Established in 1976 by Dr. and Mrs. R. Carmichael Tilghman, this traveling fellowship is to be awarded annually to young members of the Medical Faculty to assist them during a sabbatical leave of up to one year to travel outside the Baltimore area to pursue new theories, methods and techniques in their chosen discipline.
Both full and part time members of the Medical Faculty are eligible for consideration. The recipient must be a native born citizen of the United States and those applicants proposing studies which have a clinical application will be given the strongest consideration.
Use of Funds:
A maximum of $15,000 can be awarded each year to one or more applicants. The funds are to be used toward travel, living expenses, and tuition costs for up to a one year period. No salary or research costs may be paid by these funds.
Selection Process and Due Date:
Applications will be reviewed and approved or disapproved as they are received, by a committee consisting of the Dean of the Medical Faculty, the Vice Dean for Faculty, the Vice Dean for Research, the Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation, the Associate Dean for Research Administration, and the Directors of the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. Applications can be submitted at anytime, but should be submitted at least 60 days prior to the proposed travel.
Applications should be sent to the Committee in a letter format, addressed to Thomas Burns, Committee Secretary. Send an electronic copy to Karen Falter (email@example.com). The application should include the following information:
Proposed Study Plan
Supporting Information: (attach to the original and each copy of the application letter)
If you have any questions regarding the Tilghman Traveling Fellowship or the application process, please contact Karen Falter at 410-361-8342 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.