The following internal funding opportunities are available for students and postdocs affiliated with the department
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Program
The Dartmouth Big Data in the Life Sciences Training Program aims to develop a cadre of researchers engaging in true synergistic collaboration between quantitative and basic biomedical sciences.The program provides support for select students enrolled in any of the biomedical sciences graduate programs at Dartmouth. Selection into this competitive program is through application prior to the 2nd year of matriculation. The program provides student tuition and stipend support, as well as opportunities for computational resources and travel. Students or mentors interested in learning more about the program should contact Drs. Whitfield (Michael.L.Whitfield@Dartmouth.edu) or Christensen (Brock.C.Christensen@dartmouth.edu). For more information see the QBS website.
Department Travel Award
To promote our education and training mission, funds for travel to scientific conferences will be awarded to one student / trainee per term of up to $1,000 for a stateside meeting, and up to $2,000 for an international meeting. Priority will be given to QBS PhD students and those who have not previously received this award. Applications will be reviewed for merit on a rolling basis until an award is made. We are currently accepting applications for this Summer, Fall and Winter '23.
To be considered for an award, applicants must:
- Be a student or post-doctoral fellow mentored or co-mentored by a faculty member holding a primary or secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology
- Submit an abstract for a scientific conference as the presenter of the abstract
- Provide a brief letter of recommendation
- Send application items to department email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following:
- Total amount of funds being requested
- The destination
- Purpose of travel
- Dates of trip
- Specific requests with itemization breakdown of funds
- Note if you have ever received a travel grant award in the past?
- If yes, how many times, and what was the value of the award(s)?
- Note if you have been awarded or applied for any other grant funding for this trip
- If yes, through what organization, and what is the value requested/received of the award(s)?
- Note if you have registered for Global Dartmouth : Travel Registry (see below, required for international travels, recommended for any domestic travels)
- Global Dartmouth : Travel Registry (Required for any international travel, recommended for all travels, including domestic trips)
- So Dartmouth knows where you are in case of an emergency,
- So Dartmouth can reach you immediately to provide critical guidance and support in case of an emergency,
- So reimbursement for your travel can be approved and processed, and
- So you can be compliant with Dartmouth’s safety policies. All Dartmouth travelers visiting international locations are now required to register their Dartmouth travel in the Global Dartmouth Travel Registry. The travel registry will help Dartmouth facilitate the delivery of support services in the event of an emergency. Dartmouth travelers include all Dartmouth community members (students, faculty, staff, alumni, volunteers, and others) who are participating in Dartmouth programs.Why is it essential to register before you travel?
Please read Dartmouth’s Travel Safety Policy for more information. For additional details, visit the Global Dartmouth website. If you have questions about the policy or the registration process, please email email@example.com.
Dr. Robert W. McCollum Medical Student Scholarship in Epidemiology
Robert W. McCollum, MD, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2010, after a long and influential career as Dean of Dartmouth Medical School, professor, doctor of medicine, father, and husband. He influenced many young doctors in their pursuit of science and inspired the best in those around him. His contributions to understanding the patho-physiology of polio, infectious mononucleosis, and hepatitis B infection were seminal in the fields of infectious diseases and epidemiology. In honor of his life and his achievements, The Geisel School of Medicine is proud to offer the Dr. Robert McCollum Medical Student Scholarship in Epidemiology for Geisel Medical School students seeking a research opportunity or to attend conferences to present their research to further their careers. Please fill out this application and follow the included instructions to apply.