Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Announces Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease Research


Deadline: January 31, 2017

The Wrenn Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease Research awards a single three-year graduate fellowship of $40,000/year ($120,000 total) to a Duke Ph.D. student conducting innovative Alzheimer’s disease research. The awardees must be matriculated Duke graduate students who have completed their graduate coursework. The awardee will be named a Wrenn Fellow and will provide a research report at the end of their three year award period.

Applications will be reviewed and selected by a panel comprising of faculty directors of graduate programs in the brain sciences at Duke, as well as faculty from the Alzheimer’s research community within Duke.

Those interested in applying for the fellowship should contact Tanya Schreiber. Required application materials include the student’s CV, official transcript, a 1-2 page research summary, and a letter of support from the student’s graduate mentor. The Wrenn Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease Research is administered by the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences.