The Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding performance or who bring special qualities or abilities to the University of Notre Dame in the area of Precision Medicine research. The Fellowship acknowledges academic achievement, financial need, character, and qualities of leadership. In awarding the fellowships, preference is given to graduate students in the College of Engineering or College of Science whose scholarship is in the area of precision medicine research and education, or in a related biomedical science or engineering field. One $5,000 fellowship will be awarded for Summer 2017.
The online application includes a brief statement for proposed summer research, a personal statement, a recommendation letter from the student’s advisor, and the student’s CV. The deadline to complete the application is Friday, April 7, at 5:00 p.m. Eligible students must be enrolled in the university for both the Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters.