The Miller Institute of the University of California Berkeley invites applicants for Miller Research Fellowship. The Institute is known for Basic Research in Science invites department chairs, faculty advisors, professors and research scientists at institutions around the world to submit online nominations for Miller Research Fellowships in the basic sciences. The Miller Institute seeks to discover and encourage individuals of outstanding talent and to provide them with the opportunity to pursue their research on the Berkeley campus. The institute will select the Fellows on the basis of their academic achievement and the promise of their scientific research. Miller Fellows also have a keen curiosity about all science and share an appreciation for an interdisciplinary experience. The Miller Institute is the sponsor and the administrative home department for each Miller Fellow. Fellows are to perform research in the facilities provided by the host UC Berkeley academic department(s).
The Miller Institute awards up to 8-10 Fellowship each year. The Fellowships are for a period of three years, generally beginning August 1 and ending on July 31. Further, the institute provides an annual stipend of $65,000 with the possibility of annual increase. Further, they will receive a research fund of $10,000 per annum payable in support for research.
Also, the fellowship guarantees a travel allowance of $3,000 to relocate personal belongings. Moreover, the benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term disability as well as life insurance.
Only the nominated candidates may apply for the fellowship. Further, the nominee must meet the eligibility criteria to be able to receive an invitation. The Miller Institute will invite the nominees to apply for the fellowship.
Miller Institute Fellowship Nominations for 2020-2023 are due no later than September 10, 2019. Invited nominees will be asked to complete an online application due no later than October 10, 2019.