Summer Fellowship Program

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Korey Stringer Institute Summer Fellowship Program

The Korey Stringer Institute seeks talented undergraduate and graduate athletic training students to apply for an 8-week research and advocacy fellowship. This fellowship will be hosted at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.

This fellowship program is devoted to providing students exposure to high-level research, advocacy and education initiatives. Individuals will be provided full immersion into the daily operations of an active research lab; assisting with field studies, epidemiological investigations and laboratory protocols. Fellows will also assist KSI with advocacy initiatives and educational efforts focused on preventing sudden death in sport and physical activity at the local, state and national level.

Candidates will be selected based on the strength of their application and desire to pursue a career field related to preventing sudden death in sport and the physically active. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence, quality recommendations and strong communication skills.

Number of Fellowships:

1 Fellow will be selected for the Summer of 2017

Fellowship Amount:  

Stipend of up to $5000 dollars paid on a bi-weekly basis

                                                            (Fellows will be responsible for housing)

Fellowship Term:   

8-weeks beginning in June 2017

Eligibility:  

1. Junior or Senior undergraduate athletic training students OR

                                                              certified athletic trainer graduate students

2. US Citizenship OR appropriate work visa

Application Information:

Application materials are due by February 28, 2017.

Required Materials:  

Fellowship Application Form

                                                       Cover Letter

                                                       Resume (Including research, advocacy or clinical experience)

                                                       3 letters of recommendation

                                                       Transcript verifying eligibility

Contact Luke Belval, luke.belval@uconn.edu or 860-486-5336, for any additional questions.

Submit completed applications with accompanying materials only. Electronic submissions are preferred.

All materials should be sent to luke.belval@uconn.edu.

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