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Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Harvard University

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Harvard University

PROGRAM DATES
June 6 - August 12, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Columbia University/Barnard College

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Columbia University/Barnard College

PROGRAM DATES
May 31 - August 5, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Amgen Scholars Program: Jonathan Stoltzfus, PhD

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Jonathan Stoltzfus

Host Institution: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 2007

Undergraduate Institution: Messiah College

Hometown: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Graduate Institution: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Degree and Research Area: PhD, cell and molecular biology, 2013

Amgen Scholars Global Program: Imaani Easthausen

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Imaani Easthausen

Host Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Undergraduate Institution: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

Hometown: Minneapolis

Major: Biology

Amgen Scholars Program: Nikola Doležalová

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Host Institution: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

Undergraduate Institution: Charles University in Prague

Hometown: Tečovice, Czech Republic

Major: Molecular biology and biochemistry

Amgen Scholars Program: Reem Abdel-Haq

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Host Institution: Stanford University

Undergraduate Institution: Brown Universiy

Hometown: Simi Valley, California

Major: Biology

Alumni in Action: Jack Bulat

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Host Institution: University of California, Berkeley, 2010
Current Status: Research data coordinator at Boston Children’s Hospital

Alumni in Action: Luvena Ong

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Host Institution: Columbia University, Barnard College, 2009
Current Status: PhD candidate in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

While in the Amgen Scholars Program, Luvena Ong got a firsthand look at what doing independent research would be like. Inspired by the Program and other experiences, she is now pursuing a PhD as a part of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, where she is developing and applying nucleic acid–based nanosystems.

Amgen Scholars Alumni in Action: Megan Krench

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At an Amgen Scholars alumni event held at MIT in spring 2015, we asked former Scholars how the Program has affected their career paths. Here’s what they told us.

Megan Krench

Host Institution: MIT, 2008

Current Status: PhD candidate in nueroscience

The Amgen Scholars 2014 Symposia: Perspectives on the Path

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Amgen Scholars Symposia—in the form of conferences held in Los Angeles for US Scholars and in Cambridge, England, for Scholars from throughout Europe—give Scholars much-needed perspective as they imagine potential careers in science.

In 2014, at the Program’s two annual Symposia, Amgen Scholars heard presentations by established scientists whose career trajectories embody advice regarding perspectives on the path to science careers.

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