Summer Research -- The Howard Hughes Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship at Johns Hopkins will award a stipend of $3,000 to up to 30 undergraduates in either the School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering. Students who qualify will conduct laboratory research with a faculty sponsor. Areas of research opportunity include biology, chemistry, sociology, psychology and biomedical as well as other areas of engineering. The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 16.
Each student should submit a completed application, letter of support from a lab sponsor, letter of recommendation from a faculty member, college transcript and a three-page proposal outlining the research project on which the student will be working during the summer.
For more information and to download an application, go to the http://www.jhu.edu/~as1/researchlink.html. Interested individuals can also pick up an application from the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, 224 Mergenthaler Hall on the Homewood campus, or call 410-516-8215.
Grant Opportunity -- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has provided Johns Hopkins with funds to support one-year research startup grants related to suicide. The small grants will be available to young investigators--students, residents, fellows and junior faculty through the rank of assistant professor. The goal of the program is to stimulate and support the development of investigators and of research related to the understanding or prevention of suicide. The research may be carried out in any area, department or school within the university, including but not limited to basic sciences, humanities, social sciences and clinical departments.
Eligible young investigators may submit a one-page proposal with a copy of their CV and a brief summary of career goals (not longer than one page) to J. Raymond DePaulo Jr., c/o Minda Heyman, by Friday, Jan. 22.
Applications may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 410-955-0152 or by mail to Department of Psychiatry, 3-181 Meyer, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, Md. 21287-7381. For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.med.jhu.edu/bipolar/grantfa.htm.