IMES Broshy Fellowship 2015: Apply by Oct. 17


October 15, 2014

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The purpose of the Broshy Graduate Fellowship in Medical Engineering and Science is to support the research and education of an exceptional graduate student whose work focuses on a novel, interdisciplinary project that has a good likelihood of being translated into an innovative commercial product and/or service that positively impacts health care outcomes and cost.  The Broshy Fellow will receive $50,000 for one year toward support of her/his stipend and tuition, and research. Any MIT graduate student in good standing, pursuing either a Masters or a Doctoral degree, and who has completed at least one year of study at MIT is eligible. Photo by Mer Chau.

The application must contain the following elements:

1] A nomination by the faculty advisor of the student, describing the academic achievements of the candidate and why her/his project has a reasonable chance of being translated in to a commercial product that will advance human health.

2] A two-page description of the project and work planned in the next year prepared by the student candidate.

3] The candidate’s CV and MIT transcript.

The application materials should be submitted by email (imes_rfp@mit.edu) as a single PDF using the student’s last name and first initial followed by “_BroshyFellow2015” in the document name. (example: LastNameFirstInitial_BroshyFellow2015.pdf). Applications are due by October 17, 2014.  The successful candidate will be notified in early December. The Fellowship would begin January 16, 2015.

Candidates will be evaluated by a panel made up of MIT faculty drawn from diverse departments.  The 2014 panel is comprised of the following individuals:

1] Robert S. Langer (institute Professor)

2] Elazer Edelman (IMES)

3] Sangeeta Bhatia (IMES & EECS)

4] Angela Belcher (BE & DMSE)

5] Charles Sodini (IMES & EECS)

6] Noubar Abefiyan (Flagship Ventures)

7] Charlie Cooney (Chem E)

8] Arup K. Chakraborty, ex oficio (IMES, Chem E, Chemistry, Physics, BE)

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