NBER’s Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, funded by the National Institute on Aging under the direction of Professor David Cutler and Professor Amy Finkelstein, gives trainees exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health. Participating fellows pursue independent research while benefiting from opportunities for regular interaction with the Bureau’s large network of prominent investigators in this field. Learn more about the program
The fellowship offers a 12-month stipend of $25,320; carrel space and use of computer facilities at the Bureau’s Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel and research expenses. All fellows are expected to spend the academic year in proximity to the NBER.
Applications are being accepted for 2021-2022. Applicants must be
• US citizens, lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence, or non-citizen nationals of the US and
• Enrolled in a PhD program in the greater-Boston area
We will consider applications from students enrolled in other PhD programs who are resident in the Boston area during the fellowship period.
NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans. Please refer to https://diversity.nih.gov/ for more information about NIH recruitment goals.
Deadline: December 10, 2020
Application Materials Required:
• one academic reference letter
• a brief summary (no more than 500 words) of academic background and research interests
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