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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowships

Date posted: 12/20/2013

Award: Summer fellowships are offered for 10 weeks of clinical or laboratory work with an award of $4,000.

Field: Medicine

Eligibility: Undergraduate students and medical students are eligible for summer fellowships-national and international applicants

Contact Information:

Phone: (800) 457-6676
Fax: (212) 923-4778
Address: Parkinson's Disease Foundation 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018
Web site:

Additional information:

PDF’s Summer Fellowship Program is used to support students from advanced undergraduates to medical students in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects. Graduate students already conducting research may also apply if they can demonstrate a financial need (e.g., lack of summer funding)*. The award is to be used to support the student's summer research, for example, to defray tuition costs of research credits or to supplement living/housing costs. This award may taxable; an IRS form 1099 will be sent to the recipient at the end of the calendar year. The goal of the Summer Fellowship is to cultivate an early interest in Fellows into the cause and possible treatments for Parkinson's disease.

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