The application contains three tabs, Applicant Info, Research Proposal and Letters of Reference and Support. Instructions for filling out the application are provided below and next to the appropriate fields in the application. Read these instructions carefully before filling out the application.
|Organization||Life Sciences Research Foundation (LSRF), Princeton University|
|Subject areas||Life Sciences|
|Salary||$60,000/year for three years ($180,000 total)|
|Eligibility||Open for all nationalities|
|Deadline||See below the timeline|
- U.S. citizens are eligible to work in any geographic location while holding an LSRF fellowship. Non-U.S. citizens must work in a U.S. laboratory to be eligible for an LSRF fellowship.
- Individuals who have held a PhD or MD degree for more than 5 years at the time of application are not eligible for an LSRF fellowship.
The award is $60,000/year for three years ($180,000 total). $50,000/year is for the fellow’s stipend/salary and the remaining $10,000/year is a research allowance for the fellow.
Timeline for Application Submission, Evaluation and Funding
September 4: Website opens for applications
October 1: Application deadline
November 1: Supervisor and reference letters deadline
December: Applications sent to members of the Peer Review Committee for initial review
February: Peer Review Committee meets to choose approximately 50 finalists
Feb/March: Applicants are informed if they are finalists. (Non-finalists are also notified.)
February to August: LSRF solicits existing and new potential sponsors to fund the finalists. Approximately 15-25 finalists each year are matched successfully with sponsors.
August 1: Award activation date
Questions and inquiries pertaining to the submission of applications should be sent to:
Susan DiRenzo, Assistant Director
Contact Info: Susan Direnzo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE APPLICATION SYSTEM WILL be open Periodically.