New predoctoral fellowship program from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
In 2011, HHMI will fund up to 40 three-year fellowships to support years 3–5 of doctoral study in eligible fields—including plant biology. Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $30,000 and an additional $3,000 for health insurance, books and supplies, journal subscriptions, and other professional expenses relevant to a fellow’s graduate study. HHMI will also provide an institutional allowance of $10,000 in lieu of tuition and fees.
Please see http://www.hhmi.org/grants/individuals/intl_fellows.html for additional information, including the name and title of the individual who has been designated as the nominating official at your institution. Institutional nominations are due on December 1, 2010, with full applications to be submitted by February 16, 2011. Fellowships will begin on September 1, 2011.