Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Call for Applications: NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Posted: 2/26/2018 (Conference)

The Butler-Williams Scholars Program provides unique opportunities for junior faculty and researchers who are new to the field of aging to gain insight about research on aging from a number of perspectives.

The 2018 Butler-Williams Scholars Program (formerly the Summer Institute on Aging Research) includes lectures, seminars, and small group discussions in research design relative to aging, including health disparities research related to aging. Lectures will cover research topics including: the biology of aging; genetics and Alzheimer’s disease; and health, behavior, and aging. Discussion sessions will focus on methodological approaches and interventions. The program also will include consultation on the development of research interests and advice on preparing and submitting research grant applications to NIA.

The B-W Scholars Program is sponsored by NIA with support from the National Hartford Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Date: July 30-August 3, 2018

Application Deadline: March 23, 2018

Eligibility: Qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, etc.). Only applicants working in the field of aging or actively considering this research field will be considered.

To Apply: Please complete and submit the application form, then send the required supporting documents by email.

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Deadline: 03/23/2018

Location: Bethesda, MD