The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (DRCRF) of the United States, promotes a project of financial support to foreign students who are interested in starting a postdoctoral course in research related to the field of health in the USA.
Established in 1946, the organization is dedicated to non-profit cancer research. For her hard work, she has been recognized by different world entities. It has internationally renowned doctors and professionals from this area. Currently, the DRCRF works in coordination with the University of California (UCLA). It is there where the winning applicants of the four (4) year scholarships with a value greater than $ 52,000 for each academic period will carry out their apprenticeship.
Institutions where you will study:
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (DRCRF) and the University of California (UCLA).
Levels and areas of studies:
The award is given to applicants for the postdoctoral research course in the following fields:
- Biological Sciences.
- Health Sciences.
- Public health.
Who can participate ?:
International students from anywhere in the world. They must have completed an MD, Ph.D., DDS, or DVM degree. For more information on this requirement, see the official website of the Health Scholarships in the United States 2020.
The endowment of the scholarship:
The scholarship for Latinos and Hispanics is distributed as follows:
- First year: $ 52,000.
- Second-year $ 54,000.
- Third-year $ 57,000.
- Fourth-year $ 60,000.
- The $ 2,000 spending allowance is awarded to the laboratory where the fellow works and can be used by the fellow for their educational and scientific expenses. With a written request to the Foundation, you are allowed to use the money to pay for medical care, and with the approval of your sponsor, you determine the purpose of the stipend. It cannot be used to cover general institutional fees, post-doctoral fellow registration fees, or scholarship taxes.
Instructions to apply:
Applicants must submit the following documents: High school transcript, essay, and ACT – SAT score or a letter from the candidate regarding research and teaching experience. The evaluation committee may require other papers to guarantee your academic level, it is recommended to be prepared when making the application. To learn more about the selection processes and apply for the prestigious International Latino Health Fellowship at the University of California (UCLA) visit the official website of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (DRCRF).
August 2020 (annual).
Note: If the process is closed before the end of the month, you can know the requested requirements and you can apply the following year since it is a program that is promoted each academic period.