WRITER: SETH COOMBS
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: April 22, 1999
UI Cancer Center offers student stipend award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Cancer Center
is offering a $2,500 student stipend award to an outstanding student in the
medical, dental or health professional degree programs to pursue a research
career in cancer.
Funds to support the stipend are provided by the American
Students are asked to submit a one- to two-page proposal
describing his/her research project, its relevance to cancer, the objectives
of the project, biographical information and an overview of the facilities
to be utilized. Students should also include a letter of support from their
Proposals will be accepted from those enrolled in a formal
degree program, but those within a research-oriented degree program are not
Interested parties must submit five copies of the application
by 5 p.m. May 14. The successful applicant will be announced in June.
For further application details contact the UI Cancer
Center at (319) 353-8620 or visit its web site at http://www.vh.org/Welcome/UIHC/UIHCMedDepts/CancerCenter/ResResources.html.