Health Scientist and Biomedical Research Exchange Programs


AGENCY: NIH-Fogarty International Center

PROGRAM: The joint cooperative programs provide for the short-term (two to 12 weeks) exchange of biomedical research scientists with Austria or Bulgaria and health scientists with Hungary, Poland, Romania, republics of the former Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia. Although the terms are different in the individual programs, in general the senders support international travel, while the receivers pay for in-country costs. Visits may be from one to 12 months depending on the program and nature of the research to be accomplished. Applications are accepted at any time.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., hold an advanced degree (normally a doctorate) in one of the health sciences or related fields, have professional experience in health or biomedical fields appropriate for the proposed study, and be affiliated with a U.S. public or private nonprofit educational, research, or clinical institution.

RESTRICTIONS: The programs do not provide support for academic, clinical, or research training, or for the primary purpose of attending scientific meetings. Before submitting a proposal, applicant should first contact the Fogarty International Center for further information with respect to the terms and requirements of the particular country of interest.

MONETARY SUPPORT: $9500-$46,000, average grant $27,000; total estimate for FY 1993 $95,400

DEADLINES: 01/10/94 05/10/94 09/10/94

CONTACT:

          NIH-Fogarty International Center
          International Research & Awards Branch
          9000 Rockville Pike (Room B2C21)
          Bethesda, MD  20892-4200
ATTN:     David A. Wolff, Ph.D.
          Chief, (301)496-1963

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