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Grants and Funding

Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. The doctors and scientists of Weill Cornell Medicine - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting edge research that connects patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies.

Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university, Cornell University, to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree, and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. WCM faculty provide comprehensive patient care at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. Major affiliations are also maintained with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery and Houston Methodist Hospital. Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Burroughs Welcome Fund Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program

The Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program (GDEP) provides $5,000 over two years to support underrepresented Ph.D. candidates enrolled in a North Carolina university and conducting biomedical research.  The opportunity is designed to provide enrichment support for student success.

Funds will support the following:

  • Activities for the graduate student to travel and participate in or present at conferences, workshops, courses, and training.
  • Costs associated with the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies related to their research, presentation, short course enrollment, workshops, and training.
  • Participation in a peer network system of diversity and/or underrepresented graduate students.

Application Instructions available here http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/diversity-science/graduate-diversity-enrichment-program

Application Deadline July 2, 2019

Funding for PhD and MD-PhD Students

Visit the Graduate School website.

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