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HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program

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June 30, 2022
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Attention Tenure Track Assistant Professors! The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has recently announced the Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program which aims to support outstanding basic researchers, including physician-scientists, who have strong potential to become leaders in their fields and to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through their mentorship and understanding of the experiences of trainees from races and ethnicities underrepresented in US science.

Program at a glance

  • $8.6m potential support per scholar
  • 10-year potential appointment per scholar
  • Up to 30 scholars awarded every other year

Eligibility

  • hold a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent)
  • began first post-training position and a tenure-track faculty position on or after July 1, 2018, or have accepted an offer for a tenure-track position that will begin no later than July 1, 2023
  • have a research focus in any area of basic biomedical science, biomedical engineering, and/or computational biology

Important Dates

  • September 28, 2022 — Applications due at 3:00 PM EST
  • October 5, 2022 — Letters of support due
  • Early January 2023 — Applicants notified of status
  • If selected to move forward, there are additional dates. Note that semifinalists would be expected to present virtually between Feb. 27 — Mar 1, 2023.

For more information, including full eligibility criteria, please see the program announcement and FAQs.

The Research Institute is committed to supporting you in your application. The Office of Faculty Development, Grant Proposal Success (GPS) Program, and the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs have teamed up to provide coordinated support should you decide to pursue this opportunity.
Indicate your interest by contacting ofd@chop.edu by July 15, 2022.