This award — up to $240,000 of salary support over three years — goes to early-career medical doctors intending to pursue careers as physician-scientists.
The grant bridges formal clinical training and an academic appointment. Fellows must devote at least 80 percent of their time to basic or clinical research.
Justify supplementation greater than $15,000 and provide assurance that you’ll devote 80 percent of your time to research. Your sponsor must state the responsibilities you’ll meet for the additional salary.
Submit all materials by Oct. 17, 2020.
Awardee(s) will be notified by late December or January.
Applicants must have:
Typically, those receiving this grant have completed their terminal degrees within the previous eight years and have been appointed as assistant professors within the previous two years.
Applications are not being accepted for the Dr. Henry C. and Bertha H. Buswell Fellowship right now.
Information for the 2021 Fellowship will be posted as they are made available.
As part of the process, your faculty sponsor(s) and department chair must:
2.) Have your sponsor complete our recommendation and approval form.
3.) Have your chair complete our evaluation form.
The committee will select awardees based on the strengths of their research and training proposals.
If we select you to receive a Buswell award, we expect you to:
If you have questions, call the Office of Research and Biomedical Education at (716) 829-3398 or contact: