HHMI International Research Scholar Grants 2017
HHMI International Research Scholar Grants 2017

International (Outside the USA and UK) Researcher

2017 / 2018 Grants in USA / UK

HHMI International Research Scholar Grants 2017

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is offering International Research Scholar Grants in the biomedical field for international applicants outside the USA and UK. HHMI Foundation are announcing a new International early career scientist Program that will support up to 50 outstanding scientists in the USA and UK.

Field of Study / Subjects

The grant is available in the biomedical research  

Other latest All Countries Funding Agencies are also offered for different Research and Projects all over the world.

Number of Grants

Up to 50 awards for international outstanding students this year


The duration of the research grant is five (5) years

Awards Description

  • Grants offered are for five-years and will provide $250,000 USD in the first year
  • $100,000 per year in the following 4 years
  • Allowable expense categories include:
  • Salaries and stipends for award recipients
  • Graduate students
  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • Technicians
  • Equipment and supplies cost
  • Travel
  • Publication costs
  • Grant funds may not be used for laboratory renovations

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete a doctoral or medical degree and have postdoctoral research training
  • Hold a full-time position as an independent scientist at a research oriented university, medical school, or nonprofit institution in any country excluding: The G-7 Countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, & United States)
  • Have received training at the doctoral, medical, or postdoctoral level in the USA or the UK for at least 1 year
  • Must have been the first or senior author on at least two peer-reviewed, English-language, original research publications
  • Have started their first independent research position on or after April 1, 2009
  • Have no major administrative duties, just control their own research direction, laboratory space, and funding
  • Conduct biomedical research on basic biological and disease mechanisms

How to Apply / Download Researcher Grants Form / Documents Required

Must provide all of the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Training Experiences
  • Major Achievements (Max 250 words)
  • Research Program Abstract (Max 250 words)
  • Research Program (Max 1500 words)
  • Institutional Support
  • Publications of Note with Statements of Significance and Impact
  • Reference Letters

Contact us:

  • E-mail: IECS@hhmi.org

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 30th June (annual)

Official Website: Just go the official site for more details