The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15, 2021

Thursday
Awarded By:

Ray Charles Foundation / Cedars Sinai

Number of Awards & Eligibility: one award offered
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be 18 or older.
  2. Must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  3. Must be a undergraduate (sophomore or above), graduate or medical student with an interest in furthering their education in the field of neuroscience.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery provides a unique opportunity for one individual preferably from an HBCU to spend a full year at the world-class Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to take part in research.

Application requirements for the The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery provides a unique opportunity for one individual to spend a full year at the world-class Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, gaining valuable hands-on experience in neurosciences and learning directly from a team of neuroscience innovators at one of their research laboratories. This program aims to promote and enhance diversity in neurosciences by emphasizing student participation from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Available areas of research include nanomedicine, Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and treatment, tumor immunology, blood-brain barrier and drug delivery, and gene therapy and discovery. Open to undergraduate, graduate, MD and PhD students with an interest in neuroscience, The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery will: • Allow medical students to actively participate in clinical research and get a rare insider's view of cutting-edge neurological research in our laboratories. • Provide students with mentorship opportunities from an impressive roster of neuroscience researchers, including Keith L. Black, MD, neurosurgeon and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai. • Help students develop key relationships with fellow medical students, scientists and healthcare providers, which will contribute to their career development and professional success. • Give students the chance to submit their own research findings to national meetings and present if accepted

Award Amount: amount not listed  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 15, 2021

Submit by the deadline
Contact: The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery
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