ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award

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ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award

The American Society of Hematology is providing the ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award to encourage minority groups in the United States to pursue a career in academic haematology.

The MHFA is open to MD/DO, Ph.D., and MD/DO-PhD researchers in their first or second year of grant at the time of participation.

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society which serves both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases.

Who May Eligible

Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • Candidates must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada and plan to conduct his/her research project in the contiguous United States or Canada.
  • Participants must possess an MD/DO, Ph.D., or MD/DO-PhD degree.
  • Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in haematology research.
  • Students must have fewer than three years of research experience after completion of their degree. 

How to Apply

  • All aspirants need to complete the following:
    • Applicant NIH Biographical Sketch
    • Research Mentor NIH Biographical Sketch
    • Applicant Career Development Plan
    • Personal Statement
    • Project Proposal
    • Mentor Letter of Support
    • Institutional Commitment Letter from the Training Program Director
  • For more information about the required materials, students can see the Required Documents PDF.
  • All materials must be submitted through the ASH online awards system.              


The award provides each recipient with $100,000 for a two- to three-year period. 

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

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