Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Physics: Industry, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine
The fellowship is awarded for the first two years of graduate study leading to a doctoral degree in Medical Physics (Ph.D. or DMP). Both BSc. and MS holders are eligible to apply. Applicants must be a member of the AAPM at the time of application, (any membership category). Pending membership status not eligible. A stipend of $13,000 per year, plus tuition support not exceeding $5,000 per year is assigned to the recipient. The amount of tuition support granted will be at the discretion of AAPM. The award will be paid to the recipient’s institution and distributed in accordance with the institution’s disbursement procedures. It is AAPM’s policy that none of the funds may be diverted to the institution’s “facilities”, “administrative”, or other overhead categories and the full $13,000 stipend must be provided to the recipient.
Each applicant must be a graduate of an undergraduate program in physics or equivalent majors (e.g. engineering-physics, math-physics, or nuclear engineering or applied physics) from an accredited university or college in North America. The undergraduate grade point average must be greater than 3.5 (Based on a 4.0). Each applicant must have submitted an application for graduate study to one of the CAMPEP accredited programs with subsequent acceptance.
Additional Salary Information: Each applicant must have submitted an application for graduate study to one of the CAMPEP accredited programs with subsequent acceptance. (www.campep.org)
About American Association of Physicists in Medicine
The mission of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine is to advance the science, education and professional practice of Medical Physics; a broad-based scientific and professional discipline which encompasses physical principles with applications in biology and medicine. With 8552 members, AAPM supports the Medical Physics community with a focus on advancing patient care through education, improving safety and efficacy of radiation oncology and medical imaging procedures through research, and the maintenance of professional standards. AAPM has a staff of 26 and an annual budget of 10.5M, and is located at 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
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