The 5D Scholarship (A pilot program)
The program offers US$1,500 to each winners who would agree to provide a brief report 6 months after receiving the scholarship and a final report (2-3 sentence summary) that will published on this website. We prioritize to support the high school students and trainees in biomedicine with the following 5 characteristics:
- Dare to challenge status quo
- Devoted to public service
- Deliver outcomes
- Driven to excel
- Diverse background
The program is open to application in the fall of each year unless otherwise noted. Please visit the Apply page to submit your application before or on Nov. 20 of the current year. The advisory committee would review and select winners and is composed of well-regarded scientists and professionals. All candidates would be de-identified during the review process for objective assessments. See the flyer here.
The winners/5D scholars of 2021 were announced on Dec. 20, 2021 and include 3 scholars and 2 runners-up.
The program is not limited to seniors students, nor limited to the endorsed students. However, we will de-identify all candidates during review process. This pilot program is currently open to selected high schools so that we collect feedback and improve it. If you or your high school is interested in participating, please contact us at info<at# the-eef.org or mlu#at>the-eef.org.