Requesting Applications for the 2014 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences


We are pleased to solicit internal applications to be considered for the 2014 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences. The Pew Scholars Program provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The candidates are individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level. The award provides $240,000 in flexible support — $60,000 per year for a four-year period.

Candidates interested in applying should contact Phyliss Quail at 215-590-1418 or for the internal application guidelines. All candidates will need to include a Letter of Support from the chair of their division to include as part of the internal application package.

Internal Deadline — 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013


  • Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences or medicine.
  • As of November 1, 2013, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor.
  • On July 2, 2013, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before July 2, 2010), whether or not such an appointment was on a tenure track. Time spent in clinical internships, residencies, or in work toward board certification does not count as part of this three-year limit.

*Applicants with committed awards that overlap for the first two years of the Pew Scholars Program from the Searle Scholars Program, Rita Allen Foundations Scholars, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists, Beckman Young Investigator Program, Ellison New Scholar Award, W.M. Keck Foundation, Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award, and the Kimmel Scholar Award are not eligible.

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