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Merck AGS New Investigator Award

The Merck AGS New Investigator Award is a Scholarship sponsored by American Geriatrics Society.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2000
Application Deadline: 10-Dec
Requirements: Applicant must be a fellows-in-training or a new or junior investigator holding an academic appointment not longer than five years post-fellowship whose reported work must not have been published prior to application date. Applicant must submit a curriculum vitae, research abstract, and three letters of recommendation.

Sponsorship provided by:

American Geriatrics Society
Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801
New York, NY 10018
Phone Number: 212 308 1414
Fax Number: 212 832 8646

You can find out more by contacting:

Dennise McAlpin

It will help if you search for the background of the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to seek to understand the driving force for the American Geriatrics Society and their goals for the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award. Once that is done, make sure you have any likelihood to receive the scholarship. If you think that you have the possibility of actually being a recipient of the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

An important aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be long and tiresome, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application properly and thoroughly. Use caution to insure that you will not get passed over because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award actually dispenses any funds in order to know whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and how it will help you out, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award. It can be difficult to find ways to manage the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award to assist with your expenses can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award, keep at it, there will be alternative scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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