Visit to the National Institutes of Health in the USA by a junior scientist

The Australian Academy of Science invites expressions of interest from PhD candidates to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States of America in 2024-25. The program is supported by the Adam J Berry Memorial Fund (AJBMF).

The deadline for applications is 9am (AEST) Monday 8 April 2024. 

The successful applicant will receive funding of up to AUD4,000 towards a direct return airfare between Australia and America and a once-off living allowance of AUD1,000 provided by the AJBMF. The duration of the visit is expected to be between 6 and 13 weeks and must occur between 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025.

Applicants must be no more than 30 years of age at the time of application and be undertaking PhD study in Australia at the time of travel. The proposed visit should initiate long-term collaborations and facilitate the development of the applicant’s career, as well as contributing to the research program of the institute they are visiting.

For more information and to submit an expression of interest, please visit our webpage.

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