes the research project/established accredited program.