Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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1 Fulbright/Pediatric Cancer Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

The Netherland-America Foundation supports special grants to benefit pedatric cancer research.

Grant Period

9 Months

Applications for grants of 6 to 9 months, starting September 1, will be considered.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Graduates or students from schools of medicine and students pursuing graduate studies or research in the basic clinical or pharmaceutical sciences with application to the field of oncology will be considered. Also students in biomedical sciences, psychology and other fields are considered, if their research is in the field of pediatric cancer.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Dutch language proficiency is not required, but is useful at the time of arrival. Some study of Dutch prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community. University lectures are in both English and Dutch.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants are responsible for arranging their own affiliations. A good starting point is one of the following 8 pediatric oncology centers. 

  1. Emma Kinderziekenhuis AMC - Amsterdam
  2. UMC Groningen Koningin Beatrix Kinderkliniek - Groningen
  3. Willem-Alexander Kinder- en Jeugdcentrum - Leiden
  4. UMC St. Radboud Kinderziekenhuis - Nijmegen
  5. ErasmusMC - Sophia Kinderziekenhuis - Rotterdam
  6. VU Medisch Centrum - Amsterdam
  7. Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis - Utrecht
  8. Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology - Utrecht

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Please see this link for grant amounts. No tuition fees will be charged.

Ineligibility

U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered for any awards to the Netherlands.

In addition, U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch citizenship will not be considered. 

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select NAF Childhood Cancer Research from the drop down menu.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://www.fulbright.nl/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Linda Pietersen

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Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.