The Whitaker International Undergraduate Scholarships Programme to Study Abroad, 2014

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Institute of International Education is providing an undergraduate scholarship program in USA. Applicant must be currently enrolled as a second, third or senior year undergraduate Biomedical or Bioengineering student from a U.S. institution at the time of the scholarship, with at least one semester remaining at their home institution upon completion of the award. Scholarships are provided in  Biomedical or Bioengineering field. 30 scholarships are offered for the academic year. Application should be submitted till October 15, 2013.. 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. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker International Program encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting..  The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level (Applicant must be currently enrolled as a second, third or senior year undergraduate Biomedical or Bioengineering student from a U.S. institution).
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? If you meet the following requirements, one or more of the Whitaker International Programs may be right for you. You must:
· Have U.S. citizenship OR be a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
· Be in the field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering or a closely
· related field (Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with substantive interest and background in Biomedicine). *
· Be no more than 3 years from the receipt of your most recent degree, or be currently enrolled.
· Have language ability to carry out the proposed project in the host country at the time of departure.
Benefits of the scholarship: Grants are for a one academic term or an academic year.  No summer grants are available. Benefits include: -Up to a $7,500 scholarship for one semester/academic term -Up to a $10,000 scholarship for the academic year
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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