Applications open for visit to the National Institutes of Health in the USA by a junior scientist

October 31st, 2022

The Australian Academy of Science invites expressions of interest from junior scientists to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States of America in 2023.

The deadline for applications is 9am (AEDT) Monday 31 January 2023.

The successful applicant will receive funding of up to US$3000 towards a direct return airfare between Australia and America and a once-off living allowance of A$400 provided by the Adam J. Berry Memorial Fund (AJBMF). Additionally, a small daily stipend during the stay in America may be available at the discretion of the NIH host lab.

The duration of the visit is expected to be between 6 and 13 weeks and must occur between 1 May 2023 and 1 March 2024.

Applicants should be no more than 30 years of age at time of application and expected to be undertaking PhD study in Australia at time of travel.

The proposed visit should initiate long-term collaborations and facilitate the development of the applicant’s career, as well as contribute to the research program of the institute they are visiting.

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