Cassandra Smith clsmith at DARWIN.BU.EDU
Fri Sep 2 12:52:00 EST 1994


                  The Department of Biomedical Engineering
                             Boston University
                        1995 Graduate Fellowships 

The Biomedical Engineering Department of Boston University is pleased to 
announce the availability of federal and university funds to support graduate 
studies leading to the Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering.  These funds have 
been made available through a U.S. Department of Education program entitled:  
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need.  These fellowships will 
support students of the highest caliber who intend to pursue careers in 
teaching and research and are intended to increase the number of U.S. 
citizens who receive doctoral degrees in three areas of national need: (1) 
biomolecular engineering and biotechnology, (2) computational biology and (3) 

These fellowships provide cost-of-living stipends of $14,400 and tuition and 
academic fees of up to $18,544 for the first year.  Students receiving these 
Fellowships can expect full financial support including a stipend and tuition 
for up to five years of their doctoral program, contingent on satisfactory 
academic and research progress.  Recipients will also participate in the 
department's teaching program for two semesters during their doctoral 

Application Deadlines:  
4 Fellowships starting January 95      must apply before November 1, 1994
7 Fellowships starting September 95    must apply before January 15, 1995

Contact: Sharon Simon, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Coordinator (617) 
353-2805 or e-mail: ses at buenga.bu.edu for application materials.

The U.S. Department of Education provided $165,501 to support seven 
fellowships in AY 94/95, representing 72% of the cost of the first year 
support.  Boston University will provide the remaining 28%.  These awards are 
dependent on financial need, however, other fellowships are also available.

Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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