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HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is seeking creative and innovative early career faculty committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in science for the new Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program. Each Scholar is eligible to receive up to $8.6 million over 10 years to pursue scientific excellence in their own research at their home institution, while creating an equitable and inclusive lab climate that values diversity. 

Eligible research areas include all basic biomedical science disciplines, as well as plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology. Up to 30 Freeman Hrabowski Scholars will be selected in 2023, with future competitions anticipated every other year. Applications will close at 3pm on Wednesday, September 28. For more information, please visit the HHMI website.

Bio Sci early career faculty who may be interested in applying to the Freeman Hrabowski program are encouraged to reach out to Associate Dean of DEI, Michael Yassa for additional guidance and feedback on applications. 

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