Bristol-Myers Squibb

1. Name of Program: Fellowship Program in Academic Medicine for Minority Students

Population: First- through third-year students. U.S. citizens who are African American, mainland Puerto Rican, Mexican American, or American Indian (Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian); M.D.-degree-granting medical school in the United States

Program Description:

  • To address a simple but significant statistic: minorities are profoundly underrepresented in the field of academic medicine

Length of Award: 8-12 weeks

Amount Awarded: $6,000

Application Information: http://www.bms.com/sr/philanthropy/data/fellow2003.pdf


2. Name of Program: Freedom to Discover Grants and Awards

Population: Institutions and principal investigators: cancer grant recipients, cardiovascular grant recipients, infectious diseases grant recipients, metabolic grant recipients, neuroscience grant recipients, and nutrition grant recipients

Program Description:

  • To provide relief and even cures from devastating and debilitating illnesses to millions of people around the world

Length of Award: Five years

Amount Awarded: $500,000 unrestricted research grant and a distinguished achievement award of $50,000 to an individual researcher

Application Information: http://www.bms.com/sr/grants/data/factsh.doc

Eli Lilly

1. Name of Program: Drug Information Residency

Population: Pharm.D. students

Program Objective:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry Setting: To receive balanced instruction in service, education, and research

  • Institutional Setting: To gain important experience in the provision of drug information within the acute care setting, including participation in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Institutional Review Board

Length of Award: One year

Application Information: http://www.lilly.com/careers/campuszone/


2. Name of Program: Visiting Scientist Program

Population: Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D., or master’s degree

Program Objective:

  • To fully develop individuals into effective, influential professionals knowledgeable about the drug development process and the pharmaceutical industry

Length of Award: One year

Amount Rewarded: $32,000 per year

Application Information: http://www.lilly.com/careers/campuszone/



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