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NIH, Wellcome Trust Accepting PhD Applications

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The National Institutes of Health and the Wellcome Trust are accepting applications for four-year PhD training program. "The scheme provides opportunities for the most promising postgraduate students to undertake international, collaborative four-year PhD training based in both a UK/Republic of Ireland academic institution" and at NIH, according to a Wellcome Trust news release. Up to five students will be accepted, and they will be "expected to spend an equal amount of time in both laboratories." The PhD students will be co-mentored by advisers at both institutions. The studentships include "support for the student's stipend, PhD fees, college fees (if required), and a contribution towards research" — and applicable travel — costs. Complete eligibility and application requirements can be found here. The deadline to apply is November 15.

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