Amgen Scholars Program
Інформація: ETH offers 20 scholarships for a summer research stay within the Amgen Scholars Program for students studying for a Bachelor’s degree at a European university.Research opportunities are available in the different research groups and departments. The ten-week programme covers nine weeks of intensive research in a state-of-the art laboratory
biological sciences, neurosciences, bioinformatics, biomedical ingeneering
- to be enrolled as regular students at a university in a country that participates in the Bologna Process1
- to have successfully completed at least two years of Bachelor's degree by the start of the programme in July 2017, but have not yet graduated prior to termination of the programme in September2
- to be interested in pursuing a doctorate/PhD.
Amgen Scholars at ETH will receive a stipend of CHF 4,000 to cover housing and living expenses. Amgen Scholars living outside Zurich may claim up to CHF 500 as travel expenses for their travel and back home from Cambridge.
The Amgen Scholars Program at Institut Pasteur
Інформація: The goal of the Amgen Scholars Program at Institut Pasteur (ASP-IP) is to provide scholars an international laboratory experience during two months in summer. Participating in the daily life of a research group will encourage and inspire students to pursue a scientific career. The program also includes non-laboratory activities, social programs, general scientific training, discussions and interactions with scientists of different cultures and origins. Together with the practical scientific experience, this program will make an unforgettable experience for all participants.
Biochemistry,Bioinformatics,Cellular Biology,Developmental Biology,Epidemiology,Genetics &Genomics,Immunology,Microbiology,Mycology,Neurosciences,Parasitology,Structural Biology,Vaccinology,Virology
Applicants to the ASP-IP must
1) be undergraduate students who:
- are registered in colleges or universities in Europe
- will not have graduated from their second cycle, according to the Bologna Process, in Summer 2017. In other words, students able to enroll in a PhD program in Fall 2017 are NOT eligible for this program.
- for medical students: eligible applicants must have not completed their fourth year of studies prior to termination of the programme in September.
- first year students are not eligible at the Institut Pasteur.
- a strong record of academic performance;
- an interest in pursuing a PhD.
Prior research experience is not required.
Scholars will receive a total stipend of € 1300 to cover living expenses.Non-local Scholars may claim up to € 450 as travel expenses for their travel to Paris. To receive the reimbursement of travel expenses, students will need to provide original receipts and validated boarding passes.
Amgen Scholars Program at University of Cambridge
Інформація: Amgen Scholars at the University of Cambridge will have the opportunity to work alongside our experienced faculty members, including some of the world's top academic scientists.
biochemistry, neurobiology, developmental biology, cell biology
Applicants to the Amgen Scholars Programme in Cambridge must be undergraduate students:
- who are enrolled in colleges or universities in Europe*, and
- who have not entered the final year of their bachelor's or first degree (or its equivalent) before participating in the programme. (For medical students you must not have completed your pre-clinical studies prior to starting the programme)
Applicants must also:
- be able to demonstrate a strong record of academic performance
- have an interest in undertaking a PhD.
It is not essential that applicants have prior research experience. The language of the Scholars Programme is English and Scholars at Cambridge will need a good working knowledge of English in order to participate fully.
Amgen Scholars at the University of Cambridge will receive a stipend of £1120 to cover living costs. Students not normally resident in Cambridge will be able to claim up to £200 towards the cost of travel from their home to Cambridge. Students will need to provide receipts.
Amgen Scholars Program at University of Tokyo
Інформація: The objective of the program is to provide undergraduate students from different countries (including some from Japan) who are committed to or who are considering a career in biology or related sciences and looking to continue to graduate studies, with eight weeks of biomedical research experience in the basic and translational sciences.
biochemistry,bioengineering, bioinformatics, biotechnology, chemical and biomolecular engineering, chemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, olecular medicine, statistics, toxicology, neurobiology, neurophysiology, physiology
UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program applicants must be undergraduate students who are:
- Enrolled in colleges or universities worldwide that award a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent); and
- At the minimum, have completed their first year of undergraduate study at the time the summer program begins, and
- Are not graduating before the summer program begins, and after the summer program ends will resume undergraduate studies for at least 1 semester or 1 quarter
UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program applicants must also:
- Have a strong record of academic performance; and
- Have good working knowledge of English, demonstrated by a minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 72, IELTS overall band score of 5.5, Cambridge English FCE, TOEIC score of 1095, TOEIC L&R score of 785, or TOEIC S&W score of 310, if not a native English speaker or English is not your first language, and
- Have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D.
Amgen Scholars at the University of Tokyo will receive a stipend of 500,000 JPY
Amsterdam Merit Scholarships
Інформація: A scholarship for outstanding non-EU/EEA students who have been admitted to one of the (Master's) programs of the Faculty of Medicine. The scholarship is funded by the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Speciality: Medical Informatics
- hold non-EEA nationality or nationalities only
- not be entitled to receive a Dutch study grant or loan ("Studiefinanciering")
- not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA
- not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship
- have submitted a complete application to one of the (Master’s) programs of the AMC UVA
- have been (or will be) admitted to one of the (Master’s) programs of the AMC UVA
- be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa.
The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses)
Research Degree Program in Harvard: PhD in Biostatistics
Інформація: As a PhD in biostatistics candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, you will develop deep expertise in the theory and practice of biostatistics and bioinformatics, working alongside faculty who are leaders in both statistical theory and its application to health research. You will learn to work with big data and use powerful statistical tools to drive discovery using complex datasets. And you will conduct original research in collaboration with laboratory, clinical, and biomedical scientists from around the globe to identify and solve problems that threaten the lives and health of people everywhere.With a PhD in biostatistics from the Harvard Chan School, you will be prepared for a high-impact career in academia or in a research or leadership role in government or within the health care, pharmaceutical, or biomedical industries. You will also be positioned to play a unique role in safeguarding public health and improving lives through quantitative research.
All candidates for admission to the PhD programs must have a strong background in mathematics—with college-level coursework successfully completed through multivariable calculus and at least one semester of linear algebra—as well as knowledge of at least one computer programming language.
Additional coursework is strongly encouraged in quantitative areas including probability, statistics, numerical analysis, and advanced calculus or real analysis, as well as in biology, computational biology, and genetics (if interested in bioinformatics). Experience using a statistical computing platform such as SAS, Splus, R, Stata, or SPSS is also encouraged.
Knowledge of a scripting language such as Python or Perl and some familiarity with relational databases is encouraged for those interested in bioinformatics.
All admitted students to the PhD program, including international students, are guaranteed full funding, which includes a stipend, as well as tuition and health insurance.