Awards & Fellowships

The Frederick C. Robbins Fellowship and the Thomas M. and Janet S. Daniel Student Fellowship

The Center for Global Health and Diseases administers the Frederick C. Robbins and Thomas M. and Janet S. Daniel Student Fellowships to assist SOM/CCLCM medical students entering their final year in performing international clinical research electives. Students in the class of 2016 are eligible to apply for this award.  Applications will be judged competitively.
Deadline: Proposals must be submitted electronically on or before Friday, April 3, 2015.

Eligibility: The Frederick C. Robbins and Thomas M. and Janet S. Daniel Student Fellowships are available to final year SOM/CCLCM medical students (class of 2016) who are in good academic standing, have completed their core clerkships in Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery, and have passed the USMLE part I examination.  Complete and eligible applications to these fellowships but not awarded will also be considered for the CASE SOM Travel Award.

Terms: The Frederick C. Robbins and Thomas M. and Janet S. Daniel Student Fellowships provide $1,800 to support international travel for a period of one or two months. International travel for these awards is travel to a country typically considered “developing.” For support, an elective must have a substantial research or patient contact component. Language courses are not considered eligible.  The awards will be made competitively on the basis of written proposals submitted by applicants. All sections of this application must be submitted before the deadline. 

To apply for the Frederick C. Robbins Fellowship and the Thomas M. and Janet S. Daniel Student Fellowship (and also be eligible for the CWRU School of Medicine Travel Award), download the following application, complete all four sections and e-mail the entire document to the program administrator, Carmel Gambatese, at carmel.gambatese@case.edu no later than Friday, April 3, 2015.

Please CLICK HERE to download the Fellowship Application 2015 form