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Going the Distance: Before Graduate or Medical School
Astrobiology Magazine: Education
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Posted:   01/24/14
Author:    Sheyna E. Gifford, MD

Summary: In this series of blog posts, contributors from gURLs in space offer advice on how to fund an education in the space sciences.

Before you apply to Medical or Graduate school, consider asking for funding

Former International Space Station Commander Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., performs an ultrasound exam on Expedition 10 crewmate Russian Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov. The exam was part of a project to develop techniques for non-physician crew members to conduct ultrasound exams in space to send to the Mission Control Center for analysis. Credit: NASA
1) Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program
Official site:
Final Deadline: Check Website

2) National Physical Science Consortium
Official site:
Final Deadline: November

Considering an MD or MD/PhD?

1) AAMC MD-PhD Dual Degree Training Resources
Deadline: Varies

2) Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grants for Individuals
Official site:
Final Deadline: Varies, Check Website

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