HHMI Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students

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  1. Brany

    Brany Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Has anyone here applied to this program? Do you know what are the significant factors that they take into consideration for acceptance? Any info would be appreciated.
     
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  3. RxnMan

    RxnMan Who, me? A doctor? Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    The search function is your friend. In fact, the thread below this one asks the same question.:idea:
     
  4. Pinkertinkle

    Pinkertinkle 2003 Member 10+ Year Member

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    The brochure says the recipients will be notified in march, does anyone from past years know if its early mid or late march?
     
  5. Brany

    Brany Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    anyone?
     
  6. myt

    myt Member 5+ Year Member

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    I'm wondering the same thing. I sent them an email, but never heard back. Anybody try calling?

    How about the method of notification, email or snail mail?
     
  7. Brany

    Brany Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I tried calling them, but it goes straight to their voicemail - Let us know if they responded to your email - Thanks
     
  8. trudub

    trudub Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I think I was notified by the end of the first week in March or maybe early second week. The notification is by snail mail and some people said they also received a call. I did not receive a call though. Hope that helps.
     
  9. myt

    myt Member 5+ Year Member

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    I emailed them weeks ago, so I've given up that they will ever respond.....
     
  10. Pinkertinkle

    Pinkertinkle 2003 Member 10+ Year Member

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    The rumor I heard is march 19th, so a couple more weeks to wait.
     
  11. getianshi

    getianshi Lowliest of interns 10+ Year Member

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    As I recall I emailed to ask as I was going out of town and was emailed back around March 15th or so. I received an overnight FedEx package 2 days later with the official letter and everything.

    Good luck to everyone!
     
  12. myt

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    I was told March 19 as well is when letters will go out. I wonder if they will be fedexed or regular mail....?

    Good luck.
     
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  14. Pinkertinkle

    Pinkertinkle 2003 Member 10+ Year Member

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    It's here! Good luck everyone.
     
  15. Angeliqua

    Angeliqua Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    What do you mean by "it's here!"

    Good luck, also :)
     
  16. Vytorin77

    Vytorin77 New Member 2+ Year Member

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    Did you hear via snail mail, overnight mail, email? Nothing in my email inbox yet today... time to wait for the mail/FedEx/etc.

    Good luck.
     
  17. myt

    myt Member 5+ Year Member

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    When somebody knows if it is US Postal Mail or FedEx mail, will you please post, so I will know if I should be checking with the post office or FedEx (my mail is kind of crazy). thanks!
     
  18. mellantro

    mellantro Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    fedex on monday for cloister they said in the email
     
  19. Ischemia

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    Has anyone heard from the research training fellowship for med students?

    This does not include Cloister. It is a separate program.

    I believe they do send out by fedex, but do not know. Anyone heard for sure?
     
  20. myt

    myt Member 5+ Year Member

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    I have heard from a reliable source that rejection letters starting going out on March 15 via snail mail (not fedex).
     
  21. Vytorin77

    Vytorin77 New Member 2+ Year Member

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    Got a rejection letter today via regular US mail. Postmarked 3/15. I'm in the Western U.S. Oh well. Good luck if you haven't heard anything yet.
     
  22. myt

    myt Member 5+ Year Member

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    Does anybody know what % of applicants get rejected/accepted? Just curious how competitive.
     
  23. bikewithadam

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    Curious if anyone got into multiple programs and is turning Cloister down for one reason or another?
     
  24. Pinkertinkle

    Pinkertinkle 2003 Member 10+ Year Member

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    69/200 is the number i get. About a third of applicants get the grant.
     
  25. mithms

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    Yup, fedex overnight, received today (supposedly a delivery attempt made on Friday, but I didn't see the doortag). Good luck!
     
  26. flashMD

    flashMD Member 5+ Year Member

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    I received acceptance to HHMI Fellowship via FedEx on Friday (March 16th).

    Good luck all!
     

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