Whitaker International Program: Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program sends young Biomedical Engineers, anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for one or more of the following activities:
conducting academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory or
pursuing coursework at an academic institution or
interning at a policy institute, or in an industrial or non-profit setting.
The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook.
Fellows: Tuition (and bench fees) reimbursement, capped at USD 10,000 (regardless of country of exchange or exchange rate).
Eligibility - nationality
Fellows (pre-doctoral): hold a Bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant or enrolled in or recently completed a Master’s degree or
enrolled in a PhD program or currently employed, with the most recent degree no higher than an MS.
Scholars (post-doctoral): hold a PhD (within the past 3 years of grant start date) or will be awarded the PhD before beginning a Whitaker grant.
Proficient language ability to carry out the proposed project in the host country.