NIH Clinical Research Scholar Awards
These awards will provide multiyear funding to four junior
faculty and five postdoctoral trainees in a
multidisciplinary program for research training to begin
Scholars will receive rigorous, mentored clinical
research training and/or dedicated time and resources for
mentored clinical research and will learn how to
investigate problems in their field from a
multidisciplinary perspective. Emphasis can be on clinical
problems at many interfaces: bench to bedside, bedside to
clinical practice or clinical practice to populations.
Support for a stipend, a master's or doctoral degree and
performance of a research study is included. Applications
are due Feb. 1.
Detailed program announcements and application
instructions can be found at
Certificate in Nonprofit Studies
Johns Hopkins now offers its Certificate in Nonprofit
Studies Program at both its Washington, D.C., and Homewood
campuses. Applications are being accepted for the spring
This part-time program is designed to develop and
enhance the knowledge and practical skills needed by
nonprofit staff and volunteers to run a successful
organization. Students who complete the program may apply
their Certificate in Nonprofit Studies to a JHU MBA with a
Nonprofit Concentration, and students in the School of
Professional Studies in Business and Education may earn
credit for certificate courses. Spring classes begin in
January 2005. For more information, call 410-516-5389 or
Summer Research Fellowship Program
The 2005 Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship Program
invites applications from freshmen, sophomores and juniors
in the schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. The
selected students will receive a $3,000 stipend to conduct
laboratory research during the summer with a Johns Hopkins
faculty member of their choice.
The program, which includes seminars and social
activities, will run from May 29 through Aug. 4. Students
should submit applications and supporting materials —
a letter of support from the lab sponsor, letter of
recommendation from a faculty member, transcript, statement
of purpose and proposal — to Gary K. Ostrander,
associate provost for research, 237 Mergenthaler Hall, by 4
p.m. on Feb. 14. Incomplete or late applications will not
be considered. Applications and additional information are
available in the Office of the Dean, 237 Mergenthaler, and
The 2005 NASA Academy
The NASA Academy, held at four NASA locations, is an
intensive 10-week resident research program for
undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers
in aerospace-related fields; dates vary by center, but all
begin in June.
Participants will learn how NASA and its field centers
operate, understand the NASA link to the private sector and
gain experience in world-class laboratories as they do
research with a senior scientist or engineer; have
interactive sessions with leaders in government, industry
and academia; and build bonds with other future leaders.
The program also includes a group project, lectures, field
trips, presentations and mentoring of younger students.
Applicants must be enrolled as a junior or senior
undergraduate or as a first- or second-year graduate
student as of May 2005; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; and be a
U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident or graduate student
of a participating European Space Agency member. Women,
underrepresented minorities and those with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
For details, go to
university.gsfc.nasa.gov/application. The application
deadline is Jan. 31.
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